Dungarvan College / Coláiste Dhún Garbhán is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board Centre.
Waterford & Wexford ETB

Diploma in Accounting Technician (ATI)

Accounting Technician

Course Description

Accounting technicians are qualified accounting professionals who work at all levels of finance. Accounting Technicians are widely employed throughout the public sector, industry, commerce and private accountancy firms. Tasks would include: the preparation of final accounts, budgeting, credit control, payroll, tax returns and costings. While they are not accountants, accounting technicians can perform many of the same functions and are qualified to prepare full financial accounts.

Programme Content

  • Financial Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Data Management
  • Business Management
  • Business Law

Progression Opportunities

  • B.A.in Accounting (Hons) - SETU (Students progress directly to year 2)

Exemptions will also apply for the following professional accountancy bodies;

  • The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA)
  • Chartered Accountants of Ireland
  • Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
  • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

While we make every effort to ensure that the information is accurate and up-to-date at the time of publication, this information may be subject to changes or amendments by third-level institutions or other sources. Therefore, we recommend that you always verify the information with the relevant institutions or authorities before making any decisions based on it.


  • Awarding Body: ATI - Accounting Technicians Ireland
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Level: 6
  • Award Title: Diploma for Accounting Technicians

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course may obtain employment as Account Supervisors, Assistant Accountant, Audit Assistant, Cost Assistant, Credit Controller and Payroll Administrator


College Registration Fee €200

For more information on the Diploma in Accounting Technician (ATI) contact the course coordinator Muireann at muireannfitzgerald@wwetb.ie

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