Course Information

Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) (HLA)


Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 09 September 2021
Day: Thursday
Time: 09:00–18:00
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 30
Hours per Week: 14
Total Hours: 420
Places Available: 20
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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.

Additional Information

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: and on the College VLE).
  • The minimum overall pass mark of 50% is required to be achieved in all modules.
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  • Course Content

    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.

    Assessment Method

    External examination.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto Accountancy Ireland Level 5 Diploma (HLA)

    Entry Requirements

    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.