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Accounting Technician - Year 1

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Ennis Community College

Ennis Community College
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Course overview

Course Code
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This full-time course provides an opportunity to study for membership of the professional body, Accounting Technicians Ireland, which is sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. It provides a recognised business qualification for ambitious students planning to work at support level in the accounting area.

What will you Study?

Financial Accounting I
Taxation I
Business Management
Law and Ethics
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