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Diploma in Book Keeping and Payroll

Duration: 8 weeks

Location: City Centre Only

Start Date: 5th September 2015

City Centre Days: Saturdays 10.00am-4.00pm

Ref Code: CFTAPR

Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €700

More Info:

Please note places are limited on this programme so early booking is advised.
Are you interested in developing an understanding of the main principles of bookkeeping and accounting and be able tocarry out a broad range of bookkeeping and accounting procedures?

Diploma in Bookkeeping (Manual and Computerised Accounts) and Payroll Course AimsWeb Design Course Website Designer Course

Computerised Accounts Course

The aims of this course are:

  • To develop a keen understanding of the main principles of bookkeeping and accounting
  • To understand a broad range of accounting terms
  • To be able to carry out a broad range of bookkeeping and accounting procedures
  • To be able to produce a computerised trial balance

Prsi Classes

The aims of these classes are:

  • To acquire the important knowledge and skills required to use both manual and computerised payroll systems
  • To appreciate the importance of accuracy and security in preparing and maintaining payroll records
  • To acquire the knowledge and understanding of how the cumulative, emergency and temporary tax systems operate

Payroll Courses - Princple areas of study

  • Computerised Accounts
  • The use of computer systems in an accounts environment
  • File Management - Hardware and Software
  • Computerised Accounts v's Manual Accounts
  • The security of computer systems including passwords, anti-virus protection software and the Data Protection Act.

For Manual Payroll, this involves studying topics including payroll terms & frequencies, tax credits, standard cut offs and cumulative, emergency and temporary tax systems, cumulative tax deduction/emergency/temporary tax deduction form, calculating gross pay & tax liability, PRSI & income levies and statutory documents: P45, P60, P30 and P35.

For Computerised Payroll, this will involve studying practices including entering company details, setting a payroll period, entering employee details including tax credits, standard cut offs, base codes for PRSI, salary details, processing payroll, editing employee data, printing payroll reports, printing payslips, printing relevant statutory documents e.g. P45, P60, P30 and P35, updating records, saving data and password protection.

Am I eligible for the IBAT College course?

The Diploma in Bookkeeping (Computerised & Manual ) Acounts & Payroll course is suitable for anybody with an interest in learning Computerised Accounting and Payroll Systems.

How long is the course?

This course is taught on Saturdays from 10am until 4pm for 8 weeks.


To be awarded the Diploma in Bookkeeping (Computerised and Manual Accounts) and Payroll participants will be required to successfully complete an in-class exam following the completion of each of the two modules.  

Student Testimonials

"The staff at IBAT college are friendly and very helpful, Isolde Hampson is our lecturer and she is the best, she knows all there is to know about ATI and brings it across in her notes and lectures in class."

Bernie Flynn, IBAT - Diploma in Book Keeping and Payroll

What are course fees?

The Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll course fees is €700.

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply. What should I do?

Direct application can be made using the Apply Online option below. 

Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our admissions specialist for management courses on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please feel free to visit the college anytime and our course content experts will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.

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ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business
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Lecturer Profiles

  • Isolde Hampson – ACCA Lecturer F6

    Isolde is a Principal Officer with the Revenue Commissioners. She has 33 years experience working across several areas of the organisation. She currently heads up the Wicklow Office of the Revenue Commissioners and is responsible for all taxes and duties within that geographical area. She spent several years working as an auditor for the Revenue Commissioners. Later she went on to design and develop part of Revenue’s training programme for its trainee auditors, which is accredited by University of Limerick with a diploma or degree in Applied Taxation. She taught and set exams for several Taxation and Financial Accounting modules on that course. Before moving to her current position she headed up Revenue’s Incentives Division. In that role she was responsible for taxation policy aimed at supporting job creation and encouraging foreign direct investment into Ireland. While in that role she drafted legislation for seven Finance Acts. Isolde holds a First Class Honours BBS Degree in Financial and Management Accounting. She has been teaching Taxation 1 and Advanced Taxation on the IATI programme since 2002. She joined IBAT College in 2006.

    Isolde Hampson, ACCA Lecturer F6
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Come along to our Open Evening on August 19th from 5-7pm to meet with Admissions and Academic staff. You can also visit the campus Monday-Friday from 9am-5.30pm to speak with an Admissions Advisor, no appointment needed.

Now accepting applications for all courses starting Autumn 2015

Whether you are interested in furthering your education with a Postgraduate MBA or you need to upskill with a Diploma in IT, Management or Accounting IBAT College Dublin can offer you an enterprise focused education that will help you achieve your career goals. Make your application for courses starting this Autumn here.

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16-19 Wellington Quay 
Dublin 2, Ireland. 


+353 1 8075055