Programme Aim

The aim of the programme is to provide candidates with expertise, experience and knowledge in accounting, in the areas such as financial accounting and budgeting, costing and credit control, payroll and tax returns for various types of business.

Accounting Technicians will possess the knowledge, skills and competencies to either work on their own or alongside professional accountants. The programme has been designed to provide business with personnel who are skilled in accounting techniques.

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Employability Outcomes

The successful completion of the Diploma for Accounting Technicians will enable applicants to source a variety of work within the accounting profession including auditing, assurance work, corporate finance, tax planning and insolvency.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme candidates will have developed further knowledge and understanding of more advanced issues and concepts in Financial Accounting and Taxation They will demonstrate a proficiency in the use of standard software packages used in business and will have the technical competency in the area of management accounting to support business functions, activities and decision-making.

Course Content

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Data Management (FDM)(Under review)

For further information please contact the Further Education Centre, Cathedral Rd, Ballina, Co Mayo (Fiona) 09671237 or Michael McIntyre @ [email protected]

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