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Certificate in Accounting


Upskill & Open Doorways to Progress Your Accounting Career

Learn accounting online and take yourself to the places you want to go. Begin a basic accounting certificate valued across a wide range of industries, and learn to use Xero effectively. If you have been wondering about accounting courses, enrolling with The Career Academy now could be the first step towards your desired career. These types of international accounting qualifications will enable you to grasp the basics of accounting, cashflow management, income tax, VAT, payroll and financial statements. Enrol today to get basic accounting skills that employers will recognise.

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Course Duration

6 Months Access 
| ~140 Study Hours

Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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Advance your accounting career

Be awarded with an industry-recognised certificate of achievement on completion of this course.

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Start from just 599.00
Enrol with a flexible payment plan or pay upfront and save. Phone 01 437 8559 to discuss a payment option that suits you.


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Almost immediately, it was the AAT Accounting Technician Pathway Program that caught her eye. ‘It offered me the accounting theory that I needed, with the option to add “Accounting Technician” status to my name, along with applying all my theoretical knowledge into practice through the use of accounting software such as Xero. It was also a lot more value for money than other courses I had researched.


  • Gain a professional Accounting certification
  • Increase your competence and skills in practical accounting
  • Learn to manage business accounts
  • Grasp the basics of income tax, VAT, payroll & more
  • Add your learning across up-to-date accounting software to your CV
  • Obtain access to official Xero advisor certification for six months
  • Attain a certificate accredited by the IAAP and ICOES


The Certificate in Accounting comprises the following 13 courses;

    1. Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
    2. General Journal
    3. General Ledger & the Trial Balance
    4. Depreciation
    5. Accruals and Prepayments
    6. Financial Statements
    7. Understanding VAT
    8. Fundamentals of Income Tax
    9. Accounting with Xero
    10. Accounting with Sage and Quickbooks
    11. Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
    12. Financial Statement Analysis
    13. Accounting using Microsoft Excel

IAAP accreditation really counts

  • The International Association of Accounting Professionals (IAAP) exists to create a global community of aspirational, entrepreneurial, highly qualified and successful finance professionals by providing training, support and continuing development throughout their career.
  • It awards professional qualifications worldwide, giving aspiring business professionals global recognition for the very best financial skills. IAAP have accredited this course.
  • Plus, as a Xero Partner and MYOB Education Partner, we provide the latest insights, functions, and tips for Xero and MYOB. You’ll enjoy access to both Xero’s official Advisor Certification in addition to your course qualification and get six months of free access to MYOB, courtesy of our special education partnership.





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Pay your course fees upfront and benefit from a €100 discount, with a 7 day money-back guarantee.

Pay a total of 599.00 around your schedule with our flexible, interest-free payment plan, that also includes a 7 day money back guarantee.


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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email

This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as an Accounting Technician.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

The Association of Accounting Technicians awards an AAT qualification. It is a prestigious qualification employers recognise throughout Ireland and the world.

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