Computerised Accounts Payroll & Information Technology Applications

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Computerised Accounts Payroll & Information Technology Applications
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code 85083 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Minor Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment The programme will start in September each year.
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Duration 24 weeks part-time. This course is delivered two evenings per week for two semesters.
Course Fee EU Fees: €1,100.
Non-EU Fees: €1,100.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
- 5 Ordinary Level D3 in the Leaving Certificate, QQI Level 5 or equivalent.

- Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirement may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years (Over 23 by 1st January in the proposed year of entry), if they have attained appropriate experience and attainment thresholds deemed equivalent.
Number of Places 20
Course Content Is this course for me?
This course will cover the following areas: Computerised Accounting and Payroll Systems Manual Record Keeping Business Management Business IT Applications.

Demand for employees with the above skill set has been highlighted in recent Forfas reports. This programme will enable participants enhance their employability opportunities in the area of accounting and payroll.
Subjects Taught Year One:

Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

1
Manual Record Keeping (Accounts & Payroll) Mandatory 10
Business IT Applications Mandatory 10

2
Computerised Accounts & Payroll Mandatory 10
Business Management and Communications Mandatory 10
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways
The main employers are:
◾Private Sector
◾Public Sector

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
◾Payroll
◾Computerised Accounts
Further Enquiries Patricia Doherty
Head of Department
Email: Patricia.Doherty@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6202
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