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.
Accounting ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Business Law†††††††
Bookkeeping †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Business Management
Spreadsheet Methods†††††††††††††††††††††††† Communications
Data Entry††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Taxation
Information Technology Skills††††††††††††††††††††††††
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.
National Council for Vocational Awards (NCVA) - Business Studies Award
Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland (IATI) - Foundation Level
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.