Course Description

This course is an industry-recognised professional qualification that is aimed at helping participants enhance their career prospects. Students will learn how to:

  • Prepare financial statements, financial reports and other management information
  • Compute tax liabilities for companies and for individuals
  • Set up and manage systems for budgets, stock control, cost accounting, cash reconciliation
  • Set up and manage credit control procedures
  • Use computers effectively in business environment.

Upon completion of this course, students will:

  • Develop skills appropriate for a variety of careers including Accounts Assistant, Audit Assistant, Credit Controller, Payroll Assistant and Stock Controller
  • Acquire a solid understanding of the principles of financial and management accounting, taxation and business management
  • Possess practical and management skills necessary for the workplace.

Course Code DK_BACTH_Q
College Name Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Course Category Accountancy, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Professional Qualification
Course Location Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Course Start Date 2nd October 2018
Course Fee 1400 per annum
Course Duration 2 years
Course Times Two evenings per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) for two academic years.
Awarding Body Accounting Technicians Ireland
Entry Requirements *5 passes at Leaving Certificate on ordinary level papers at Grade D or above (including English and Mathematics or Accountancy) or 4 passes at Leaving Certificate (of which at least two are on higher level papers) at Grade D or above (including English and Mathematics or Accountancy). *Participants over 21 years of age who do not meet the minimum education requirements but have gained suitable accounting work experience may still apply for consideration by the Institute.
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Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Dublin Road, Louth, Republic of Ireland