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Award level: Level 6 equivalent of the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Course start date: TBC. Applications deadline: TBC

Course fee: FULLY FUNDED (for eligible applicants). Find out if you’re eligible – read more below.

  

The Diploma in Accounting and Business has been designed and developed to target and attract learners for the intended categories by providing them with the fundamental knowledge and principles which provides a broad introduction to financial and management accounting, provides knowledge of business and its operating environment and introduces learners to the core principles of ethics and professionalism through the use of a Foundation in Professionalism case study.

Eligibility requirements:

No previous academic or accountancy qualifications are required to study for this qualification and is suitable for those aspiring to work or already working in the following types of roles:

  1. Basic Bookkeeping
  2. Trainee accountant in a commercial organisation or accounting practice
  3. Accounts clerk in the Public Sector

Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Accounting and Business via the Foundation level route can then transfer to the ACCA qualification.

In addition to the above applicants may be required to attend an interview and/or complete a test in numeracy and literacy as administered by ACCA.

Are you eligible for a Springboard+ course?

The following are eligible to apply:

  • Returners (Formerly referred to as Homemakers)
    May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
  • People in employment
    May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
  • The unemployed or formerly self-employed
    May apply to all courses with the exception of the two year part-time ICT conversion courses. Unemployed applicants will also be required to meet additional DEASP related criteria. They must have been in receipt of a recognised DEASP payment for 9 of the previous 12 months if they wish to participate on one-year full-time ICT Skills Conversion courses.

Full eligibility requirements can be found here.

Apply for the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business on springboardcourses.ie.

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Subjects covered are:


Business and Technology (FBT/BT). Syllabus and study guide can be found here.


Aim

To introduce knowledge and understanding of the business and its environment and the influence that this has on how organisations are structured and on the role of the accounting and other key business functions in contributing to it’s efficient, effective and ethical management.

The syllabus includes:

  1. Business organisation structures, functions and governance
  2. Accounting and reporting systems, controls and compliance
  3. Leading and managing individuals and teams
  4. Personal effectiveness and communication
  5. Professional ethics in accounting and business.

Examination

The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour computer-based examination. The examination will consist of two sections. Section A will contain 30 two mark objective questions and 16 one mark objective questions. Section B will contain 6 four marks multi-task question.


Management Accounting (FMA/MA). Syllabus and Study guide can be found here.


Aim

To develop knowledge and understanding of management accounting techniques to support management in planning, controlling and monitoring performance in a variety of business contexts.

The syllabus includes:

  1. The nature, source and purpose of management information
  2. Cost accounting techniques
  3. Budgeting
  4. Standard costing
  5. Performance measurement

Examination

The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour computer-based examination. The examination will consist of two sections. Section A will contain 35 two mark objective questions. Section B will contain 3 ten marks multi-task question – each of which will examine budgeting, standard costing and performance measurement sections of the syllabus.


Financial Accounting (FFA/FA). Syllabus and Study guide can be found here.


Aim

To develop knowledge and understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to financial accounting and technical proficiency in the use of double-entry accounting techniques including the preparation of basic financial statements

The syllabus includes:

  1. The context and purpose of financial reporting
  2. The qualitative characteristics of financial information
  3. The use of double-entry and accounting systems
  4. Recording transactions and events
  5. Preparing a trial balance
  6. Preparing simple consolidated financial statements

Examination

The syllabus is assessed by a two-hour computer-based examination. The examination will consist of two sections.

Section A will contain 35 two mark objective questions. Section B will contain 2 fifteen mark multi-task questions.

In order to obtain the Diploma in Accounting and Business students will need to successfully undertake FiP — Foundations in Professionalism. In recent years the importance of professionalism and ethics in accountancy has grown. The ACCA has introduced an embedded ethics and professionalism module as a core area of accountancy education and training with a greater emphasis on ethics and professionalism for Technician and Foundations level qualifications.


Should you have any questions in regards to the above course, please contact us: admissions@pat.edu.eu or on 01-835 2963

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Springboard is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020