Accession3 Trainee Program

Home / Uncategorized / Accession3 Trainee Program


The Accession3 Trainee Program, within our accounting division, combines study and practical experience at our Toowoomba firm. You have the choice of either studying a Degree through university or a Diploma through TAFE.

Upon successful completion of the program, you are eligible to apply for appointment as an Accountant with Accession3.

A genuine interest in the accounting field is required as well as a desire to pursue a career in the industry. Employment under the trainee program is awarded on a combination of academic results, personal attributes and other skills.

The position will be awarded to a year twelve student, who has recently graduated or is graduating in 2015. It is performance based so your progress is monitored closely throughout your employment.

For the first six months at Accession3, you will be employed under a probationary period. Your position is full-time and your pay is based on the Queensland Clerical Employee Award.

Employment for the successful trainee would commence on a mutually agreed upon date. Flexibility would be offered for study, exam periods and other necessary activities. Enquiries should be made at the time of your interview.

Working at Accession3

If you’re interested in Accounting, and you want to further your career opportunities with study, a trainee position with us will allow you the best of both worlds and ready you for success.

Our program offers a lively, hands-on career where you’ll be working with experienced professionals and a friendly team. We’ll value you as an asset and treat you as such from day one.

About Us

We are a young and energetic firm who takes pride in looking after our staff. As a trainee within one of Australia’s fastest growing industries, you’ll join an industry which has a wide range of great career opportunities. On the trainee program, you’ll earn while you learn, gain national qualifications, and enjoy working with a team that’s interested in seeing you succeed.

The Difference You Can Make

A career in the accounting industry allows you to make a contribution to people’s lives. Our firm offers more than just compliance work, as our focus is on wealth creation. You’ll be providing clients with the tools that will be making a difference to their lives.  You’ll be challenged, and you’ll gain experience in many areas.

Learning Pathway

The Trainee Program offers a number of study possibilities. Choose your study path from the below alternatives.

Option 1 – Bachelor of Commerce or Business Majoring in Accounting
This Degree can be studied through a number of Universities. Examples include, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Griffith University, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
An example of studying this degree through the University of Southern Queensland –
· Comprises of 8 core Commerce subjects, 8 Accounting subjects plus a further 8 minor or elective subjects – 24 subjects in total.
· Ideally, the program will be completed within 5-6 years part-time external study.
· Visit and search for Bachelor of Business (BBus) or Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) to learn more about the University and these degrees or telephone 1800 269 500.
Course Fees
For pre-approved courses, Accession3 will pay up to 60% of the pre-paid course costs. Course costs are approximately $1,100-$1,300 per subject, which over 24 subjects, equates to approximately $32,000.

Option 2 – Diploma of Accounting (FNS50210)
This course is studied on-line externally through TAFE Open Learning
· This diploma is made up of 9 units
· 6 core units
· 3 core units
· Visit to learn more about TAFE Opening Learning. Search for Course Code FNS50210 or Diploma of Accounting or telephone 1800 657 387.
Course Fees
For pre-approved courses, Accession3 will pay 75% of the Diploma course costs and compulsory text books.

Option 3 – Diploma of Accounting followed by a Bachelor of Commerce or Business
Completion of the above Diploma may lead to some exemptions in related University Degrees.
By choosing to complete a Diploma of Accounting first, you may then decide to further your career opportunities by obtaining a Degree. As exemptions usually apply, the number of degree subjects can be reduced substantially.

This is an investment in your future, which therefore takes a commitment from you and should be considered carefully. We are more than happy to discuss your study path further with you.

To Apply

Please post a cover letter and resume, enclosing your school subject results to:

Accession3 Business Advisers
Attention: Daniel Spencer
PO Box 622
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Thank you for your interest in the Accession3 Trainee Program. We look forward to receiving your application.

Want More Information?

For more information about our Accession3 Trainee Program, please telephone Daniel Spencer on 07 4613 0311 or e-mail Visit our website to find out more about us: