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Accounting Technician - ATI

Lifelong Learning
Award Name Certificate - Irish Prof Body
NFQ Classification
Awarding Body Accounting Technicians Ireland
NFQ Level
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Certificate - Irish Prof Body Accounting Technicians Ireland
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1 year part-time. Monday, Tuesday 6.30pm - 9.30pm.

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€800 Tuition Fee. Plus €800 payable to ATI directly for professional registration, exams, course handbooks etc.

Take the next step in your career with the internationally-recognised two-year Diploma for Accounting Technicians. Gain increased earning power and in-demand financial skills with this island-wide qualification for Accounting Technicians.

Do you like working with numbers? Are you logical and a problem solver? If yes, then this could be the career for you. From Accounts Associate to Financial Manager, qualified Accounting Technicians fill a variety of roles and are highly sought-after by employers in the areas of accountancy, finance and taxation, as well as in consulting and advisory.

This course is offered in partnership with Accounting Technicians Ireland.

Who is this program for?
- Career-changers moving to an accounting and finance role

- School-leavers and recent graduates looking to kick-start their career

- Accountancy professionals seeking a qualification

- Professionals wishing to upskill their knowledge of accounts and finance

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Develop a strong foundation in business and accountancy. This initial one-year programme is the first step to qualify as an Accounting Technician and enables progression to the Diploma. It is a Level 4 Certificate Award accredited by CCEA and equates to a Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications in the Republic of Ireland.

The programme is divided into four modules assessed via remotely invigilated online exams. Updated every year with the newest legislative and taxation changes, the Accounting Technicians Ireland syllabus equips you with employable business skills, and a strong technical knowledge of finance and accountancy practice:

- Financial Accounting: Gain an understanding of the principles and concepts of financial accounting, technical competency in double-entry bookkeeping, and preparation of financial statements for various types of reporting entities.

- Taxation (ROI/NI): Develop both an understanding of, and technical skills, in personal and business taxation.

- Business Law (ROI/NI): Gain an understanding of the key concepts and fundamental principles of law in the context of business and commercial activities.

- Business Management: Develop knowledge and understanding of business organisations and functions, information systems in business, modern management, leadership, corporate governance, professional ethics, and corporate social responsibility.

Spreadsheet Methods: Students can also avail of a supporting excel course, Spreadsheet Methods, directly with Accounting Technicians Ireland. This course provides a comprehensive overview of Microsoft Excel to help you prepare for the modern workplace. This course is beginner’s level with no prior knowledge of Excel needed. Students are required to attend the 10 core tutorial hours which is part of the Financial Accounting module. Students have the option of sitting the final Spreadsheet Method exam to achieve the ATI/IACT Excel Certification.

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Telephone DIFE: (041) 9837105

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