Accounting Manual and Computerised Level 5

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Validated by
Start Date



11 Weeks and 2 Saturdays

Course Fees
€750.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

Online Application

Is for individuals who are…

Interested in achieving the QQI Accounting, Manual and Computerised Level 5 Award and gain the knowledge and skills in a range of accounting procedures, to include forecasts, budgets, preparing financial statements, reports, and calculations both manually and using integrated accounting software.

Looking for…

A Valuable Qualification that provides the opportunity to work in accountancy support roles and progress to further education and training. An ideal introduction to accountancy with career opportunities to support and maintain accounts and payroll records in small to medium organisations.

To Become...

A Junior Bookkeeper
A Trainee Accountant
An Accountants Clerk
A Payroll Support

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve Accounting Manual and Computerised Award

Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Minor Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about accounting and payroll in a student-centered learning environment. The payroll module will complement the accounting course and provide wider opportunities for employment.

03. Excellent Teachers

Learn from friendly and highly qualified industry-experienced teachers who will support and provide you with the skills, knowledge, and competence required for a role in accounting.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse student community. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with small class sizes and teachers who support, mentor and guide you to achieve your goals.

Programme Details

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

Course is open for those aspiring to work or already working in the area of Accounts or those seeking a change in career.

  • A basic knowledge of computers
  • An interest in accounting
  • No previous accountancy qualifications required


Start Date: 25/03/19

End Date: 24/06/19

Evening: Monday and 2 Saturday workshops

Time: 18.30 to 21.45

Duration: 11 Weeks


QQI/FET Accounting Manual and Computerised Level 5 Component Certificate (5N1348)

Awarded by: (QQI) Quality and Qualifications Ireland


Pass 50% - 64% / Merit 65% - 79% / Distinction 80% - 100%

A Dorset College Certificate of Attendance will apply to the Introduction to Payroll.


This course provides an excellent foundation for the:

  • QQI Higher Certificate in Business Level 6
  • ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business
  • Other programmes on the National Framework of Qualifications

Lecturer Profiles

Martin Regan

Martin Regan


Programme Fees


Additional Information

Course Fees

An exam fee of €40.00 is to be paid separately, post registration.

Application Process

A deposit of €350.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.