Course Description

This is a QQI level 5 Course which is suitable for anyone undertaking a qualification in bookkeeping for home or work.

Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills a pre-requisite for this course.
Sage Accounts is the computerised book-keeping application software used to teach this course.

Course Content

  • Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records.

  • Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records, petty cash vouchers

  • Post the information from the day-books to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers

  • Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period

  • Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied

  • Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return

  • Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed

  • Printing reports after backing up computerised data.

Course Cost

(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

Duration / Accreditation

Duration:- 150 Hours (typical learner effort, to include both directed and self-directed learning)
Accreditation:- QQI Level 5 Minor award Book-Keeping Manual & Computerised 5N1546