Galway Community College
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Book-keeping Manual & Computerised QQI Level 5 MONDAYS-Classroom Based

Book-keeping Manual & Computerised QQI Level 5 Mondays - Classroom Based



Book-keeping Manual & Computerised QQI Level 5 MONDAYS

Classroom Based

Category: Business


Course Name - Book-keeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354

Award -Minor Award Level 5

Course Overview

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems.

It is suitable for:

  • Self-employed business owners who would like to understand and efficiently maintain their own book-keeping records to provide complete and accurate books of account for their accountant and gain a better understanding of their business performance for improved decision making.
  • Individuals working in one section of an accounts department of an organisation who would like to learn more about bookkeeping and understand the bigger picture with a view to changing roles or promotion.
  • Anyone wishing to learn about book-keeping for the first time with a view to changing careers.'

Course Content

Learners will be able to:

1 Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems

2 Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes

3 Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from the information contained in a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records, petty cash vouchers

4 Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers

5 Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period

6 Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied

7 Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners

8 Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results

9 Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed

10 Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.

Assessment Techniques
Manual Assignment 50%
Computerised Exam 50%

Bookkeeping - Manual and Computerised - 5N1354 (click on link for more information)

Further Information:

Business Major Award 5M2102

Certified Business QQI LEVEL 5 Part-Time Course:

  • Can be studied part-time with modules offered each year.
  • In order to qualify for a major award you need to complete and pass 8 modules specific to the programme. Click on links below for more information.
  • The modules offered are subject to having a sufficient number of applicants to run the course.
  • Business Studies QQI Level 5/ Major Award

    QQI Level 5 Course Code: 5M2102 (click on link for more information)

Tutor: Sarah Jane Bailey
Fee: €240
Duration: 12 weeks
Start Date: 2024-09-16
Start/End Time: 19.00 - 22.00

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