Qualification details

FNS30315 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration (Release 3)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to FNS30311 - Certificate III in Accounts AdministrationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 24/Mar/2015
Is superseded by FNS30317 - Certificate III in Accounts Administration 12/Feb/2018

ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 14/Jan/2016
(View details for release 2) 22/Apr/2015
(View details for release 1) 25/Mar/2015


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 551111 Accounts Clerk 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0801 Accounting 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Superannuation,Financial Services,Business Administration,Financial Services,Human Resource Management,Accounting and Bookkeeping,Local Government Regulation 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Accounts Officer,Payroll Officer 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 551111 Accounts Clerk 30/Jul/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0801 Accounting 30/Jul/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 25/Mar/2015 
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Modification History



Release 3

This version released with FNS Financial Services Training Package version 2.0

Release 3 created to correct typographical error

Release 2

This version released with FNS Financial Services Training Package version 1.1

Release 2 created to correct typographical error

Release 1

This Qualification first released with FNS Financial Services Training Package version 1.0

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.

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 11 

7 core units  plus

4 elective  units

The elective units consist of:

  • 1 from the electives below.

Of the remaining 3 units:

  • up to 3 may be from the electives
  • up to 3 may be from Certificate III or IV in any currently endorsed training package or accredited course.

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

Core Units 

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWRT301 Write simple documents

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 

BSBCMM301 Process customer complaints

BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards

BSBFIA302 Process payroll

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets

BSBITU305 Conduct online transactions

BSBRKG303 Retrieve information from records

BSBRKG304 Maintain business records

BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development

FNSACM301 Administer financial accounts

FNSACM302 Prepare, match and process receipts

FNSACM303 Process payment documentation

FNSBKG402 Establish and maintain a cash accounting system

FNSBKG403 Establish and maintain an accrual accounting system

FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system

FNSCRD301 Process applications for credit

FNSCRD302 Monitor and control accounts receivable

FNSCRD405 Manage overdue customer accounts

FNSCUS402 Resolve disputes

FNSORG301 Administer fixed asset register

FNSRTS301 Provide customer service in a retail agency

FNSRTS302 Handle foreign currency transactions

FNSRTS304 Administer debit card services

FNSRTS307 Maintain Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) services

FNSRTS308 Balance cash holdings

FNSRTS309 Maintain main bank account

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 


Equivalence status 

FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration (Release 3)

FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration (Release 2)

Updated typographical errors

Equivalent qualification


Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c7200cc8-0566-4f04-b76f-e89fd6f102fe