Accounting and Finance

Our Accounting and Finance course is a perfect stepping-stone for anyone seeking a career as an accountant or in the wider world of finance. You will learn a wider range of practical skills including a real grounding in accounting techniques and practice. This is underpinned by subjects such as Business Administration, Spreadsheets and other very practical subjects relating to financial services.

You will find that this course will enable you to progress directly to work, or open the possibility of many Higher Education courses. You can also progress to our Level 6 Supervisory Management course, and to apprenticeships such as the Accounting Technician Apprenticeship.

What Makes This Course Special

  • Learn practical skills and apply knowledge
  • Apply theory and knowledge in a range of career fields
  • Highly experienced business and legal team
  • Opportunities for business links and visits
  • Excellent progression routes, including our own Level 6
  • Learn practical work ready skills

Course Content

  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Financial Services
  • Business Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised
  • Spreadsheets
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • Clerical Work
  • Legal Clerical
  • Office Administration
  • Public Service

Entry Requirements


  • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Business Administration 5M2468


  • All course fees, from registration to exams and awarding body fees as well as course materials and equipment are covered.
    (see costs, fees and finance)

Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

PLSS Code: 414678

Coordinator: Ellen Byrne

Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content shown is indicative and is subject to change according to Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.