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Certificate for Accounting Technicians ATI Year 1

Certificate for Accounting Technicians ATI Year 1

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Accounting Technicians are qualified accounting professionals employed throughout all levels of finance across the public sector, industry, commerce and private accountancy practices. They can perform a wide range of financial roles typically associated with fully trained accountants including:

  • Financial Accounting and Budgeting
  • Costing and Credit Control
  • Payroll Administration and Tax Returns
  • Senior Managerial Tasks
  • Auditing and Assurance work
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Tax Planning
  • Insolvency

Who it’s for

  • Leaving Certificate graduates who now wish to complete a professional qualification and have chosen not to attend university.
  • Mature students who would like to go on to further study but who don’t know how to take that first step.
  • Students of Further Education courses in business or accounting who wish to progress to a professional qualification.
  • Those who currently work or have previously worked in a financial role such as book keeping, general administration, payroll, accounting assistance etc., but have not received any formal training to date.
  • Staff who hold a senior management or general management position and would like to gain a greater understanding of the accountancy process.
  • The self-employed who would like to improve their business and financial management skills.

The Certificate for Accounting Technicians (First Year) offers a progression pathway into the Diploma for Accounting Technicians and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

The Certificate for Accounting Technicians is awarded on successful completion of the four First Year modules listed below. It is aligned with Level 6 of the Irish National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) in the Republic of Ireland.

In First Year students study:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Law & Ethics
  • Business Management

Cost per module where less than 4 modules taken is €250 per module.

This combination of subjects is specifically designed to provide students with a solid grounding in business aswell as a strong foundation in accountancy.

Please Note: Students are advised that a commitment to additional independent study is required. Entry requirements apply (see ATI website).

Students should also be aware that the course fee covers tuition costs only and that Accounting Technicians Ireland charges its members for registration and examination fees. The costs for 2020-21 will be; Registration fee – €200, Examination fee per subject – €75, Manuals fee per subject €65.

For more details visit Accounting Technicians Ireland website at

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