Accounting Technicians Ireland / Cuntasaíocht  ┐ Airgeadas

School Leavers pass grade in 5 Ordinary level subjects (including an O5 in English and either Maths or Accountancy), or pass grades in 2 Ordinary level subjects together with 2 pass grades at Higher level (or) Successful HETAC, FETAC graduates.

Mature learners Once you are over 21 and as long as you have the relevant visa, you may apply based on age or experience.

All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English (Minimum IELTS 6).

If you are interested in a career in accounting, this ATI qualification will give you the opportunity to work in many types of accountancy jobs or act as a stepping stone to pursue further accountancy studies.

Students will obtain opportunities in a wide variety of finance roles for many types of organisations. In addition, many who qualify as Accounting Technicians go on to continue their studies, using the qualification as a stepping stone to eventually becoming professional accountants.

The course runs 2 evenings a week over 2 semesters (Monday and Wednesday 6 until 10pm). First Year gives you a foundation knowledge of business and accounting, while the Second Year allows you to build a deeper understanding of more advanced accounting issues.

First Year Subjects

  • Financial Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Law & Ethics
  • Business Management

Second Year Subjects

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Management Accounting
  • Integrated Accounting Systems

2 Evenings per week over 2 semesters per year.

  • Applications for this course are closed.


For queries on the application process please contact:

Students can also choose to progress directly to the Ordinary Degree in Business & Accounting at TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus.

TU Code



NFQ Level 6


Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI)


2 years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020




€925 per year + register separately with ATI with fees payable to them

Fees (Non-EU)