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Programme curriculum developed with industry to ensure you get the skills employers are actually looking for today
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January 16, 2024
3 hours per week
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Build a Future Ready Career in Accounts & Payroll
Industry endorsed, University Credit Rated Professional Diploma in Computerised Accounts and Payroll delivered online-live.
Globally recognised ECTS credit bearing programme aligned to Irish NFQ Level 6.
Obtain the knowledge, skills and competencies to become proficient in computerised accounts & payroll, a critical role in the modern workplace.
Classes are recorded providing you with the flexibility to learn and revise at your own pace and intensity.
Learn as you go with full access to industry leading accounts & payroll software during the programme.
Supercharge your job search skills with our automated CV analysis tool, AI-powered mock interview tool and robust Jobs Board.
What will I learn?
What jobs will this programme prepare me for?
The Diploma in Computerised Accounts and Payroll is a valuable qualification that provides an opportunity to work in accounting supporting roles and progress to further or higher education and training.
Career Opportunities Include
An accurate and efficient payroll and bookkeeping function is essential for every business across all sectors. After successful completion of the programme, you will have gained the skills to become job ready within any employer’s financial team.
Career Opportunities Include
An introduction to the course content and format, including the learning outcomes you can expect and how you will be assessed. You will also learn essential accounting concepts.
Learn how to set up customers and suppliers on the Quickbooks Accounting System.
Understand that source documents are essential to the accounting process and learn how to enter them on the Quickbooks Accounting System.
Learn how to allocate customer receipts, supplier payments and produce aged reports
Understand that the Quickbooks Accounting Software can be integrated with an online banking platform reducing the risk of fraud and error. Know how to send payment instructions to online banking.
Know that the bank reconciliation is a process that compares the bank account balance as supplied by the bank, with the company's own accounting records at a particular point in time.
An introduction to the payroll software, Brightpay. Understand the tax system in Ireland.
Know the data fields for which information is required to set up an employee record. Recognise the different menu options to set gross pay.
Understand the concepts of VAT and who is required to register for VAT
Recap the course content, discussing the key learning outcomes and best practice from each area covered.
Clive Hand has a BA in Accounting & Finance and is a qualified accountant with the ACCA (Association of Certified Chartered Accountants), a globally recognised accounting organisation based in the UK. Clive is the owner of Bluestone Accounting, an online accounting business supporting small and medium enterprise through the adoption of cloud accounting platforms and online payroll.
Originally audit practised trained, Clive moved into Industry where he spent 15 years working across various sectors in various roles. Clive's focus within these positions has been to develop strong accounting processes and internal control to provide high quality reporting allowing greater effective decision making for management. As part of his role, he worked closely with his team to encourage personal and professional development.
Why should I enrol with Learnful?
Glasgow Caledonian University
Your qualification is credit rated by Glasgow Caledonian University, meaning global recognition allowing you to work internationally or use as a building block for further study.
The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
Learnful’s accredited training provider status with ICB entitles our graduates to Associate Member status and use the designatory letters AICB after their name to highlight their status as a professional bookkeeper.
We were very careful in our choice of software partners to ensure our students gain the most industry relevant skillset:
Quickbooks is intuitive & easy to use, has automated posting of transactions, has customizable & scheduled reporting and is online, secure & affordable.
Brightpay is a payroll software that makes managing payroll quick and easy. It is Revenue compliant and includes full PAYE modernisation functionality.
Our Diploma in Computerised Accounts and Payroll is Globally Recognised and comes with the assurance of being University Credit Rated and attracting the most trusted Industry & Professional Certifications and Memberships
Enjoy a personalised and supported virtual classroom learning experience
Validated educational pedagogy with an industry-led syllabus
Real-time industry respected content curated by experts
Global leading online interactive learning platform
Verified & Shareable Digital Cert featuring the knowledge and skills you gain
Industry standard software ensuring your learning incorporates the newest features
Finance options available
Globally recognised, your qualification travels with you
Become proficient at industry standard accounting & payroll packages and you'll have marketable skills you can take all around the world. You'll also be able to give your small business an edge or get a job on almost any finance team.
If you're going to be working for a small or medium-sized organisation or doing business with them, it's highly likely you'll be working in Quickbooks so knowledge of this platform is definitely an accounting skill you want on your CV.
The average salary for a professional bookkeeper in Ireland is €34,334 (Indeed Sept '23).
Graduates are entitled to apply for associate membership of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) & use the designatory letters AICB after their name.
The total cost is €400 to include all tuition, support, materials, lesson recaps, exercises, assessment & certification. You may pay this as two equal monthly instalments of €225. See our finance page for further payment options available.
For employer sponsorship, simply fill out our employer sponsored form available on request from the Learnful team by emailing [email protected].
We work closely with our expert industry advisory group to ensure that all of our programme assessments mirror real-world scenarios. These emulate exact situations you will face on the job. Our Bookkeeping module assessment consists of accounting reports printed from Quickbooks based on a real-world accounting scenario - exactly as if you were completing accounts for a client or finance manager.
There is an online assessment for both the Bookkeeping & Payroll modules. Both end-of-module online assessments must be passed (50%) to achieve certification and gain the Award.