This course aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems.


On completion participants will be able to:

1. Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems
2. Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes
3. Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from the information contained in a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records, petty cash vouchers
4. Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers
5. Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period
6. Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied
7. Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners
8. Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results
9. Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed
10. Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.


On successful completion of this course students may continue to QQI Level 6 in training centres or other further education colleges or apply for employment opportunities.


Education:  NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme. CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work under direction with some ability to work on their own initiative.


• BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) course
• QQI accredited

FREE to those:
on Social Welfare/Medical Card/CE Scheme and/or with less than Upper Second Level Education



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