Advanced Diploma in Bookkeeping with AAT (Ireland)

This diploma will give you the chance to become a qualified bookkeeper with AAT, enabling you to work in a self-employed capacity, providing bookkeeping services to small businesses.

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Is this for you?

This diploma is a great stepping stone for your career and is designed for those who wish to work as a self-employed bookkeeper or to gain employment as a senior bookkeeper.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 315 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

diploma

Duration

315 hours flexi-study or 13 weeks full time

About this diploma

This diploma is a great stepping stone for your career and is designed for those who wish to work as a self-employed bookkeeper or to gain employment as a senior bookkeeper.

This program will guide you through Levels 2 and 3 building knowledge, skills, and confidence. Upon successful completion, you will be able to gain AAT Qualified Bookkeeping status (AATQB).

Course Content

Bookkeeping - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course will teach you double-entry bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping - Module 2

This course will further your bookkeeping studies, using the double-entry system so you can keep accurate bookkeeping records.

Bookkeeping - Module 3

The third bookkeeping module covers many areas, including using the journal and year-end accounts which include the profit and loss account and balance sheet.

Advanced Bookkeeping

Learn how to apply the principles of advanced double-entry bookkeeping, implement procedures for the acquisition and disposal of non-current assets, prepare and record depreciation calculations, record period end adjustments, and produce and extend the trial balance.

Final Accounts Preparation

Learn to distinguish between the financial recording and report requirements of different types of organization, explain the need for final accounts and the accounting and ethical principles underlying their preparation, manage accounts for sole traders and partnerships, and recognise the key differences between preparing accounts for a limited company and a sole trader.

Indirect Tax

 

In this course you will learn how to accurately complete VAT returns and submit them in a timely manner, understand the implications of errors for the business, document omissions and submit late filings and payment, and report VAT-related information within the organisation in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements.

Aims and Objectives

The Advanced Diploma in Bookkeeping with AAT will help you prepare for the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping qualification, which is a recognized industry standard that will boost your CV.

Courses Included

Bookkeeping - Module 1

People with strong bookkeeping skills are always in demand. This course is designed to give you an advantage over others with less experience, teaching you double-entry bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping - Module 2

This course is the second module designed to further your bookkeeping studies using the double entry system so you can keep accurate bookkeeping records.

Bookkeeping - Module 3

This third bookkeeping module covers many areas including using the journal, and year end accounts which include the profit and loss account and balance sheet.

 

Pre-Requisites

You don’t need to hold any specific qualifications before beginning this diploma. You need only an aptitude for numbers and a willingness to succeed.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

This diploma develops skills and knowledge to an advanced level for anyone wishing to pursue a career in bookkeeping, either to gain employment in a bookkeeping role or to work as a freelance bookkeeper.

Once you have achieved the AAT qualifications, you can apply for AAT bookkeeping membership which offers you the opportunity to demonstrate your bookkeeping skills and expertise to employers, colleagues, and clients. You’ll gain professional recognition when you use the designatory letters AATQB after your name. And you can apply to become self-employed and offer bookkeeping services.

Advanced Diploma in Bookkeeping with AAT (Ireland) Training Centres

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Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, Wexford Road Business Park, Carlow Town Enquire &
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Clare Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare Enquire &
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Cork Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork Enquire &
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Dublin Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin Enquire &
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Dundalk Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth Enquire &
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Galway Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway Enquire &
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Kerry Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry Enquire &
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Laois Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Enquire &
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Limerick Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick Enquire &
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Maynooth Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth Enquire &
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Mullingar Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Enquire &
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Naas Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas Enquire &
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Sligo Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo Enquire &
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Swords Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin Enquire &
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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Wexford Road Business Park, Carlow Town R93 K260
Clare
Pitman Training Clare, Unit 10, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare V95 F3C5
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Swords
Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60

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