Parttime Classroom Business and administration and law

EY Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised L5

Objectives of the Programme Module
 To facilitate the learner acquiring an understanding of basic bookkeeping concepts and
 To enable the learner acquire the knowledge and skills to record business transactions, post
to the ledgers and draw up a trial balance using both a manual and a computerised accounts
 To enable the learner appreciate the advantages of computerised accounts and be aware of
the various accounts packages available
 To identify and appreciate the importance of data accuracy and confidentiality in financial
 To assist the learner to develop the academic and vocational language, literacy and
numeracy skills related to Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised through the medium of
the indicative content
 To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning

Target Award

QQI Office Administration – 5M1997

Start Date: 10-01-2024 Hours/week: 04 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 20 weeks


Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Education Requirements
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners)
*Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.

Age Requirements
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)

Learning Aptitude
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.

Previous Experience
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.

Module Award Body
Bookkeeping – Manual & Computerised (5N1354) Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised (5N1354) QQI
Learning Outcomes of Level 5 Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
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


EnniscorthyFurther Education and Training Centre


Gonzaga House, Weafer Street, Enniscorthy


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  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Tea/Coffee Making

Contact Details

Course Contact:
Susan Neville