FNS30315 Cert III in Accounts Administration

FNS30315 Cert III in Accounts Administration

Qualification Description
This qualification reflects the job roles of employees with functions that could include financial data entry, processing accounts and payrolls, providing customer service in financial transactions and producing reports. They apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known situations under general supervision.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. However, some units will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit. Refer to FNS Implementation Guide Companion Volume for guidance on requirements.

Packaging Rules

  • Total number of units = 11
  • 7 core units plus
  • 4 elective unit

Total Hours: 480

The elective units must be relevant to the work outcome and meet local industry needs.

Core/Elec National Code Name Nomnal Hours
Core BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents 80
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others 20
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents 30
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports 60
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers 40
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations 30
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry 30
Elective BSBFIA302 Process payroll 30
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports 50
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development 30
FNSACC406 Set up and operate a computerised accounting system 80

Preferred Entry Requirements are:

1. Must be 18 years of Age
2. Must be Australian Citizen or Permanent Australian Resident
3. Must be willing to undergo a Police Check
4. Must be a no Bankrupt
5. Must have a commitment to a professional work ethic
6. Must be able to commit to lessons and dates
7. Must have good communication skills
8. Must complete a Literacy and Numeracy test- at an ACSF Level entrance IV
9. Must have basic computer knowledge
10. Must demonstrate an understanding of the Role of the Mortgage Broker
11. Must demonstrate financial viability and commitment

Gov. Funded $600 N/A N/A
Non Gov. Funded $3460 N/A $1200
Concession $120 N/A N/A


The primary pathway from this qualification is entry level employment in a range of financial services sectors. Specialist FNS10 Financial Services Training Package qualifications at Certificate IV such as FNS40215 Certificate IV in Bookkeeping or FNS40615 Certificate IV in Accounting would support career progression.