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Certificate III in Accounts Administration

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

Develop the skills you need to take your accounting career to the next level with an online Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30315) course from Foundation Education.

This course will equip you with the knowledge required to process accounts and payroll, and perform financial transactions. At the end of the course, you will also be able to complete financial documentation, including posting journals to ledgers, reconciling financial receipts and preparing interim reports.

If you enjoy working with numbers, thrive on deadlines and are a stickler for detail, this is the course for you!


In order to gain entry into this course, you must:

  • Have successfully completed Year 12; AND
  • Have access to a financial environment and a supervisor able to sign off on practical demonstration elements

Areas of study

In this accounting course, the subjects you may study include:

Core units

  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documents
  • BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • 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

  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • BSBADM307 - Organise schedules
  • BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Accounts Administration (FNS30315) from Foundation Education.

This certificate will give you the know-how to confidently process accounts and payroll, complete routine financial calculations and provide customer service in financial transactions.

Whether you want to get your foot in the door in an accounting capacity, or brush up on your knowledge of subsidiary accounts and ledgers, this course will make you an asset to any team!

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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