- Course Code:
- QQI - Level 5
The aim of this programme is to equip candidates with an array of transferable business skills, as well as technical knowledge of finance and accountancy practice. The programme provides candidates with expertise, experience and knowledge in areas such as financial accounting and budgeting, costing and credit control, payroll and tax returns for various types of business entities.
On completion of the Certificate for Accounting Technicians candidates will have an array of transferable business skills, as well as technical knowledge of finance and accountancy practice. They will have experience in areas such as financial accounting and budgeting, costing and credit control, payroll and tax returns and will have an understanding of how various types of business entities operate.
- Education: Leaving Certificate with five passes in Ordinary Level papers. (Passes to include English/ and either Mathematics or Accountancy) or Leaving Certificate with four passes of which at least two are in Higher Level papers. (Passes to include English and either Mathematics or Accountancy) or Learners who are sitting the Applied Leaving Certificate should contact the Registrar (register@AccountingTechniciansIreland.ie) directly for advice on whether they are eligible
- Aptitude: Learner Aptitude Good verbal and written communication skills are desirable. Accuracy in the use of numbers. Appropriate aptitude tests may be applied.
- Previous Experience: Previous Experience Previous experience in book-keeping and / or accountancy desirable but not essential. Experience in using web based learning is an advantage.