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Accountancy (Level 5 Higher Level Apprenticeship)


Course Overview

This programme enables employees to undertake a Level 5 Diploma For Accounting Technicians. This is a two-year employment focussed training and education programme. The progamme is divided into four modules per year with an additional work prcatice module also to be completed each year. Exams for the modules are invigilated online exams in June each year. The programme is delivered part time day release one day each week with the other 4 days working with a Northern Irish employer. Graduates benefit from formal workplace and academic mentoring, with two-years' work experience gained in a real business environment, whilst gaining highly transferable skills. This course is open to career-changers, school-leavers, recent graduates and mature learners in Northern Ireland, exploring a career in accounting through applied learning. It is also open to current employees with a Northern Ireland based company, moving into a new job role and who wish to upskill.
  • Start Date
    19 Sep 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Higher Level Apprenticeship in Accountancy
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 19/09/2022

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

UK - 96 UCAS Tariff Points plus a minimum Grade B in GCSE Mathematics and Grade C in English; ILC - 96 UCAS Points plus a Grade O3 in Maths and Grade 04 in English.Applicants who are 25 years of age (by 1st January of the year in which they wish to commence the course) but do not possess the minimum educational requirements, may still apply to do the course based on qualifications and experience.

What's Next?

Further Study

Graduates can use their qualificiation as a stepping stone to Higher-Level Professional Accounting, Taxation or Degree Programmes. Graduates from this programme can benefit from exemptions offered by all of the main accountancy bodies:
- Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
-Association of Chartered Cetrified Accountants (ACCA)
-Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
-Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA)
- Association of Tax Technicians (ATT)

There is also the opportunity to transfer to the penulimate or final year of a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance from the following higher education institutions:
-Athlone Institute of Technology
-Cork Institute of Technonlogy
-Dublin Business School
-Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
-Institute of Public Administration
-Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)
-Sligo Institute of Technology
-Waterford Institute of Technology


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