Manual and Computerised Accounts

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Start Date


Course Duration

11 Weeks

Course Fees
€895.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply


Is for individuals who are…

….Interested in achieving the QQI Accounting, Manual & 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

Build Your Path to Success

01.  Achieve Accounting Manual & Computerised Award 
Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality & 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-centred 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 & 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

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: 25/02/20

End Date: 28/104/20

Evening:  Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 18.30 to 21.00

Duration: 11 Weeks + 1 Saturdays

Programme Modules

Unit 1: Accounting Principles
Unit 2: Accounting Practice
Unit 3: Computer Systems in an Accounts Environment
Unit 4: Computerised Practice
Unit 5: Introduction to Payroll
Assessment Method

Lecturer Profiles

Martin Regan

Martin Regan


Programme Fees


Additional Information

Application Process

A deposit of €150.00 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.

Choose your own path to success…. 

 Enrol  at one of Ireland's leading student focused Colleges by completing our online application form.