Financial Services Traineeship

Want to fast track your future career in the financial services industry with 1300apprentice’s financial traineeships?

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Banking, book keeping and accounting are some of the aspects undertaken by the financial services industry. An array of individuals and organisations operate in this vital industry, with many Australians relying on these services to help manage their company's finances. At 1300apprentice, we are dedicated to finding the best people to join this ever-evolving industry.

1300apprentice is an industry-leading expert in the training and employment of apprentices and trainees. It is our belief that individual skills combined with scaffolded learning can open doors to rewarding careers, which is why we put all our efforts to match the right person with the right career. During your traineeship, you’ll be employed under 1300apprentice and will be given the opportunity to work directly with a leading organisation. We can provide you with ongoing mentoring, training and support to achieve your long-term career goals and unleash your potential.


The Certificate III in financial services is a nationally recognised qualification designed for entry-level employees interested in entering the financial services industry. The scope includes performing administrative duties, clerical and customer service roles in banking and accounting firms.

Individuals undertaking the financial services traineeship will have the chance to apply knowledge and practical skills in real-life situations. Trainees will get to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and take responsibility under the supervision of a professional.

The traineeship will be completed over 24 months and feature a combination of formal training and practical on-the-job experience. Throughout your training, you will gain valuable practical insight in the workplace and have the opportunity to:

  • Assist the finance department in all areas of accounting, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, accounting, and student administration
  • Debtor management such as debt collection, report analysis and statements
  • Organise creditor invoicing, payments, and allocations
  • Set up new starters in a payroll system, payroll processing and weekly/monthly reporting
  • Support with all accounting needs such as journals and cash flow forecasting
  • Assist with claims and reimbursements
  • Carry out other duties that are within the limits of trainee skills, competence and ability as required by the certification


With ongoing support from guided professionals and paid-on-the-job training throughout the course of your financial services traineeship, 1300apprentice is dedicated to ensuring that you make the most out of your new career path. We connect candidates with some of Australia’s leading employers to achieve vocational excellence, and we have the reviews and customer testimonials to show for it.

Whatever your age, gender or background, 1300apprentice enables all individuals to succeed in their long-term career goals in whatever trade they choose. As a result, we offer traineeships and apprenticeships for women, Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islanders, mature-aged candidates and much more.

Mature age apprentices

We understand that there can be some challenges of undertaking an apprenticeship as an adult so would like to give you as much information as possible to help you make the right decision.

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Out of trade apprentices

We understand that at times your employer can no longer maintain your employment or sometimes you need a new employer to gain further experience in the industry.