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Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute


 

Accounting Technician


Course Code:  AT1 AT2
Award Code(s): 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
Do you like working with numbers? Have you an eye for detail? Are you logical, methodical and a problem solver?

As an Accounting Technician, you will learn how to practically apply these skills in a wide range of finance roles, from accounts to financial controller and beyond. You will be involved in the day-to-day practical work of accountancy and play a key operational role in producing reliable financial information. Opportunities exist throughout industry, commerce and in private accountancy practices for qualified Technicians.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Year 1:
- Financial Accounting
- Law and Ethics
- Business Management
- Taxation
- Computer Applications

Year 2:
- Advanced Financial Accounting
- Advanced Taxation
- Management Accounting
- Integrated Accounting Systems (IAS)

 

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