FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration - Educare Training Institute

FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

The financial services sector is the largest contributor to Australia’s economy, however, the statistics of the younger generation struggling more than ever in this area is deeply alarming. Being financially literate is essential for every individual as it is a skill needed to avoid any bad financial decisions in both personal and professional lives. With committed time and effort, a lifetime of benefits will be gained.

The FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration course provides students the skills and knowledge to work effectively within the financial services and accounting industries and is ideal for entry level employment in the financial services industry and for those seeking formal recognition of existing skills. This course contains 11 units (7 core and 4 electives) and covers the following themes;

  • Accounting Principles and Practice
  • Business and Technology
  • Professional Practice and Personal Development


The expected duration for FNS30315 is 12 months (depending on the student’s previous learning, experience, and employment status) with a total of 415 nominal hours.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping, however, you should have;

  • Completed at least Year 10 from an Australian secondary school or overseas equivalent


Proof of equivalent competency in core skills to a level appropriate for the course being applied for

  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Computer Literacy (recommended but not compulsory)

Delivery Method

The FNS30135 Certificate III in Accounts Administration course is delivered through online study. We understand that students have commitments and responsibilities to attend to, however, we require students to submit a minimum of one assessment per month in order to complete the course without delay.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) / Credit Transfer (CT)

Have a lifetime of experience but no formal qualification? Concerned about spending valuable time on a course to gain skills and knowledge you already possess?

Our friendly staff will guide you through the RPL/CT process and collect the evidence needed to support your application. We issue applicants RPL/CT documentation requesting specific information relating to acquired skills and knowledge achieved within the past five years, either through Educare College or another training organisation.

To apply for RPL or CT, contact Student Services for more information on 07 3114 3458 or email us at information@educare.edu.au.

Student Resources

  • Laptop/Personal Computer and Internet Access
Core Units
Code Title
FNSACC301 Process Financial Transactions and Extract Interim Reports
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers
FNSACC303 Perform Financial Calculations
BSBITU306 Design and Produce Business Documents
BSBWRT301 Write Simple Documents
FNSINC301 Work Effectively in the Financial Services Industry
BSBWHS201 Contribute to Health and Safety of Self and Others
Elective Units
Code Title
FNSINC401 Apply Principles of Professional Practice in a Financial Service Industry
BSBCUS301 Deliver and Monitor a Service to Customers
FNSBKG401 Develop and Implement Policies and Procedures Relevant to Bookkeeping Activities
BSBWOR301 Organise Personal Work Priorities and Development

The fees associated with this course depend on the student’s previous qualification, and/or eligibility for Queensland government funding.

  • Subsidised Funding Price: $395
  • Retail Price (Fee for Service): $1,500

**If you have any difficulties with the fees payment, do not hesitate to contact us to discuss about payment plans**

Study Pathways:

  • FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping
  • FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting


Career Pathways:

  • Accounts Administrator
  • Assistant Payroll Officer
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Bookkeeper