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Bookkeeping and Payroll (Sage and Thesaurus for Windows) QQI Level 6 

The two essential bookkeeper awards: bookkeeping and payroll, manual and computerised, together.

This programme is suitable for individuals with level 5 complete and who wish to develop their knowledge and skills to record transactions in a manual and computerised bookkeeping environment and understand and maintain payroll records especially within a small business or medium sized organisation.


Remote Classes

EnrolmentOpen
NightsMonday & Tuesday 
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration12 Weeks
StartingMonday 31 September 2024
Assessment

Exam information to be provided by Tutor

LocationRemote
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price€450
DeadlineEnrol Online before Monday, 23 September 2024

Learning Outcomes

  • Bookkeeping
  • Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems.
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes.
  • 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.
  • Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers.
  • Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period.
  • Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied.
  • Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners.
  • Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results.
  • Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed.
  • Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.
  • Payroll
  • Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing and maintaining payroll records both manually and on the computer.
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for payroll processing purposes.
  • Process the payroll for employee(s), using manual and computerised systems, under the cumulative tax system, to include; various elements of gross pay, holidays, unpaid leave, cut-off points, credits, all statutory and non-statutory deductions.
  • Process the payroll for employee(s), under the emergency and temporary tax systems and subsequent transfer to the cumulative tax system.
  • Demonstrate the changes in personal tax due to various factors to include; mid-year commencement and leaving of employment, changes in credits, refunds.
  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary mid-year and year end tax forms for employees.
  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary end-of-period and year end returns and tax forms for the Revenue Commissioners.
  • Assess the effect of using alternative assessment methods to calculate the annual tax liability of married couples.
  • Analyse the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and take-home pay by comparing two tax years.
  • Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.

 

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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