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Diploma in Bookkeeping (Manual and Computerised) Accounts and Payroll

Ref Code: CFTAPR

Accredited By: IBAT

Fee: €700

Duration: 8 weeks

Location: City Centre Only

Start Date: 23rd May 2015

City Centre Days: Saturdays 10.00am-4.00pm

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Please note places are limited on this programme so early booking is advised.




Apply now for 2015. Contact us today by emailing or call 00353 1 8075055

Diploma in Bookkeeping (Manual and Computerised) Accounts and Payroll Course Aims

Computerised Accounts Course

  • 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

  • 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


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.

These principles involve practice in the following areas including setting up a new company, setting up new products, entering opening stock, setting up new customers, setting up new suppliers, entering sales invoices, credit notes and customer receipts, entering supplier invoices, credit notes and supplier payments, extracting a trial balance, and restoring and backing up data.


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  • Computer Systems in an Accounting Environment
  • Hardware and Software
  • Operating Systems
  • File Management
  • Computerised Payroll v's Manual Payroll
  • Using a Computerised Payroll Package
  • Data Accuracy, Security and Confidentiality
  • Anti-virus Protection Software
  • 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 Payroll and Computerised Accounts 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 10 weeks.

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"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."

View a Sample Lecture Videos: View a sample lecture video on our YouTube channel

What is the Payroll and Computerised Accounts course fee?

The fee for this course is €700. Alternatively, you may study the Computerised Accounts componant for €400 or the Payroll component for €350.

How can I make savings on the course fee?

For further information on the payment options, click on the following link:

Payment Options

What do I get for my fee?

I would like to apply what should I do?

Application can be made directly here on our website. Alternatively, please feel free to contact Richard O'Brien, the Admissions Advisor for accounts and payroll courses, on 01 807 5055 to set up a meeting to discuss the course further. You can also email us at Please feel free to visit the college any time and our course a member of the Admisssions team will be more than willing to discuss any queries you may have. We look forward to seeing you.


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Drop by our Open Evening on Wednesday 22nd April from  5-7pm to find out more about your course of interest, meet with Admissions and Academic staff and view our state of the art study facilities. You can also complete the registration process for your chosen programme of study in 2015.

In the meantime you can contact our Admissions team by emailing or call 01 8075055. You can also drop by the campus Monday-Friday from 9am-5.30pm, no appointment needed.

What our Students say...

"This bookkeeping and payroll course provides practical examples as well as access to very comprehensive and up to date resources students can engage easily with. I would like to thank the College and the excellent Lecturer Laura, whose inspiration and support has kept me passionate about the field ever since." - Edyta Jadwiszczak

To enrol on this course commencing February 2014 contact the Admissions Office by emailing or call 01 8075055

Dublin City Campus


IBAT College Dublin,
16-19 Wellington Quay,
Dublin 2,

Call +353-1-8075055