Book Keeping Manual & Computerised

Start Date: January 2018 date to be confirmed
Duration: 14 Weeks
Time: 6.00pm to 9.30pm
Price: €399 Payable over the duration of the course @ €25 per week after deposit of €50

Course Description

Level: Level 5 Award – Using Sage 50 Package
Credit Value: 15 credit

This module has been developed to provide the learner with both an introduction to manual bookkeeping terms and principles, and the knowledge and skills necessary to operate computerised accounts systems using an integrated accounts package

Entry Level
National Vocational Certificate level 4, leaving certificate of equivalent qualifications and or relevant life and work experience

Learners who successfully complete this module will:

  • Acquire an understanding of basic bookkeeping concepts and terminology
  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to record transactions in a manual accounts system and draw up a trial balance
  • Understand the main components of a computer system, and acquire the skills to carry out various housekeeping tasks
  • Appreciate the advantages of computerised accounts, and be aware of the various accounts packages available
  • Appreciate the importance of data accuracy and confidentiality in financial transactions


The specific learning outcomes are grouped into 4 units:

  • Unit 1: Bookkeeping Principles
  • Unit 2: Computer Principles
  • Unit 3: Set-up and Input of Transaction Data
  • Unit 4: Computer Reports and Analysis