Accounting Technicians Ireland: Professional Qualification - Full Time - Year 1 Certificate and Year 2 Diploma for Accounting Technicians

Programme Aim

Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre is an approved Partner of Accounting Technicians Ireland and also a Sage Certified Training Centre. Accounting Technicians Ireland awards two nationally and internationally recognised qualifications:

  • Year 1: Certificate for Accounting Technicians

  • Year 2: Diploma for Accounting Technicians

The Diploma for Accounting Technicians is awarded upon successful completion of both the Certificate for Accounting Technicians and the Diploma for Accounting Technicians plus the completion of the Work Experience requirements.

The Work Experience requirements are based on learning outcomes and assessments criteria of the units which make up the Accounting Technicians of Ireland Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

Log onto www.accountingtechniciansireland.ie

Year 1 - Award: The Certificate for Accounting Technicians

Year 1: Entry Requirements

  • Applicants will be expected to a have Leaving Certificate, Business Administration QQI Level 5 Major Award with Distinction or equivalent standard of education
  • All entry is subject to an interview and Centre Assessment
  • All applicants are subject to an interview
  • Included in the Admission Process is an interview followed by an online assessment in Maths and English

Year 1: Full Time (VTOS) Course Content

TitleAwardAwarding Body
Financial AccountingYear 1- Financial AccountingAccounting Technicians Ireland
TaxationYear 1 - TaxationAccounting Technicians Ireland
Law and EthicsYear 1 - Law and EthicsAccounting Technicians Ireland
Business ManagementYear 1 - Business ManagementAccounting Technicians Ireland

Year 1: Course Duration

Frequency: 5 days a week, over 1 year – Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday students are in the class room. Thursday and Friday students are placed on work experience.

Year 1: Progression

Students who successfully complete the Year 1 Award Certificate for Accounting Technicians may apply for the Year 2 Award Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

Year 2 - Award: The Diploma for Accounting Technicians

Year 2: Entry Requirements

To gain entry to Year 2 Students must has successfully completed the Year 1 Certificate for Accounting Technicians.

Year 2: Full Time (VTOS) Course Content

TitleAwardAwarding Body
Advance Financial AccountingYear 2 - Advance Financial AccountingAccounting Technicians Ireland
Advance TaxationYear 2 - Advance TaxationAccounting Technicians Ireland
Management AccountingYear 2 - Management AccountingAccounting Technicians Ireland
Integrated Accounting SystemsYear 2 - Integrated Accounting SystemsAccounting Technicians Ireland

Career Opportunities

Accounting Technicians graduates can develop successful careers in accounting positions.

FEE

€100 non-refundable Centre Registration. No Portarlington FETC Course Fees apply to a VTOS learner. All students will have to pay the following fees to the Accounting Technicians of Ireland before commencement of the programme: examination fees, referral fees and exemption, course materials and examination fees.

This course is available for Full Time VTOS Students and Non Full Time VTOS students (Non full Time VTOS Students are liable to Centre Registration and Course Fees).

*VTOS Students must be eligible under the (VTOS) Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme – see study options page for more information.

For more information please log onto www.accountingtechnicianireland.ie

*Laois and Offaly Education and Training Board reserves the right to refuse course admission and/or completion.

Non VTOS Students Course fees payable to Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre

Centre Registration & Course Fees are payable to Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre by Non VTOS Students.

Centre Registration and Course Fees are accepted by Cash or Cheque. All cheques are to be made payable to Laois & Offaly Education & Training Board.

 

Year 1: Certificate for Accounting Technicians - Non VTOS Students€ Euro
Non-Refundable Registration Fee100.00
Course Fees: 4 Subjects @ €200.00 per subject800.00
Total900.00
Year 2: Diploma for Accounting Technicians - Non VTOS Students€ Euro
Non-Refundable Registration Fee100.00
Course Fees: 4 Subjects @ €200.00 per subject800.00
Total900.00

Accounting Technicians Ireland

Please log onto www.accountingtechniciansireland.ie to pay all fees that are payable to the Accounting Technicians Ireland. All students will have to pay the following fees to the Accounting Technicians of Ireland before commencement of the programme: registration fees, examination fees, referral fees, exemption fee and course materials. It is the responsibility of each learner to meet the closing date for Registration and Examination deadline dates from the Accounting Technicians academic year 2019/2020.

VTOS Students Centre fees payable to Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre

Centre Registration & Course Fees are payable to Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre by VTOS Students.

Centre Registration and Course Fees are accepted by Cash or Cheque. All cheques are to be made payable to Laois & Offaly Education & Training Board.

Year 1: Certificate for Accounting Technicians - VTOS Students€ Euro
Non-Refundable Registration Fee100.00
Course Fees: 4 Subjects @ €200.00 per subject     0.00
Total100.00
Year 2: Diploma for Accounting Technicians - VTOS Students€ Euro
Non-Refundable Registration Fee100.00
Course Fees: 4 Subjects @ €200.00 per subject     0.00
Total100.00

Accounting Technicians Ireland

Year 1: The Certificate for Accounting Technicians

VTOS Students will not have to pay to the Accounting Technicians of Ireland the Registration Fee of €170.00 for the Year 1: Certificate for Accounting Technicians. This will be paid by Laois & Offaly Education and Training Board on their behalf. They will have to pay examination fees, referral fees, exemption and course materials. It is the responsibility of each learner to meet the closing date for Registration and Examination deadline dates from the Accounting Technicians academic year 2019/2020.

Year 2: The Diploma for Accounting Technicians

VTOS Students will not have to pay to the Accounting Technicians of Ireland the Registration Fee of €65.00 for the Year 2: Diploma for Accounting Technicians. This will be paid by Laois & Offaly Education and Training Board on their behalf. They will have to pay examination fees, referral fees, exemption fee and course materials. It is the responsibility of each learner to meet the closing date for Registration and Examination deadline dates from the Accounting Technicians academic year 2019/2020.

Qualifications

Year 1 Certificate and Year 2 Diploma for Accounting Technicians

Venue

Portarlington FETC

Bracklone Street

Portarlington

County Laois

Start Date              09/09/19                                      

End Date                26/06/20                                      

Duration                 0 weeks 

                                   

Facilities

  • Study Room
  • Free Parking
  • Disabled Parking
  • Canteen

Contact

Margaret Morrin

Email:

mmorrin@loetb.ie

Phone

(057) 8623161

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Centre Opening Times

Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
* Bank Holidays and Public Holidays – Closed

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Testimonials

Read what our past students  have to say about their experience with Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre

“I found the course useful and interesting. Teachers were very helpful and understanding as most of us were going back to education after many years of not studying.
After successfully completing the first year of course I was lucky enough to get work experience, as an Accounts Assistant.”
Zane Polaskova (Student)
Accounts Assistant
“The quality of the lectures and the support I received from the staff was second to none and I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Portarlington.”
Sinead Jacob Weafer (Student)
Accounts Assistant