WX 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.
QQI Office Administration – 5M1997
Start Date: 11-01-2024 Hours/week: 04 Hrs 00 Mins Duration: 20 weeks
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.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
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.
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.
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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
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