Course Description

Bookkeeping course (Manual and Computerised)

Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC)

Bookkeeping course learning outcomes


· Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems


 · Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes


 · 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


 · Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers


 · Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period


 · Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied


 · Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners 


 · Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results


 · Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed


 · Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium. 


Assessment: Portfolio 40% and Examination 50%

Progression Routes: Major award at levels 5 Business Administration

College Name Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC)
Course Category Accountancy, Business
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Wexford Town, Wexford, Ireland
Course Fee €350
Awarding Body QQI
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Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC)

2nd Floor Norse Gate House, St Peter’s Square, Wexford, Ireland

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Community Training & Education Centre (CTEC)
2nd Floor Norse Gate House, St Peter’s Square, Wexford, Ireland