Computer Applications & Accounting


There is a growing demand in the marketplace for personnel who possess practical accounting skills combined with relevant computer experience especially in computerised accounting systems.This Course aims to provide these essential practical accounting and computer skills to meet this growing need.Emphasis will be placed on the practical capabilities necessary for any accounting department in a modern business.The Course is suited to students with numerical ability and an interest in accounting and computers.Students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area.


Course Subjects

Practical††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Theory†††††††††††

Accounting ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Business Law†††††††

Bookkeeping †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Business Management

Spreadsheet Methods†††††††††††††††††††††††† Communications

Data Entry††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Taxation

Information Technology Skills††††††††††††††††††††††††


Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate to include English and either Maths or Accounting.Mature students may apply on the basis of experience.All entry is subject to interview.


Awarding Body

National Council for Vocational Awards (NCVA) - Business Studies Award

Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland (IATI) - Foundation Level


Career & Employment Opportunities

Successful students may gain employment in any of the following areas - computerised accounts, administration, accounts clerk, accounts assistant, payroll officer or credit controller.†† This Course also allows students to progress to further study for Accounting Technician (Admission Level) with the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland(IATI).In addition a number of reserved places are available in DIT and ITís for holders of the NCVA Business Studies Award.



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