FNSACC313 - Perform financial calculations

    Unit code: FNSACC313 | Study level: TAFE
    City King St
    Footscray Nicholson
    St Albans


    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use a range of routine calculation methods and techniques when performing routine financial calculations and checking calculation outcomes. It applies to individuals who use literacy and numeracy skills to perform routine computational tasks as part of their operational job role.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • apply mathematical techniques and methods of calculation;
    • effectively use office equipment and software to enter data and complete calculations;
    • check for accuracy of computational results and correct errors where required, and;
    • record calculation worksheets for future reference and use.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

    This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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