Administrator and Bookkeeper

Administrator and Bookkeeper


Price:

$660.00



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TOTAL: $660.00

Administrator and Bookkeeper

$660.00

TOTAL: $760.00 over 3 months
Initial Payment: $226.00
Succeeding Payments: $89.00 X 6 fortnightly payments

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Units of Competency

5

Course Access

6 months access to online course

Support Hours

7am - 9pm AEST (Mon - Fri)

Assessments Marked

Within 10 business days

Course Requirements

  • Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Access to an internet connection

Delivery Mode

100% online, no classroom attendance

Trainer Support

One-on-one

Learning and assessment options

Your workplace or our virtual company as your simulated workplace

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Our Administrator and Bookkeeper short course can be your starting point for entry-level roles in the administrative and accounting industry, or as a pathway to a full certificate qualification that will help you compete for various administrative positions.

In this comprehensive 5-unit short course, you can learn the practical skills and knowledge required to perform vitals tasks in financial and administrative services. Learn how to organise meetings, write complex documents, analyse and present research information, prepare financial reports, and report on financial activity.

View the units below to understand what each unit within this course offers and how each delivers specific skills and knowledge in a practical sense which you can relate to in the workplace.

This short course will earn you a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of the BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration.

Career Opportunities

  • Administrator
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial controller
  • Accounts clerk
  • Business owner

You may use some of the units in this course to credit transfer towards the below qualifications at AOT:

  • BSB40215 Certificate IV in Business
  • BSB40515 Certificate IV in Business Administration
  • BSB41015 Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • BSB41515 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice
  • BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management
  • BSB42615 Certificate IV in New Small Business

Talk to our course advisor for more information on credit transfer rules and the qualification that will best suit your needs.

We provide you with six (6) months to complete this course. How long it actually takes will be reflective of the time you are able to dedicate to your studies.

This course could be completed within 10 – 15 hours of study per unit. It may take you less time, it may take you more. That is why we give you six (6) months and all the support you need. The rest is up to you!

BSBADM405 Organise meetings

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • organise a meeting and advise participants accordingly
  • prepare and distribute all documentation required for the meeting
  • take meeting notes which accurately reflect what was discussed during the meeting
  • produce minutes based on own notes providing an accurate account of the meeting
  • circulate copies of meeting minutes within predetermined timeframes
Demonstrate knowledge of:  
  • culturally appropriate communication techniques
  • relevant formats for agendas and minutes
  • key provisions of relevant legislation
  • organisational procedures relevant to the task
 

BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • plan, draft and finalise complex documents that require review and analysis of a range of information sources
  • use business technology to apply formatting, and incorporate graphics
  • edit the draft text to ensure accuracy and clarity of information, obtain feedback on the draft and revise the draft, apply the enterprise style guide/house style

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • enterprise style guide/house style
  • formatting styles and their impact on formatting, readability and appearance of documents
  • rules and conventions for written English, as defined by general and specialist sources

BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

  • follow organisational and safe work practices including:
    • ergonomic requirements
    • energy and resource conservation techniques
  • adhere to organisational requirements for:
    • ensuring consistency of style, design and layout
    • saving and printing documents within designated timelines
    • naming and storing documents
  • adhere to identified or task requirements when producing documents including:
    • editing macros and automating some tasks
    • using appropriate templates
    • creating graphs to represent data
    • resolve issues by referring to user documentation and online help
    • use appropriate data storage options
    • evaluate tasks to improve efficiency
    • apply knowledge of functions and features of contemporary computer applications
    • communicate with relevant personnel

Demonstrate knowledge of:

  • advanced functions of spreadsheet software applications
  • the impact of formatting and design on presentation and readability of data
  • organisational requirements for ergonomics, work periods and breaks, and conservation techniques

BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

      • produce a detailed asset register and depreciation schedule
      • accurately record entries for balance day adjustments
      • prepare financial reports
      • trace and reconcile errors systematically or seek expert advice if required
      • apply double-entry principles
      • complete all tasks according to organisational policies and industry standards
Demonstrate knowledge of:
    • double-entry bookkeeping principles
    • general journal and general ledger entries
    • the key provisions of relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice in the preparation of financial reports
    • organisational accounting systems
    • relevant organisational policies, procedures and accounting standards

BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

      • organise and present financial data including budget variances, budgets and forecasts, cash flow/profit reports, balance sheets, financial year reports, operating statements, expenditure and receipts and profit and loss statements to highlight relevant features and meet workplace requirements
      • use conversion and consolidation procedures such as moving averages, standardised variables, trend analysis and unit costs
      • identify, resolve or refer discrepancies such as absence of auditable trail, expenditure report mismatches, incorrect payments and unreconciled cash flows
      • record income and expenditure to meet statutory requirements
      • calculate liabilities for tax including completing Business Activity Statements
      • provide financial business recommendations
      • apply knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
      • perform double entry bookkeeping and accrual accounting
Demonstrate knowledge of:
    • the key provisions of legislation, regulation and codes of practice relevant to financial operations
    • the techniques used for forecasting and analysis
    • the options, methods and practices for deductions, benefits and depreciations

You will be assessed for these units of competency using a variety of tasks to assess your understanding and skills. A virtual session means you will be one on one with your assessor either answering questions or taking part in a role play, just as you would do in any classroom, only we do it online.

All of our assessments are marked by your assessor within ten (10) working days following the day you submitted your work. You have three (3) attempts for each task to achieve a competency result, with your assessor giving you detailed feedback following each submission.

Unit Short Answer
Questions
Virtual
Session
Scenario
/Case study
Reports Assignment
/Project
BSBADM405 Organise meetings
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets
BSBFIA401 Prepare financial reports
BSBFIA402 Report on financial activity

Requirements

There are no formal requirements. However, learners will need:
  • Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
  • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of common computing terms and word processing
    • Proficiency with web browser software and sending/receiving e-mail including e-mail with attachment
    • Familiarity with navigating the Internet
  • To meet technical requirements

Technology requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or higher (recommended); MAC OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher (recommended)
  • CPU: Min. of 2 GB of RAM, Min. of 2 GB of spare disk space is recommended
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz processor or higher (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Monitor w/ at least 1024x768 screen resolution
  • Internet access: Minimum ADSL1 with a speed of at least 1.5Mbps
  • Valid personal email address
  • Speakers and microphone/headset
  • The latest version of Java, QuickTime, Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash Player
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Up-to-date web browser version

Support you can expect from AOT

Our focus is to provide the real-world skills and knowledge that you need to advance your career, fulfil your goals and achieve success in the workplace. No matter what course you choose, here at AOT you will receive the assistance and support that will help make your study time convenient, manageable and worthwhile. The benefit of studying with us is that you don't have to schedule your time to attend face-to-face classroom sessions. You can study at times convenient to you in your own home or anywhere that suits your learning style. To support you in your study we provide:

Personal course induction

A Student Support Officer will personally take you through the sauceLMS and your course.

Live chat

Trainer support available whilst you are studying 7am – 9pm AEST (Mon to Fri).

Contact us form

Contact us at any time using the Contact us form found within your course to create support tickets.

Mentoring sessions

You can book an appointment with your personal trainer to discuss the learning material, assessment expectations, or assessment feedback.

Virtual classroom sessions

This can be booked with your trainer for specific assessments.

Help and Support

A section on your sauceLMS dashboard with useful links including FAQs.
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