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Accounting, Payroll & Financial Studies

Course Code(s):  BSA4 5M2102
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code BSA4 5M2102
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to enable the learner to develop a keen understanding of principles and practices of the maintenance of financial records both manually and using integrated accounting software. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records and perform office procedures in small to medium sized organisations. This course will focus on a range of accounting and business related subjects to assist the learner to develop the skills to work in a variety of roles in an organisation. In addition work experience within a business setting forms an integral part of the course.

What will you Study?

This course is designed to enable the learner to develop a keen understanding of principles and practices of the maintenance of financial records both manually and using integrated accounting software. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records and perform office procedures in small to medium sized organisations.

Word Processing 5N1358

Work Experience 5N1356

Communications 5N0690

Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised 5N1354

Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546

Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

Accounting Manual & Computerised 5N1348

Financial Services 5N1383

Legal Practice & Procedures 5N1394
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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