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Accounting Technician

Course Code(s):  5M2102 6N4166 ACCA
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2102 6N4166 ACCA
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

The following courses are accredited by the Association of Certified Chartered Accounts (ACCA) and QQI awarding bodies.

The ACCA Foundations in Accountancy Courses focus on the core skills of financial and management accounting and prepares students to work competently in accounting support roles. The QQI award complements the ACCA programme and develops practical accounting skills, preparing students for direct employment or progression to higher education.

What will you Study?

Year 1 - ACCA - Foundations in Accountancy:
Introductory Certificate:
FA1 - Recording Financial Transactions
MA1 - Management Information
Intermediate Certificate:
FA2 - Maintaining Financial Records
MA2 - Managing Costs and Finance
QQI Level 5 Component Awards:
Applied Economics 5N1350
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Taxation
Communications 5N0690

Year 2 - ACCA - Foundations in Accountancy Diploma in Accounting:
FAB Accountant in Business
FFA Financial Accounting
FMA Management Accounting
QQI Level 5/6 Component Awards:
Accounting Manual and Computerised 5N1348
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Financial Reporting Level 6
Work Experience
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSXX 5M2102

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