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ACCOUNTING TECHNICIANS Level 5 Diploma Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Level 5
  • Higher Level Apprenticeship
  • Newry Campus
  • Accounting Technicians Ireland


The Accounting Technicians Level 5 Diploma is a comprehensive higher level apprenticeship designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a career in accounting and finance. This course focuses on providing students with a solid foundation in accounting principles, financial analysis, and business management techniques.

Throughout the course, students will develop a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts and practices of accounting. They will study topics such as financial accounting, management accounting, cost accounting, and taxation. Students will learn to prepare financial statements, analyse financial data, and interpret accounting information to support decision-making processes.

The programme covers a wide range of accounting principles and techniques. Students will explore topics such as double-entry bookkeeping, ledger maintenance, accounts payable and receivable, and payroll accounting. They will gain practical skills in recording financial transactions, reconciling accounts, and preparing financial reports. Students will also learn to use accounting software and spreadsheets to streamline financial processes and enhance efficiency.

The Accounting Technicians Level 5 Diploma as the main knowledge-based component of the framework. Each apprentice will undergo a specific induction programme (1 week intensive) and an online mentoring programme.

The Apprenticeship aims to provide a structured environment where you will, under the supervision of a qualified mentor, develop the professional values, leadership, technical/functional competencies and the personal and interpersonal attributes that define the role of an accounting technician and chartered accountant.

Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) is committed to providing training to all company mentors. This training is being provided to ensure consistency of ‘on-the-job’ programme standards and quality.

Newry Campus

Full Time
Mode of Study
Class Type
2 Years
Hours Per Week
Total Full Fee Per Year
Full Fee Breakdown

1 Available Session