Certificate III in Accounts Administration

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to reflect the role of entry-level employees who perform routine duties and provides them with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge to enable them to take on the processing of various financial contexts. The qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include:

> Filing, checking and processing financial data entry and processing accounts payable/accounts receivable

> Providing customer service in financial transactions

> Assisting in processing payroll

> Frontline cashiering and bank account maintenance

> Assisting with entering transaction data to ledgers and maintaining a general ledger

> Processing purchases and sales including EFT/e-business

Location of Course Delivery

This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne and Sydney city campuses. Melbourne is located at 277 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria. Sydney is located at 72 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Delivery Approach and Mode

Delivery of the course is based on 20 hours face to face delivery per week over a period of 20 weeks delivered over 1 semester. This course is only available as face to face delivery for overseas student visa holders but is also available online, classroom and blended delivery for other participants.

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 20 weeks. However, depending on the time of enrolment and holiday periods throughout the year, the total duration of the course could be up to 26 weeks (including holidays).

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles.

These include project work, reports, portfolio development as well as individual presentations.

Entry Requirements

Year 12 or equivalent literacy and numeracy levels or evidence of competency in majority of units in the Certificate II in Financial Services qualification or other relevant qualifications;

and

Students must be 18 years of age or over

An English language proficiency score of 5.5 IELTS or equivalent for International students.

Pathways

After achieving the Certificate III in Accounting, candidates may undertake a Certificate IV in Accounting.

COURSE CODE: FNS30315 CRICOS Code: 086434G

Course Structure

To attain a Certificate III in Accounts Administration, competency in the following 11 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

1
FNSINC301
Work effectively in the financial services industry
Core
2
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
Core
3
BSBWRT301
Write simple documents
Core
4
FNSACC303
Perform financial calculations
Core
5
BSBWHS201
Contribute to the health and safety of others
Core
6
FNSACC301
Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
Core
7
FNSACC302
Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
Core
8
FNSRTS309
Maintain main bank account
Elective
9
BSBFIA302
Process payroll
Elective
10
FNSCRD302
Monitor and control accounts receivable
Elective
11
BSBFIA401
Prepare financial reports
Elective

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