Accounting Technician

Blackrock Further Education Institute - BFEI


Course Name Accounting Technician
Course Provider Blackrock Further Education Institute - BFEI
Alternative Provider(s) Dublin & Dun Laoghaire ETB , Accounting Technicians Ireland
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Course Code AT1 AT2
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate - Irish Prof Body  Recognition of Proessional Awards Accounting Technicians Ireland None
Diploma - Irish Prof Body  Recognition of Professional Awards Accounting Technicians Ireland None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Morning, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire, Blackrock
Course Content

Expand+Do you like working with numbers? Have you an eye for detail? Are you logical, methodical and a problem solver? As an Accounting Technician, you will learn how to practically apply these skills in a wide range of finance roles, from accounts to fi...

Duration 1-2 years - 5 Day Mornings Option

Expand+What qualifications will I get when I finish the course?
After year 1, you will be awarded the Certificate for Accounting Technicians.
After year 2, you can achieve the Diploma for Accounting Technicians, provided you have two year's work experienc...

Course Fee

- Once you decide to accept the offer of a place at BFEI, you will be required to pay an Acceptance fee of €40 in order to secure your place.
- There are no tuition fees except for Non EU nationals who are charged a tuition fee determined by t...

Financial Support

PLC Maintenance Grant Scheme
The Department of Education and Skills (DES) provides a means-tested maintenance grant scheme for those attending full-time further education courses. You will have to submit an online application to SUSI (Stude...

Interview Applicants will be invited to a Personal Advisory Meeting to offer guidance and to ensure course suitability. Places are offered, on a first come first served basis, following the outcome of the Personal Advisory Meeting, subject to the applicant meeting the entry requirements of the course.
Application Date

Read the prospectus or browse the Institute website – or Look up Qualifax
Come to an Open Day and use the opportunity to meet staff and students, and view the Institute’s facilities.

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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Start in Mid-September. Course Registration takes place in late August / early September.
Fees as outlined under Fees and Funding Information, are payable on/before registration.
Application Fee None
Subjects Taught Core Elements
Year 1
• Financial Accounting
• Law and Ethics
• Business Management
• Taxation
• Spreadsheets

Year 2
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Advanced Taxation
- Management Accounting
- Integrated Accounting Systems (IAS)

Will I do anything additional on the course?
Career Advice and help with CV Preparation is provided by the BFEI Guidance and Career Service.
Entry Requirements

Expand+• Leaving Certificate with pass grade in 5 Ordinary level subjects (including an O5 in English and either Mathematics or Accounting) OR
• Pass grades in 2 Ordinary level subjects together with 2 pass grades at Higher level (pass grades to include a...

Assessment Method Assessment is based mainly on end of year examinations which take place in May each year.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Job Opportunities
As a graduate of this course, you can pursue careers in a range of areas across the public sector, industry, private accountancy practices and self-employment.
Accounting Technicians perform a wide range of roles including:
• Bo...

Further Enquiries Blackrock Further Education Institute BFEI
Main Street
Co Dublin
Tel: 01 288 9717

Accounting Technicians Ireland
47-49 Pearse Street
Dublin 2
Telephone: 01 649 8100
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