Certificate III in Accounts Administration                Nationally Recognised Training

Program code                                                                            FNS30315


CRICOS Course Code                                                                088907G


Course duration                                                                        22 weeks


Delivery mode                                                                           Face to face training


Campus location and delivery site                                      337-339 La Trobe Street / 338 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC


Course Description

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully support financial operations in a range of roles in classifying, recording and reporting of accounting information and other business statements.

This course is part of the Financial Services Training Package and satisfies the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) guidelines. This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include:

  • Filing, checking and processing financial data entry and processing accounts payable/receivable
  • Providing customer service in financial transactions
  • Assisting in processing payroll
  • Front line cashiering and bank account maintenance
  • Assisting with entering transaction data to ledgers and maintaining a general ledger
  • Producing GST reports

Entry Requirements

Age requirements:

  • Over 18 years of age OR
  • International students under the age of 18 is required to have guardianship and accommodation arrangements in place and provide all supporting evidence to GBCA for approval. Upon approving the arrangements, GBCA will issue a CoE and the Confirmation of Approved Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) Letter to the student. The letter is to be presented to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) when the student applies for a student visa.

Academic requirements:

  • All students are required to meet the requirements of previous accounting qualification (Cert I or II in Financial Services or equivalent); or
  • Minimum of Year 12 or equivalent Academic Statement (certified) with a pass grade in accounting unit; or
  • Completion of one accounting subject in a Bachelor or higher level; or
  • Minimum of 6 months industry working experience with accounting duties in a registered company.

Language requirements:

  • Minimum of IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5) or equivalent, or
  • Achieved a Satisfactorily Pass in the Australian Year 12 English subject, or
  • Have been successfully completing at least 1 semester of a Bachelor course (or above) at an Australian University or Higher Education provider, or
  • Satisfactory outcome for Internal English placement, or
  • Successfully complete the GBCA English course/s to meet the English requirements of the intended course.

Material requirement

Students are required to bring their own laptop with Microsoft Office 2007 or a later version installed for face to face classes.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system
FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

Assessment Methods

A variety of assessment methods will be used throughout the course, including: Written Questions, Practical Activities, Role Plays, Case Studies, Project, Assignment, Integrated Practical Activities or Verbal Questioning.

Tuition and Non-Tuition fees

Please refer to the Fee Schedule.

Intake Dates

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