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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

FNS30315
Average Course Fee: $2483
Average Duration: 1 Year

This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, providing customer service in financial transactions and producing reports. They apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, some units will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit. Refer to FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume for guidance on requirements.

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Accounts Administration

80.7%

Satisfied with the training
51.5%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Accounts Clerk ( ANZSCO code 551111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
137,400 persons were employed as Accounting Clerks in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 25,001 and 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: below average Low Below average Average Above average High
Below average
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Accounting Clerks in 2014 are: $1,044. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Accounting Clerks visit Job Outlook
This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC

For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

Total number of units = 11

7 core units plus

4 elective units

The elective units consist of:

  • 1 from the electives below.
  • Of the remaining 3 units:

  • up to 3 may be from the electives
  • up to 3 may be from Certificate III or IV in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.
  • The elective units chosen must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

    Core Units

    BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

    BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

    BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

    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

    Elective Units

    BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints

    BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

    BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards

    BSBFIA302 Process payroll

    BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

    BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets

    BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

    BSBRKG303 Retrieve information from records

    BSBRKG304 Maintain business records

    BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

    FNSACM301 Administer financial accounts

    FNSACM302 Prepare, match and process receipts

    FNSACM303 Process payment documentation

    FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system

    FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system

    FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system

    FNSCRD301 Process applications for credit

    FNSCRD302 Monitor and control accounts receivable

    FNSCRD405 Manage overdue customer accounts

    FNSCUS402 Resolve disputes

    FNSORG301 Administer fixed asset register

    FNSRTS301 Provide customer service in a retail agency

    FNSRTS302 Handle foreign currency transactions

    FNSRTS304 Administer debit card services

    FNSRTS307 Maintain Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) services

    FNSRTS308 Balance cash holdings

    FNSRTS309 Maintain main bank account

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Accounts Officer
    Payroll Officer
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Accounting and Bookkeeping
    Business Administration
    Business Services
    Financial Services
    Financial Services
    Government Administration
    Human Resource Management
    Local Government
    Local Government Regulation
    Superannuation



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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Accounts Administration

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Accounts Administration

    27.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    16.8 %

    Numerical Clerks

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    53.5%
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    11.1*%
    Sales Workers
    Labourers
    10.1*%
    Labourers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $44,500

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 82.2 83.3 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    60.1
    25.6
    34.5
     
    75
    43.1
    31.7
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    3.6*
    31.5
    7.1*
     
    7.2
    9
    14.1
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 80.7 84.1 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 51.5 59 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 92.8 88.4 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 62.6 79.1 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 87.6 88.6 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 44 500 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Clerical and Administrative Workers
    Sales Workers
    Labourers
     
    53.5
    11.1*
    10.1*
     
    36.3
    21.1
    12.8
     
    27.4
    26
    13.1
    Top Industries (%):
    Retail Trade
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
     
    14.6
    13.5*
    10.4*
     
    18.2
    12.4
    12.1
     
    21
    17.1
    8.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 91 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 43 400 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 29.2 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.3 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 83.9 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 27.9 40.8 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 46 900 40 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) 42.6 32.5 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.6 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 68.8 76.9

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Retail Trade
    14.6
    Retail Trade
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    13.5*
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    10.4*
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
    Financial Services

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".