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ATI Accounting Technician Ireland Course

Ref Code: IATAT1P

Award: IATI

Fee: €1125 (Year 1)

Duration: 2yr (PT)

Location: Swords Only

Swords Start Date: 24th September 2013

Swords Days: Tue/Thur

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This is a very popular course and there is limited spaces available so register early to avoid disappointment.


Congratulations to student Lisa Lockhart (photographed left) who achieved 10th Place in Ireland in Year one of the Accounting Technicians Ireland examinations 2013.

"The facilities at IBAT are really great and I've found the lecturers really good, particularly for Law and Tax. Moodle, the student online learning portal is excellent and very user friendly, it is a great way to interact with lecturers and get answers on any queries you may have outside of class times."

Contact us now about our ATI - Accounting Technician Ireland Course.
  • Are you looking for a part time course which will allow you to work at all levels of finance in many different types of organisations?
  • Are you looking for a change of career but are unsure of where to start?
  • Do you want to enhance your employment opportunities?
  • Are you a logical thinker and a problem solver?
  • Do you want a course that illustrates how accountancy interacts with business on a day to day basis?
  • Do you want a course that suits your own pace and lifestyle?
  • Do you want a course that offers you career progression?
  • Do you want to enhance your skill set and build a better future for yourself?
We have got the course for you.Contact us now about our ATI - Accounting Technician Ireland Course.

ATI Course Overview

Accounting Technicians Ireland ATI Evening Courses Part Time Accountancy

Accounting Technicians are qualified accounting professionals that work at all levels of finance. They can work in all types of organisations and are widely employed throughout the public sector, industry and commerce and in private accounting practices. Graduates of the Accounting Technicians Ireland course can work on their own or alongside professional accountants. Graduates of this course can expect to leave with the knowledge, skills and techniques required by the modern professional accountant.

The Accounting Technicians Ireland qualification is divided into two parts, each of which is a qualification in its own right.

• Certificate for Accounting Technicians

• Diploma for Accounting Technicians

Each part is a separate qualification and successful completion of both year leads to the full Diploma for Accounting Technicians. Both awards are designed to address the strong market need in all Irish sectors for qualified Accounting Technician professionals, and also to support the continuing development of those already employed.

Where will this Accountancy Course take my Career?

While the Accounting Technician Ireland qualification is in itself an excellent route into a rewarding career in Finance, many students can use ATI as an alternative route onto one of the main professional accountancy qualifications – ACCA, ACA, CPA, or CIMA. On successful completion of the ATI (Accounting Technicians Ireland) qualification the candidate is eligible for transfer to one of these Professional Programmes.

Who accredits this course?

ATI - Accounting Technician IrelandAccounting Technicians Ireland is the leading accounting technician body in Ireland with over 10,000 members and students. Accounting Technicians Ireland is a partner body with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, the oldest and largest body of Accountants in Ireland. As members of the Institute, individuals are entitled to put the letters MATI after their name, seen by many employers as essential when hiring.

Allignment and Recognition

The Certificate for Accounting Technicians is a QCF Level 4 award in the UK and Northern Ireland and is aligned for Level 6 of the Irish National Qualifications Framework (NFQ) in the Republic of Ireland.

The Diploma for Accounting Technicians is a QCF Level 5 award in the UK and Northern Ireland and is aligned for Level 6 of the Irish National Qualifications Framework (NFQ) in the Republic of Ireland.

ATI Certification

Prospective students must register and be accepted as student members of the ATI, strict deadlines apply. Please see for details or speak with our dedicated ATI course advisors. As part of this course learners must secure employment within a relevant accounting environment.

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Year 1 Year 2 Additional Info
Financial Accounting
Taxation (ROI)
Law and Ethics (ROI)
Business Management
Advanced Financial Accounting
Advanced Taxation (ROI)
Management Accounting
Integrated Accounting Systems (IAS)
The timetable for each of the subjects is structured to provide a focused tuition section, dedicated revision sessions including a corrected mock exam.

Am I eligible for the ATI course?

Leaving Certificate – Five passes on Ordinary papers to include either Mathematics or Accountancy.

FETAC, HETAC Award holders may be entitled to exemptions.

How long is the ATI course?

The ATI course is taught annually two evenings a week from September (6.30-9.30pm).

View Student Feedback: View Student Feedback from students who completed the ATI - Accounting Technician Ireland Course

Bernie Flynn – ATI - Accounting Technician Ireland

"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."

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Paul Lydon - Financial Accounting Lecturer (Year 1)

Paul has lectured extensively in Financial and Management Accounting over the past six years in both private and state colleges in including ACCA and ICAI students. Prior to 2002, Paul worked as a professional accountant for many years, He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds and MBS in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.


Colm Dunne - Business Management Lecturer (Year 1)

Colm has over 20 years lecturing and in excess of 30 years training experience, mainly in the Management Sector. His industry experience includes both large and medium organisations.Colm holds an M.A., B.Sc. (Mgmt), a Postgraduate Certificate in Training and Education and is currently studying for an M.Sc. in Education and eLearning. He lectures in a variety of Business and Management topics together with Economics and Business Mathematics. Colm has worked as a lecturer with IBAT for a number of years and has also lectured in a number of other colleges and institutes of education.


Eithne Corry - Law & Ethics (ROI) Lecturer (Year 1)

BL (The Honourable Society of the Kings Inns), Bachelor of Civil Law (National University of Ireland, Galway), Dioploma sa Ghaeilge do dhliodoiri (Ollscoil na hEireann Gaillimh). Eithne is a barrister, practising in all areas of civil law and specialising in media, commercial and insolvency law. Eithne previously acted as an in-house lawyer to TG4 and has lectured in Dublin City University and The Law Society of Ireland. Eithne currently delivers lectures to ATI and Fetac Legal Studies students.


Michael Reidy - Taxation (ROI) Lecturer (Year 1)

Michael is currently employed by the RevenueCommissioners and has over 30 years experience in various areas of theorganisation. His current role in Revenue’s Planning Division includesdeveloping and implementing new taxes and duties.

Having spent several years working as an auditorfor Revenue he later went on to design and develop components of Revenue’s audittraining programme, which is accredited by University of Limerick to diploma anddegree level in Applied Taxation. Michael has lectured extensively in taxationfor many years including Revenue auditors, Accounting Technicians Ireland, Instituteof Taxation and ACCA. In addition, he has also set, marked and provided qualityassurance on many taxation exams.

Michael’s qualifications’ include B.A. (HonoursDegree) in Applied Taxation from University of Limerick; he is an Associate ofInstitute of Taxation and was awarded a Diploma in Management Business Studies byIMI.

Michael focuses on ensuring students are fullyaware of what is expected in taxation exams and how to apply their taxknowledge to real life business situations.


Ivan Toner - Advanced Financial Accounting (Year 2)

Ivan Toner is a Chartered Accountant and Practising Barrister. Ivan has previously worked for Ernst & Young in Dublin, having worked in the areas of Audit and Forensic Accounting. He now practises as a Barrister in the Law Library, Four Courts in Dublin. His areas of practice include company law matters and commercial disputes. Ivan has lectured extensively at Postgraduate and Professional Level, in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Performance Management at Masters Level as well as P5 Advanced Performance Management for ACCA.


Seamus Casey - Management Accounting Lecturer (Year 2)

Seamus brings 25 years experience in the manufacturing industry at both Financial Controller level and General Management to his lectures in Management Accounting and Performance Management. He has lectured on ACCA, IATI and Third Level courses. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Seamus has a primary Degree in Electrical Engineering from UCC. Seamus’ focus is on ensuring students understand the logic and broader implications of the syllabus drawing from his own extensive experience. From that solid base a detailed review and practice of past exam papers drives positive results for students.

Isolde Hampson – Advanced Taxation (ROI) Lecturer (Year 2)

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 – IATI Taxation 1 and II Lecturer

What is the course fee?

Year 1: €1125
Year 2: €1175
or €300 per subject.

How can I make savings on the course fee?

IBAT College Dublin offers significant discounts and savings on course fees as well as flexible payment options. For further information on these savings and payment options, click on the following link:

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What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply what should I do?

To apply please complete our online enquiry form which will give us the key details to start your application and a member of our admissions team will contact you with further details. Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien our Admissions Advisor for ATI courses on 01 2461509, to register or to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at You also need to register directly with Accounting Technicians Ireland. If you are satisfied with all the information that you have seen, you also can register online now for this course by clicking the 'book online' link at the top of this page. This will secure your place on the course. 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.  In order to register as a student member of Accounting Technicans Ireland and to access more detailed information on the qualification please follow the relevant links below:

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