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MGTI1013 – Bookkeeping to Business Pathway

Learn the skills needed to start your own Bookkeeping Business!

Launch your bookkeeping business with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business. Complete our Certificate in Bookkeeping and then our Bookkeeping to Business Program.

Our Online Bookkeeping Courses are accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers

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Key Benefits

  • Receive a FREE 12 month subscription to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers 
  • Fast track your bookkeeping career, increase your earning potential and get ahead
  • Become a Certified Bookkeeper and start your own Bookkeeping Business!
  • Developed in conjunction with Irish Chartered Accountants and Xero
  • Accredited by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers
  • Access to expert tutors and business coaches
  • Work from home and earn on average 40 euros per hour once you are certified
  • Flexible online study – work at your own pace in your own time and receive unlimited one-on-one tutor support
  • Build your business the right way, from the ground up, and make it easier to grow and expand
  • Developed by an ICB Accredited Training Centre

This program is designed for

  • Currently self-employed/contract bookkeepers who want to take their career to the next level
  • Job seekers wanting to upskill in the bookkeeping industry
  • Bookkeepers who want to become certified
  • Entrepreneurs looking to start their own bookkeeping business
  • Business owners who wish to save money by managing their own accounts and VAT returns

Our Bookkeeping Business Program

  • You learn the proven, practical skills to help you generate new clients, increase your sales and profit, save time and scale your business.
  • Fits with your lifestyle and learn anywhere, anytime and at your own pace
  • Is short enough to fit in with your busy schedule, but long enough to teach you the critical new skills to grow your business.
  • Receive four hours of mentoring from our experienced and knowledgeable business mentors. They’re there to answer your questions and provide insight into how you can turn the practical skills you’ve learnt into a fully-fledged business.

Career Outcomes

The Career Academy’s bookkeeping graduates start their own bookkeeping business or work in small to medium-sized businesses. On completion of this course, you can expect to hold job titles such as:

 

  • Accounting Clark
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Assistant Accountant

Career Projections

Between 2020 and 2024, the availability of Bookkeeping-related roles in Ireland is expected to increase resulting in a 3.9% increase in average wages across the Bookkeeping profession. The salary range for Bookkeepers is between €20,000 – €39,000 per year.

Sources: AAT, Pay Scale Ireland, CPL Jobs Ireland

Dublin Chamber of Commerce Endorsement

The Career Academy are fully committed to helping to develop and support Irish students so they can succeed in their career or business. One of the Dublin Chamber’s objectives is to support and inspire business vitality and success – and together The Career Academy and Dublin Chamber are keen to further support.  We look forward to welcoming you as a new member once you graduate to continue your journey and success in your business.  There are a  number of members benefits including connecting, networking events, learning, maximise and grow your business, business savings, acting as a voice for business and being a platform for success.  The Career Academy will award students a 12 month subscription for membership to the Dublin Chamber on completion of the chosen course. We look forward to welcoming you.

– Paul Byrne, Head of Membership Development, Dublin Chamber of Commerce

 

The Career Academy is a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce

Course Summary

Investment:999 or from €25 per week interest free payment plan.

 

Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments.

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months until you complete.

 

Enrolment and duration: A total of 100 hours, for the Certificate in Bookkeeping and 75 hours for the Bookkeeping to Business Program to be completed within 12 months. Most students study for 10 hours per week and finish in 17 weeks. Easy!

 

Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support by phone and email. you will also have access to an online study group, allowing you to work with students who are sharing the experience.

 

Qualification information: On successful completion of this business training course, you will be awarded a Career Academy Certificate of Achievement.

ABKI1014 – Certificate in Bookkeeping modules

  • ABKI202 – Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals
  • ABKI152 – General Journal
  • ABKI153 – General Ledgers & the Trail Balance
  • ABKI218 – Depreciation
  • ABKI106 – Accruals and Prepayments
  • ABKI146 – Financial Statements
  • ABKI133 – Understanding VAT
  • ABKI214 – Fundamentals of Payroll
  • ABKI122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  • ABKI217 – Accounting with Sage and Quickbooks
  • ABKI103 – Accounting with Xero
  • ABKI122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  • CITG125 – Bookkeeping using Microsoft Excel

MGTI1011 – Start your own business modules

  • ABNKI201 – Starting Up
  • ABNG186 – Preparing your Business Plan
  • MGTG129 – Marketing and Social Media
  • ABKI122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
  • ABKG185 – Planning for Profit
  • ABKI214 – Fundamentals of Payroll
  • ABKI133 – Understanding VAT
  • ABKI189 – Financial Statement Analysis

What our students say

★★★★★ “I loved the fact that I could do the course in my own time (even though it means I have to motivate myself to study..) It is great not having to be physically present at night classes. In terms of the resources, the forums were really useful as I could see previous responses to content I am currently working on. Everything was easy to access and complete. I would recommend The Career Academy to anyone!” – Joanne Gallagher

 

★★★★★ “The tutor Bhavik is great! I call him most days for technical taxation talk and he is a wonderful person to learn from. The course materials/resources provided are awesome. They cover everything extensively are great for future learning and reference. The course is simple to follow and I rate it very highly. It also appeals to all ages (from young to old) and I am looking at getting my son enrolled at The Career Academy too. You guys are doing something great here.” – David Trotter

 

★★★★★ “I am so pleased to say I loved the entire course. All the aspects of the course designed by the Career Academy with extraordinary tutors, easy access, flexible study and payment plan encouraged me to fulfill my needs with interest.” – Sathya Sumanthiran

 

 

If you have already completed the Certificate in Bookkeeping and just want the Start your own Bookkeeping Business component, you can find it here.

Receive a one-on-one session with a Business Coach!

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Sarah Tottle

Sarah is a fully accredited life coach, psychologist and trainer who has many years of experience across sectors. Sarah is an international writer and has been published in high profile magazines such as CEO magazine, World Economic Forum, and other business magazines. She is an organisational trainer and has coached and counselled individuals and groups in both the public and third sector. She is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed in their business.

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Declan Scott

This Pathway Program includes one to one mentoring from one of our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors, Declan Scott. Declan has a significant amount of business and coaching experience. He is a University Lecturer and a facilitator. He has run several small businesses and enjoys helping students set up their own successful ventures.

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Caroline Naguib

Caroline is a successful entrepreneur and founder of the Jaymen Group Ltd. She is passionate about helping aspiring entrepreneurs, running several of her own businesses while coaching start-ups, including a niche recruitment platform, a brand and PR agency, and an education consultancy. She is regularly sought after for her expertise as a consultant and has featured in CEO magazine and Inside Small Business.

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