Bookkeeping and Payroll

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Start Date


Course Duration

8 Saturdays

Course Fees
€895.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

Is for people who are.....

Interested in gaining the skills, knowledge and competence to run a bookkeeping and Payroll system that is used in a wide range of organisations.  Gain  familiarity and understanding of the practises and procedures required to work effectively and support the accounting and payroll function.


The course will equip the learner with the skills necessary to keep records with manual and computerised systems and to comply with revenue requirements.

Looking for a Career ...

Managing and processing a business’s payroll is an important task and it is important  that those handling payroll have a full understanding and knowledge of the processes involved.


The knowledge and skills gained on this course will give you the techniques involved to start your career or profession in this exciting field.  Hands-on, practical applied skills using industry leading software.  The course provides excellent career and further study opportunities.



To Become...

Build Your Path To Success

01. Bookkeeping and Payroll Qualification

Obtain the qualification in Bookkeeping and Payroll using the industry standard Sage Professional Accounting Software and Sage Micropay Professional Payroll Software.  The launchpad to  exciting and challenging career options

02. Practical Skills

Acquire hands on and applied practical skills and knowledge that can be applied in the work environment

03. Student Experience

Be part of a culturally diverse group of student with small class numbers where attention to the individual is paramount.  Excellent Teachers with wide experience in industry.

04. Comprehensive Curriculum

Be adequately prepared to function in the work setting through the use of real-life scenarios and examples. A curriculum is enhanced by practical exercises and examples

Programme Details

At the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing and maintaining payroll records 
  • The advantages and disadvantages of a computerised versus a manual system for payroll processing purposes
  • Process the payroll for employee(s); various elements of gross pay, holidays, unpaid leave, cut-off points, credits, all statutory and non-statutory deductions
  • Understand the emergency and temporary tax systems and subsequent transfer to the cumulative tax system
  • Understand the changes in personal tax due to various factors to include; mid-year commencement and leaving of employment, changes in credits, refunds
  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary mid-year and year end tax forms for employees
  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary end-of-period and year end returns and tax forms for the Revenue Commissioners
  • Analyse the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and take-home 
  • Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.

Start Date: 08/08/2020

End Date: 10/10/2020

Duration: 8 Weeks

Time: 10.00 to 16.30 

Day: Saturdays


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    Martin Regan

    Martin Regan


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