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Your exciting career in bookkeeping starts here

This qualification is designed for those intending to develop skills and knowledge for entry level employment in the financial services industry.  Participants will learn the skills underpinning computerised bookkeeping. Course details

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Cairns, Townsville (Pimlico)

Key dates and info


Blended: up to 12 months / up to 3 sessions per month
Part time: up to 12 months / 12 weeks per unit

Course details


  • Full Fee $2,350
  • Subsidised $1,023
  • Concession $572

Cost details

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns 29 Jan 2018 Part time / 12 weeks per unit Classroom
Townsville (Pimlico) up to 3 sessions per month Blended

Entry requirements

Students must have good numeracy and literacy skills and sound computer literacy including Internet searching skills.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville (Pimlico)
Cnr Hugh Street & Fulham Road
Townsville QLD 4812

Resources required

A computer with access to the Internet and Microsoft Office 2013 or later.

Students are expected to store or access their work either via the cloud or by their own USB storage device.

When attending class a notebook and pen may be beneficial.


Cairns campus: This course is delivered two nights per week.  Monday and Tuesday nights in S Block, Room S1.13 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. 

Initially students are enrolled into 2 units (FNSACC301 and FNSACC302) for the first 12 weeks; after this the teacher will develop an individual study plan. 

Pimlico campus: This course is delivered 3 sessions per month, on the first Thursday and Friday of each month. 


Students need to successfully complete 11 units to gain the qualification; 7 core and 4 elective units.

Students commence with units FNSACC301 and FNSACC302 at any time throughout the year.

BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Core
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others Core
BSBWRT301 Write simple documents Core
FNSACC301 Process financial transactions and extract interim reports Core
FNSACC302 Administer subsidiary accounts and ledgers Core
FNSACC303 Perform financial calculations Core
FNSINC301 Work effectively in the financial services industry Core
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports Elective
BSBITU304 Produce spreadsheets Elective
FNSBKG405 Establish and maintain a payroll system Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

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No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

You can receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses. The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.

You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Live in Queensland full time
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • And don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

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You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


FNS30315 Certificate III in Accounts Administration

Job prospects

  • Accounts Clerk/Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts Clerk

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

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Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Information Sessions: Date: 18 January 2018; Times: Session 1 - 9:00 to 10:00 am, – Session 2 – 5:30 to 6:30 pm
Location: Cairns - S Block, Room S1.13


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 18 December 2017

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