Every business that runs well has an excellent bookkeeper in place. If you want to be that key person, then these courses are absolutely ideal. They're designed for those who want to become a Certified Bookkeeper in a progressive company, or who want to start their very own bookkeeping business.

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Certificate in Bookkeeping

Become a bookkeeper in just 10 weeks – work from home and start your own successful bookkeeping business – Learn to balance the books, prepare VAT returns, keep business accounts; analyse profit and loss statements and balance sheets.

Take your Bookkeeing career to the next level and earn more – receive a Certificate in Bookkeeping & Diploma in Accounting, become a fully qualified Accounting Technician and free membership to AAT with this comprehensive pathway.

Become a professional AAT Qualified Bookkeeper and fast track your bookkeeping career. Learn to balance the books, prepare VAT returns and prepare business accounts, before using the prestigious AAT membership to launch your own bookkeeping business!
Launch your bookkeeping business with the option to freelance, subcontract or start your own bookkeeping business. Complete our online Certificate in Bookkeeping and then our Start your Own Business Program.
Our accredited online course will teach you the fundamentals of bookkeeping. You’ll learn about balancing your books, invoicing, payments and managing cash flow. Achieve success with comprehensive support from our expert tutors.


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The Certificate in Bookkeeping is our best. It’s a great course which will enable you to become a Certified Bookkeeper in as little as 10 weeks. You’ll learn to balance the books, prepare VAT returns, keep business accounts; analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheets. Plus, on successful completion you’ll become a Certified Bookkeeper and receive a month FREE membership to the International Association of Bookkeepers!

Absolutely. You can enrol in a Certificate in Bookkeeping with The Career Academy and study remotely from home with unlimited tutor support via email and phone. On completion, you’ll receive a certificate of achievement and get a FREE 12-month membership to the International Association of Bookkeepers and be able to be an online bookkeeper where you can service clients throughout Ireland or Internationally.

You ideally need to hold a Certification in Bookkeeping qualification from The Career Academy to become a certified bookkeeper.

 Absolutely! Bookkeepers are the backbone of Irish small business. They are highly regarded in the community and in demand by businesses.

Of course! Most bookkeepers also offer payroll services to their clients. The Certificate in Bookkeeping offered by The Career Academy includes a payroll module to give you the skills you need to succeed.