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FETAC Level 5 Payroll Manual and Computerized (5N1546)

Course Description


This module is designed to enable the learner to understand the principles and practice of maintaining financial records manually and using integrated accounting software.


Certification:            FETAC Level 5 Record of Achievement (B20138)


Preferred entry level:

 National Vocational Certificate level 1, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/or relevant life and work experiences.


Course Content:

  • To explore with the learner the essential and appropriate terminology associated with personal taxation
  • To facilitate the learner to develop an awareness of the skills necessary to use both manual and computerised payroll systems
  • To explore with the learner the importance of accuracy and security in preparing and maintaining payroll records
  • To facilitate the learner to develop the skill, knowledge and understanding of how to operate the cumulative, emergency and temporary tax system
  • To assist the learner in developing the academic and vocational language, literacy and numeracy skills related to Payroll through the medium of the indicative content
  • To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning.

Duration:                   6th February 2017 – 10th May 2017

Sessions:                 Monday and Wednesday evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost:                          €385


Subject to demand a further 10-week course will run in October 2017


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