Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
Week Starting: 09 September 2021
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 14
Total Hours: 420
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Grainne.Mcsorley@swc.ac.uk
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The level 4 certificate course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career
as an Accounting Technician. The Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace. Successful completer of the level 4 certificate can advance to the next level, a level 5 Diploma to further their accountancy studies.
Employment is an integral part of this course, providing students with on-the-job
training that provides valuable employability skills for their future career. Upon successful
interview, you will be placed with a company for four days a week while attending college one day a week for the duration of this course.
Students who gain a place on this course must also register as a student member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. *The fees quoted are payable for each year.
Terms & Conditions
Students are required to:
Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: www.swc.ac.uk and on the College VLE).
The minimum overall pass mark of 50% is required to be achieved in all modules.Click here for Terms & Conditions
Level 4 will provide you with a solid grounding in business as well as a strong foundation
in accountancy and taxation, together with an introduction to business and company law.
By advancing to the Level 5 you will progress your studies in Financial Accounting and
Taxation and gain a good foundation in Management Accounting, while also developing relevant practical skills in using electronic accounting systems.
Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto Accountancy Ireland Level 5 Diploma (HLA)
Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and meet the minimum entry criteria set by the awarding body, Accounting Technicians Ireland, which is:
A minimum of Grade B Maths and C English at GCSE
96 UCAS Points
Mature learners who have reached over 23 years but not possess the minimum educational requirements, can apply based on experience and recommendation from employer.