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Certificate in Bookkeeping

Learn to balance the books with our accredited online course. You’ll be able to prepare VAT returns, and keep business accounts. Learn to analyse and interpret a profit and loss statement and balance sheet. You can also use this course as a pathway to start your own bookkeeping business!

Flexible Study 12 Module Course
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AAT Accounting Technician Pathway for Bookkeepers

Fast track your bookkeeping career with The Career Academy. This online program is unique to The Career Academy and specifically designed for those looking to kickstart their bookkeeping career or formalise an existing set of skills.

Flexible Study Certificate + Diploma
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AAT Qualified Bookkeeper 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!

Flexible Study 13 Module Course
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Bookkeeping Business Pathway

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.

Flexible Study Bundles 2 Courses
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Introduction to Bookkeeping Basics

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.

Flexible Study 7 Module Course

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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.