ATI Accounting Technician course

Start date: 17 September 2024

Duration: 26 weeks (Tuesdays and Wednesdays 6.20pm-9.30pm)

Location: Classroom- Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE)

Certificate: Year 1 - Certificate or Year 2 - Diploma

Cost: RRP: €900/ M1 Skillnet price: €450

Course code: ATIDIFE

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    Programme overview

    The Certificate for Accounting Technicians (Year 1) offers a progression pathway into the Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

    Please note:
    - M1 Skillnet support applies to the DIFE fee for this course. The €800 ATI fee is not included in this subsidy.

    - M1 Skillnet support applies to one year of the ATI course with no guarantee that support will be available for the second year.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of the First year, students will receive the Certificate for Accounting Technicians award (Level 6 NFQ)

    On successful completion of Year 2, students may become Affiliate Members of Accounting Technicians Ireland allowing them to maintain their professional affiliation while they complete the work experience requirement of the Diploma

    Who is the course for

    This course is suitable for those wishing to embark in a career in finance and accounting.


    Year 1

    • Financial Accounting
    • Taxation
    • Business Law
    • Business Management

    Year 2

    • Advanced Financial Accounting
    • Advanced Taxation
    • Management Accounting
    • Integrated Accounting Systems (IAS)

    Trainer Profile

    Drogheda Institute of Further Education (DIFE) is the largest provider of PLC courses in the North East Region providing Further Education (FE) courses to school leavers and adults returning to education.

    DIFE aims to provide a high quality, comprehensive and inclusive Further Education service to the people in Drogheda and its hinterland in co-operation with existing educational providers and industry. All students are encouraged to achieve their full potential.

    To Book Call 083 - 027 8518 or email