Course Information

Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) (HLA)


Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Monday
Time: 09:00–19:00
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

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: 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 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.
  • 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.

    Core Modules

    Financial Accounting, Taxation, Law and Ethics, Business Management, Advanced Financial Accounting, Advanced Taxation, Management Accounting, Integrated Accounting Systems

    Assessment Method

    External examination.

    Progression Opportunities

    Upon successful completion of this course, you can become an Affiliate Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland, and maintain your professional affiliation while you complete the work experience requirements, successful completion of which leads to the status of fully qualified Accounting Technician.

    Entry Requirements

    5 GCSEs including Grade B Maths and English 96 UCAS Points