FNS30420 – Certificate III in
Mercantile Agents

An incredible and exciting career choice for the problem solver! Your Certificate III is the primary pathway to employment in the mercantile agent sector.

The primary pathway from this qualification is entry level employment in the mercantile agent sector. Broader credit management learning building on this qualification such as Certificate IV in Credit management would support career progression. This Qualification is required for those wishing to become Mercantile Agents and to apply for a Mercantile Agent License in WA, TAS, SA and NSW Australia.

This qualification is Nationally Recognised throughout Australia. Since 2001 over 15 working Mercantile Agent Instructor / Assessors have contributed their wealth of knowledge and experience to make this program what it is today. It is interactive, content rich and full of tips, hints and solutions to accelerate your mercantile agent career. Directors, owners and senior staff of Australia’s leading investigation and mercantile agencies choose the Academy as their preferred training provider and continue to recommend their potential staff to the Academy today.

Mercantile Agent

FNS30420 – Certificate III in Mercantile Agents​

Why do it with us?

Course Length

370 Hours Online.

Start date

The course is online so whenever you wish!


You will receive online and phone support from our instructors.


You will receive online and phone support from our instructors.


Yes, Recognition Of Prior Learning is included

Career Opportunities

Just like other graduates of the Academy, you will conduct investigations on behalf of Agencies, Insurers, Corporations, Government and individuals.

Employment may be sought in the following areas

• Banking and finance • Insurance recovery • Motor Vehicle Accident recovery • Process serving • Local, state and federal Government enforcement • Skip tracing • Proceeds of crime • Repossession • Local court penalties enforcement

You may even get requests from Individuals, also business-related serarches and locates.

Course Structure

There are 12 units of competency in the Certificate III in Mercantile Agents:
4 core units
8 elective units

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Get Started With Us

FNS30420 – Certificate III

in Mercantile Agents
$ 2,795
  • Study online
  • Self-paced
  • Nationally recognised
  • Start when you are ready!

Payment Plan

5 Easy Payments
$ 726
.70 per month
  • Start now with our payment plan
  • 5 payments of $726.70, totaling $3,663.52
  • We are a full fee for service RTO
  • Study on your own terms!