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Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317

Overview

This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts, providing customer service in financial transactions, and producing routine financial reports. Individuals in these roles apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision.
This qualification is available flexibly and you can enrol to commence your studies at any time. Alternatively you may enrol for day or evening classroom delivery at the start of each semester.

Qualification: Certificate III in Accounts Administration FNS30317
Program No: C3-BT12
Campus: CIT Reid  face-to-face classes
Flexibly at CIT Reid  CIT Tuggeranong  CIT Gungahlin 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (20 hours) face-to-face classes per week plus up to 17 hours per week of online study and independent learning OR part-time equivalent.
Cost Info:

2018 - Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. In addition, a Service and Amenities fee of $40 will be payable each semester. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

2019 - New enrolment fee arrangements will be introduced. The $40 Services and Amenities fee will be included in the total subject costs. Indicative program cost may vary slightly and the subject costs displayed will also change. Further information is available at Course fees and assistance.

Indicative Cost: $910
Likely Job Outcome: Employment in roles such as cashier, accounts payable/receivable assistant and customer service.
Enrolment Type: Standard
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Additional Information

Textbooks are required for most subjects.

This qualification is part of a suite of programs that includes FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping, FNS50217 Diploma of Accounting and FNS60217 Advanced Diploma of Accounting. Lower level qualifications or equivalent skills and knowledge are required for successful completion of higher level programs.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

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  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

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    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

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    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete 11 Subjects (7 Core and 4 Electives)

Core - Complete all 7

  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
    • CIT Code: MGNT384
      Cost: $160.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications.
      It applies to individuals who possess fundamental skills in computer operations and keyboarding. They may exercise discretion and judgement using appropriate theoretical knowledge of document design and production to provide technical advice and support to a team.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWRT301 Write simple documents
    • CIT Code: COMM343
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and finalise a basic document.
      It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts and may exercise some discretion and judgement to produce a range of workplace documentation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSACC304 Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
    • CIT Code: ACCT447
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system. This work is conducted under supervision and encompasses entering information into the system, processing transactions in the system, and producing reports. It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge, information technology, and coordination skills when operating computerised accounting systems in the course of their business activities in service and trading environments.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSACC311 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
    • CIT Code: ACCT431
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and process routine financial documents, prepare journal entries, post journal entries to ledgers, prepare banking and reconcile financial receipts, and extract a trial balance and interim reports.
      It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and follow agreed processes to carefully check and process detailed financial information to ensure standards are maintained.
      Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on regulatory requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSACC312 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
    • CIT Code: ACCT432
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to reconcile and monitor subsidiary accounts in financial accounts receivable systems, identify bad and doubtful debts and plan a recovery action, record creditor invoices, and remit payments to sundry creditors.
      It applies to individuals who use specialised knowledge and follow agreed processes to problem solve within the scope of own responsibility.
      Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Financial Services Training Package Companion Volume Implementation Guide or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on regulatory requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSACC313 Perform financial calculations
    • CIT Code: ACCT433
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a range of routine calculation methods and techniques when performing routine financial calculations and checking calculation outcomes. It applies to individuals who use literacy and numeracy skills to perform routine computational tasks as part of their operational job role.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry
    • CIT Code: ACCT373
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to correctly interpret and apply industry and organisational procedures, guidelines, policies, ethical standards and sustainability requirements to day-to-day work in the financial services industry.
      It applies to individuals with the fundamental skills required to work in the financial services industry and underpins other units used in all sectors of the industry.
      Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - Complete 4

  • BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets
    • CIT Code: COMP365
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop spreadsheets through the use of spreadsheet software.
      It applies to individuals employed in a range of environments who tend to be personally responsible for designing and working with spreadsheets under minimal supervision.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSCRD405 Manage overdue customer accounts
    • CIT Code: ACCT391
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify customer accounts which have outstanding payments and negotiate agreements that are monitored for compliance or further action.
      It applies to individuals who may use a range of organisational and negotiation skills to plan, manage and monitor their work. This unit may be adapted to meet a range of debt recovery and debt management job roles.
      Work functions in the occupational areas where this unit may be used are subject to regulatory requirements. Refer to the FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume or the relevant regulator for specific guidance on requirements.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSORG301 Administer fixed asset register
    • CIT Code: ACCT377
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain a register of capital expenditure items.
      It applies to individuals who operate under some supervision in asset control roles in organisations of various sizes.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • FNSRTS309 Maintain main bank account
    • CIT Code: ACCT387
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse, verify and process credit and debit transactions, and prepare reconciliation reports.
      It applies to individuals who, within their limit of responsibility, use numeracy skills to accurately perform and check financial calculations and closely follow organisational procedures.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Advanced Diploma Accounting FNS60217
Diploma Accounting FNS50217
Certificate IV Accounting and Bookkeeping FNS40217
Statement Attainment Advanced Accounting Principles Skill Set FNSSS00015
Statement Attainment Small Business Financial Management Skill Set BSBSS00050
Statement Attainment Accounting Principles Skill Set FNSSS00014
Statement Attainment Tax Law for Tax Agents Skill Set (Tax documentation) FNSSS00008
Statement Attainment BAS Agent Registration Skill Set FNSSS00004
Statement Attainment Commercial Law for Tax Agents Skill Set FNSSS00005
Statement Attainment training Bookkeeping using MYOB [extract from BSB30415]
Non-Accredited Training Accounts for Trades

More Information

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