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IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping

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Level 1
Mode of Study
Course Type
Newry Campus


This course is an introduction to the basics of using commercially available accounting software to set up a computerised accounting system, process business transactions and produce reports.


This course is ideal if you have no previous knowledge or experience of accounting or computerised bookkeeping.

The Level 1 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to begin their studies at entry level in computerised accounting and will allow you to achieve a Level 1 qualification. 


This qualification is made up of the following units:

  • Introduction to computerised accounting, which covers:
              - Understand the basics of computerised accounting
              - Understand accounting terms
              - Recognise source documents
              - Understand the basics of the VAT system
  • Set up a computerised accounting system and process data, which covers: 
              - Set up a computerised accounting system
              - Process credit based transactions
              - Process cash sales and sundry income
              - Process receipts from credit customers
              - Process payments to credit suppliers
              - Process payments through the bank current account
              - Process petty cash transactions
              - Reconcile the balance on the bank current account
              - Generate reports


1 evening per week for 15 weeks


On successful completion learners can progress to the Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Bookkeeping.


All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application. 

If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.


Adele Curran

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Concession Fees may be available to students enrolling on Further Education courses who are in receipt of any of the following benefits: Universal Credit (net income below £14,000) Guaranteed Pension Credit / Housing Benefit (Rates Rebate) or Rate Relief/ Working Tax Credit (where household income is £16,190 or below/ In-come based Employment and Support Allowance Income Support/ In-come based Jobseekers Allowance/ Republic of Ireland means tested benefit. All exam/material fees must be paid in addition to the concession fee.

Registration, materials and certificate fees (subject to charge by the awarding body) are payable where shown at enrolment. All courses are subject to satisfactory enrolment numbers being achieved and sustained throughout the year. A student will be offered a refund of fees where a course is cancelled by the College or where a student does not attend their course of study. However, a £20 administrative fee will be imposed on a student who is unable to attend a course and does not give the College a minimum of 5 working days' notice before the course commences. A refund is not available to anyone who leaves a course after making one or more attendances.


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    £63.00 (Course)
    £35.00 (Concession)
    £82.00 (Exam)
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