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.
Work Placement 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.
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).
Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted
without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted.
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.