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Accounting Technician

Accounting Technician is a course run by Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), Louth. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 2 years. Accounting Technician gives a Course Qualification of Professional Qualification, awarded by Accounting Technicians Ireland. For more information about Accounting Technician at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT), please review the details below.

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.
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Training ProviderDundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)
Course LocationDundalk, Louth
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationProfessional Qualification
Awarding BodyAccounting Technicians Ireland
Course Start Date2nd October 2018
Course Duration2 years
Course TimeTwo evenings per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) for two academic years.
Course Fee1400 per annum
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.
Phone+353 1 649 8180
Course CodeDK_BACTH_Q
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