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Offering Info

Certificate III in Accounts Administration

  • National Course Code: FNS30317
  • TAFE NSW code: FNS30317-01V02-21MBK-024

Location – Meadowbank

Attendance

Part Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

Enquire Now

Study Commitment

12 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The Certificate III in Accounts Administration will help you start your career as an accounts assistant. Gain a strong foundational knowledge in accounts and be qualified to support your team using software, spreadsheets, reports, and other financial documents.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • Perform financial calculations and maintain spreadsheets
  • Work effectively in the financial services industry
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Use industry tools, techniques and software

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career:

  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Interpersonal skills to work with your team and provide great services to clients
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Problem solving skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • Strong foundation to work confidently in the industry
  • The right path to growing your career fast

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue your studies and gain the skills that will more senior roles:

  • Certificate IV in Accounting
  • Diploma of Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Accounts assistant
  • Office assistant
  • Payroll junior

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Technology is changing the role of administrators and this course provides the industry-relevant knowledge and skills to work effectively in an evolving space.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Accounts Administration as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can create the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be in relevant employment as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • An interest and aptitude in working with numbers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to develop workplace communication skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

During 2021, construction of the new Meadowbank Education & Employment Precinct will be undertaken at TAFE NSW Meadowbank. There may be some disruption to students during that time, including noise, dust, vibration and changes to campus parking. TAFE NSW is focussed on minimising any disruption to students, where practicable. Contact us on 131601 for any questions.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm Meadowbank Campus, Block P, Level 5, Room P5.03
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 10:00am to 11:00am Meadowbank Campus, Block P, Level 5, Room P5.03
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm Meadowbank Campus, Block P, Level 5, Room P5.03
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 10:00am to 11:00am Meadowbank Campus, Block P, Level 5, Room P5.03
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 6:00pm to 7:00pm Meadowbank Campus, Block P, Level 5, Room P5.03

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part time evening face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class, over 4 evenings a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, assignments preparation, research

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who seek to learn accounting principles and develop and apply specialised knowledge in the use of spreadsheets and accounting software, such as MYOB.
Are new entrants to the finance sector and looking for an entry level qualification.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Tutorial support center will operate during semester at a time to be advised

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday - Wednesday 6:00pm to 8:30pm and Thursday 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Timetable for Semester 1 2022 will be advised.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

Textbooks are required and will be available from the publishers at an additional cost.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBFIA302 Process payroll
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
FNSACM301 Administer financial accounts
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBFIA302 Process payroll

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Meadowbank
See Street, Meadowbank
Phone 131 601

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