Accountancy, Payroll and Human Resources

Course Aim

If you have a air for numbers or enjoy working with finances then this course is for you. It is designed to deliver the skills, knowledge and competencies required to assist in financial and human resource management. This course can be used to gain direct employment within public service or private organisations, as well as accessing degree programmes.


Course Modules

  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • Applied Economics
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Business Law
  • Taxation
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheet Methods



5M2102 QQI Level 5 Office Administration


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

DCU/DkIT | Accounting & Finance | Level 8

NUI Maynooth| Business and Accounting | Level 8

NUI Galway | Law & Business | Level 8

UCD | Commerce | Level 8

UCD | Business and Law | Level 8

GMIT | Human Resource Management | Level 7

Dundalk IT | Business Studies | Level 8

DCU | Business Studies | Level 8


Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in various roles including:

Accountancy Practices l Business  Administration Roles | Project Manager | Financial Clerical Officer  |  Accounts Administrator  | Payroll Clerk | Funds Manager | HR Administrator



Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.




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