Course DescriptionManual & Computerised Book Keeping

This is a QQI level 5 Course which is suitable for anyone undertaking a qualification in book-keeping for home or work. Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills a pre-requisite for this course. Thesaurus Accounts is the computerised book-keeping application software used for this course.

Course Content

  • Key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of book-keeping records
  • Books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis
  • Posting of information from day-books to appropriate accounts in ledgers
  • Extracting a trial balance at the end of an accounting period
  • Preparing a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied
  • Preparing the end-of-period VAT Return
  • Analysing tasks completed, making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed
  • Printing reports after backing up computerised data

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone planning to work in Accounts
  • Anyone currently working in Accounts, looking to formalise their knowledge with a qualification


  • Formal written examination in-class by Tutor
  • Formal computerised examination in-class by Tutor

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English
  • have an aptitude for and interest in working with numeracy and figures
  • have a basic level of computer skills
  • bring photo ID and their PPS number with them

Course Summary

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

Validity:                      Certificate has no expiry date

Cost:                             €300 per person    (May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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