Whether you’re a school leaver, career shifter, business owner, or simply looking to develop some readily required skills; an online qualification in Administration and Accounts such as the Cert III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317) is the course for you!

Learn day to day office skills and grow your knowledge base as you hone an in demand skill set that can lay the foundation for a career pathway to Accounting and Bookkeeping.

  • Cash handling & reconciliation 
  • Maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Using computerised Accounting Systems
  • Prepare business documents using MS Word

 

 Build your business acumen through AIFT self-paced online and nationally recognised courses.

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Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317)

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  • Designed for completion of its practical assignments using the MYOB Student version software as standard.
  • Online learning is self paced and lets you balance your time around your work or family commitments.
  • In-depth learning resources:
    • eLearning files
    • Guided Power Point
    • Pre-recorded online tutorials presented by our qualified trainers
  • Complete your studies at a time that fits in with your lifestyle.
  • Dedicated trainer support and option to upskill .

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RRP $2250

Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30317)

Online Learning – Self Paced

Instant Access/Start Today!

  • Designed for completion of its practical assignments using the MYOB Student version software as standard.
  • Online learning is self paced and lets you balance your time around your work or family commitments.
  • In-depth learning resources:
    • eLearning files
    • Guided Power Point
    • Pre-recorded online tutorials presented by our qualified trainers
  • Complete your studies at a time that fits in with your lifestyle.
  • Dedicated trainer support and option to upskill .

Apply for RPL

Call us on (07) 3556 3831 for a consultation with a course coordinator.

If you have been currently working in an administration role or assistant bookkeeper/Office Administrator it is likely you already possess or have prior skills and experience applicable to this qualification.

We can assess these skills and knowledge as credits towards a Certificate III qualification in Accounts Administration.

By providing documented evidence and a portfolio of your work to demonstrate your understanding of the learning outcomes in the course. The portfolio often contains files such as, prior pieces of work such as letters, reports or presentations that you have or currently use on a day to day basis.

Our RPL pack includes:

  • Full list of evidence criteria
  • Detailed templates
  • 3rd Party Declaration of your skills
  • Checklists

RPL is not a short cut! It is often a more complex process than completing the self-paced study and doing the activities. However, you may find that you can obtain credits for 1 or 2 units which can reduce the time required to complete the course.

Online
Learning

Every unit for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is available for online study. With option of Xero or MYOB assessment.

Real World
Experience

With over 40 years combined experience our trainers remain active in the profession, giving you relevant support and training.

TPB
Approved*

Approved by the Tax Practitioners Board as meeting education requirements to register as a BAS Agent. *Additional Requirements Apply

Student
Focused Support

Accounting is our profession and training is our passion. AIFT is partnered with our sister company Your Finance Department.

Online
Learning

Every unit for the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is available for online study. With option of Xero or MYOB assessment.

Real World
Experience

With over 40 years combined experience our trainers remain active in the profession, giving you relevant support and training.

Start Today Instant Access

No 'intake' dates. Enrol today on one of our affordable payment plans and get access to commence your course today.

Student
Focused Support

Accounting is our profession and training is our passion. AIFT is partnered with our sister company Your Finance Department.

Course Outline

  • About the Course
  • Units of Competency
  • Duration
  • Assessments
  • Payment Plans
  • Higher Education
  • Study Method
  • Student Requirements
  • Materials
  • Recognition of Prior Learning
  • Jobs & Career Pathway

Studying FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts and Administration is designed to kick start your administrative career and commence a pathway to bookkeeping and accounting.

With AIFT, were relevant,  we give you the choice to study on Xero, the most widely used Accounting software for practitioners and small business owners, as well as MYOB.

At AIFT we aim to make sure that your study is aligned in as much as possible to what employers want in a potential candidate. to allow you to

  • Day to day bookkeeping functions such as accounts payable and receivable
  • Building spreadsheets and creating basic operational reporting such as Profit & Loss, Balance Sheets
  • Basic use of Accounting Software including MYOB and Xero 
  • It is the course to kickstart your administrative or bookkeeping career
  • Advance your career opportunities with the option to continue your studies with us through to to Diploma level.
  • Get dedicated support and resources from both our team and course materials to help you achieve a successful outcome and commence your career in Administration or Bookkeeping.

This course comprises 11 units that are recommended to be studied in the following order:

  • FNSACC312 - Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
  • FNSACC311 - Process financial transactions and extract interim reports
  • FNSACC313 - Perform financial calculations
  • FNSACC304 - Conduct business activities using a computerised accounting system
  • FNSINC301 - Work effectively in the financial services industry
  • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • FNSCRD405 - Manage Overdue Customer Accounts
  • BSBITU304 - Produce Spreadsheets
  • FNSRTS308 - Balance Cash Holdings
  • BSBXCM301 - Engage in workplace communication

Access to Xero (via a Trail) or MYOB Student Edition is available for general (free) download. MYOB & Xero are used to complete some units.

Our Certificate III in Accounts and Administration is designed to be completed in up to 12 months, this may be extended up to 24 months (fees may apply).

There is no minimum time frame to complete the course. Students can work through the course at their own pace

If students require an extension, they are available to purchase in in 3 month blocks.

Get in touch today if you require more information. 

Pre-course

Prior to course commencement, students are required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment/questionnaire.

This quick assessment is used to determine your LLN skill level so that we can best support you through your studies.

Modules & Units

The unit assessments and examinations are completed using a variety of methods and are submitted via the AIFT online student portal.

Accounting unit assessments use either MYOB (student version) or the Xero Learn educational platform.

Examinations are open book, and are comprised of theoretical and practical exercises which can be undertaken from either your home, office, or classroom.

Exams

Certain Unit assessments require the assistance of 'role play' participants to simulate real world office environments and interactions. It is your responsibility to source suitable participants.   

If you cannot arrange suitable participants with whom to undertake role play/presentation scenarios, this can be arranged via AIFT, fees may apply, refer to our student handbook.

Course Fees and Flexible Payment Plans

At AIFT we believe that education should be available to all. We offer flexible 'pay as you go' arrangements on all of our courses with monthly and weekly paymetn options to allow you to spread the investment in your future and start your course as soon as possible.

 
- Transactions fees may apply 
 
- Payment is via direct debit or credit card
 
- Generally, no initial  deposit is required at the commencement of the course
 
- Payments are available in weekly/monthly equal instalments over 3, 6, 9 or 10 months.

Several units in the Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping are prerequisites and in some cases actual units from the Diploma of Accounting.

AIFT promotes life-long learning and is focused on providing a higher education pathway from Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping to the Advanced Diploma of Accounting (which is the entry requirement of the Institute of Public Accountants).

Self-paced online study is a convenient, effective and affordable way to learn that fits around your lifestyle. Study when you want and when suits you!

We provide you with the following:

 
     - Quality Learner Guides
 
     - Videos/webinars
 
     - Fast, relevant Support from our assessors and student support team
 
     - Online assessments and exams
 
     - Student Facebook group
 
The FNS30317 Certificate III in Accounts and Administration has been developed to give you flexibility so that you can study at your own pace, in your own time and selected environment. Commencing any study is a commitment and at AIFT we are here to help you on your personal growth and study journey.
Computer and Internet Requirements
 
The software requirements to ensure the course materials are accessible are as follows:
Latest versions of Word, Excel and Adobe Reader are required
Some applications (videos) will require the latest version of Flash-Player
We recommend Google Chrome as an Internet Browser most compatible with the student portal.

The recommended speed to access all learning resources is 4G/ADSL2, though most internet connections are sufficient. Slower connections will suffice for the PDF learning resources; however, for any multimedia content degradation in quality and issues downloading may be experienced. We aim for maximum operational efficiency with our high-quality LMS/SMS however from time to time outages may occur, but these will be attended to as quickly as possible.

Specifically, you will need word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software such as Microsoft Office.

All data files, learning activities and MYOB/XERO software are available to download or access via our student portal.

Mac/iOS:
AIFT uses the Microsoft Windows operating system and we are unable to guarantee or support issues relating to the Mac operating systems.

Soft copy learner guides and materials for the Certificate III in Accounts and Administration are included as part of the course at no additional cost.

All course content is accessed via our online student portal, along with additional resources, learning materials and classroom recordings (if applicable).

A hard copy of the learner materials is available. If required, it can also be optionally purchased ($250 + GST for full set).

Are you currently working in an administrative role or have prior skills and experience in that area?

We can assess these skills and knowledge as credits towards a Certificate III qualification in Accounts and Administration. By providing documented evidence and a portfolio of your work to demonstrate your understanding of the learning outcomes in the course. The portfolio often contains files such as payroll and BAS information, along with letters, reports or presentations that you have or currently use on a day to day basis.

Our RPL pack includes:

   - Full list of evidence criteria
 
   - Detailed templates
 
   - 3rd Party Declaration of your skills
 
Checklists:
RPL is not a short cut, it is often a more complex process than completing the self-paced study and doing the activities. However, you may find that you can obtain credits for 1 or 2 units which can reduce the time required to complete the course.
The Certificate III Accounts and Administration course is positioned to help kick off your administrative career and provide a pathway, with a solid foundation, in the world of business and bookkeeping/accounting. Whilst potential career pathways are broad and varied following achieving this qualification, some examples of traditional areas of employment are:  
  • Admin Officer / Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Bank Officer
  • Finance Assistant
  • Admin Assistant/PA
  • Business Trainee.

Nationally Recognised Training

As a Registered Training Organisation (#45665), we comply with the government’s strict quality and consistency standards. We conduct regular audits to ensure we keep this accreditation and deliver the level of training you deserve.

The FNS40217 Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping is recognised in all states and territories of Australia.

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With tailored courses, comprehensive training manuals, and the option of simulated workplace environments and multiple accounting software platforms, we can help you gain new and relevant skills for your preferred place of employment.