Accounting Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20120) Study Financial Services in Surfers Paradise
Start a rewarding career in the finance industry with the double qualification Certificate II in Financial Services at Gold Coast Learning Centre.
This course gives you a broad spectrum of skills and knowledge so you will have the best chance of success in the financial services industry.
With flexible study options, including full-time, part-time and distance training options, Gold Coast Learning Centre can help you improve your career prospects with vital accounting knowledge and real-world accounting skills.
Qualified and experienced trainers will develop your understanding of core business practices in the financial services industry, including financial records, budgets, tax requirements, general business skills and effective communication.
This course meets the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational requirements for registered Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents. *
Please note: TPB educational requirements for BAS Agents were put in place on the 1st of March 2012. Additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Benefits | Certificate II in Financial Services
- Get vital accounting knowledge and real-world accounting skills
- Improve your career prospects in the accounting field
- Become a certified bookkeeper or registered BAS agent - experience criteria applies
- Diverse mix of international and domestic students
- Qualified and experienced Accounting Trainers teach and assess this course
- Interest free and flexible payment plans available
- Free literacy and English support available for all students
- Flexible learning options including online and face to face
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Details | Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20120) CRICOS Course Code: 108064J | Nominal Hours: 260
The Certificate II in Financial Services at Gold Coast Learning Centre is a government-accredited and nationally recognised course, developed under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Graduates receive the nationally accredited Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20120).
The Certificate II in Financial Services is recognised by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and meets the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB) educational requirements for registered Business Activity Statement (BAS) agents.
Successful completion of this qualification requires a grade of C (competent) in all 8 subjects.
Units of Competency
Units of competency for Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20120) Unit Name Unit Code Core Units Contribute To health and safety of self and others BSBWHS211 Apply communication skills BSBCMM211 Use business software applications BSBTEC201 Work together in the financial services industry FNSINC311 Elective Units Perform financial transactions FNSACC313 Develop and use a personal budget FNSFLT211 Balance retail transactions FNSRTS303 Provide customer service in a retail agency FNSRTS311
Please Note: Gold Coast Learning Centre reserves the right to change elective units at any time to meet the needs of learners and changing industry trends
Study Skills Program
Skill Program Week / Time English Language Help Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursday,
Peer-Assisted Learning Sessions Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Writing Reports, Paraphrasing, and Referencing Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00am- 3:30pm
Microsoft Excel Basics Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Wednesdays, 11:00am- 3:30pm
Microsoft Word Basics Weeks 1-12 for each full study period
Fridays, 11:00am - 3:30pm
Please Note: Gold Coast Learning Centre reserves the right to change study skills program dates at any time to meet the needs of learners and changing industry trends
Duration of the Certificate II in Financial Services is 26 weeks full-time, including scheduled weeks of holidays/revision.
Students can complete all units in their own time with assessment measuring performance.
Those who wish to undertake their studies on a part-time basis are encouraged to contact Gold Coast Learning Centre for individual training plans (Not applicable to students on a Student Visa).
There are no prerequisite requirements for Domestic students.
International students must meet one of the following English language requirements:
- Current Gold Coast Learning Centre students assessed at Intermediate level or higher;
- The equivalent of Australian Secondary School Grade 10 English;
- English proficiency level requirement of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent;
- Or at the discretion of the Academic Management of Gold Coast Learning Centre.
On completion of the Certificate II in Financial Services (FNS20120), students may choose to enrol in the Certificate III in Accounts Administration, a range of other Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualifications, or enjoy working in this field.
Possible job titles relevant to the Certificate II in Financial Services include:
- Accounts Clerk
- Account Support Clerk
- Accounts Administrator
- Administration Clerk
- BAS Agent
- Contractor Bookkeeper
- Employee Bookkeeper
- General Accounts Assistant
- Payroll Officer
Recognition of Prior Learning