Accounting Technician (ATI)

balance sheet ok by Philippe Put @Flickr
balance sheet ok by Philippe Put @Flickr

Coming soon for Autumn 2019 in Mallow.

From €800.00* / €570.50 for Social Welfare/OAP recipients.

This programme is designed to prepare learners for employment in accounting departments of commercial, industrial or public sector organisations or in the offices of practicing accountants. It provides a valuable qualification in accounting and information skills and membership of Accounting Technician Ireland (ATI), a professional body sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Tutor Profile:

Catherine McCarthy is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Tax Adviser from CPA and Griffith College, holds a Certificate in Business Studies from Cork Institute of Technology, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Accounting Technicians in Ireland. Catherine has over twenty years experience working in an accounting practice: completing accounts, tax returns, vat returns and payroll for sole traders, partnerships, companies and companies limited by guarantee; and is an expert tutor in accounting and taxation.

Mallow Classes

Coming soon for Autumn 2019 in Mallow. Pre-register to sign up for future course notifications.

Location: at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Monday and Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 26 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 23 September 2019

Cost: €815.00, *€800.00 with online discount, €570.50 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €489.00 for Mallow College day students.

Information Night:
Information Week, Monday September 9 to Wednesday September 11, 19:00 to 20:00 at Mallow College of Further Education. Get more information, meet tutors, and enrol on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder.


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Learning Outcomes

  • The IATI Programme is an ideal preparation for the pursuit of a career in professional accountancy.
  • Fee includes cost of revision seminars held outside of regular class times.Evaluation and Assessment
  • Examinations – Summer or Autumn sittingEntry Requirements
  • Applicants must hold the Leaving Certificate with a minimum of a Grade D (Ordinary) in at least FIVE subjects including English and Maths or Accounting OR a minimum of Grade D in FOUR Leaving Certificate subjects with at least TWO of these attained at Higher Level.
  • Applicants seeking an exemption from Year One must have successfully completed ATI Year 1 (at another Centre) or possess an approved equivalent qualification.
  • Mature Learners (over 21) may be exempt from the above academic requirements.


  • Year 1 Monday: Law & Ethics, Business Management.
  • Year 1 Tuesday: Financial Accounting, Taxation.
  • Year 2 Monday: Advanced Taxation, Integrated Accounting Systems (IAS).
  • Year 2 Tuesday: Advanced Financial Accounting, Management Accounting.

Entry Requirements

  • A pass Leaving Certificate or equivalent standard.
  • Relevant work and life experience is equivalent for mature students (aged 23 and over).


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