Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI)
Pathways to Apprenticeship Programme
PLC Business Studies (5M2102)
Colaiste Ide in partnership with Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) have responded to the need for how people can prepare themselves for entry to an Accounting Technicians Apprenticeship, and a future career in accountancy.
We have created this innovative Pre Apprenticeship Pathways programme, which will be taught on site in Colaiste Ide, or if necessitated can be fully taught online until completion.
Work experience will be provided, by Accounting Technicians Ireland (ATI) with a registered apprenticeship employer. This placement will take place in line with COVID 19 Specific National Protocol for Employers and Workers.
The programme will be modular in its delivery and will consist of three terms:
Term One 14 September 2020 18 December 2020
Term Two: 06 January 2021 26 March 2021
Term Three: 12 April 2021- 02 July 2021
Modules - Term1:
- Induction & Study Skills
- Literacy & Numeracy Skills
- Spreadsheets Methods 5N1977
- Word Processing 5N1358
- Personal Effectiveness 5N1390
- Work Experience 5N1356
- Accounting Manual and Computerized 5N1348
The modules for the first term have been chosen to ensure that learners can acquire and develop practical IT skills, which will form the basis from which they will study modules in Term 2.
It is important for learners to be aware, that all who come on to this programme with limited IT skills, will be provided with adequate tuition, which will act as a scaffold in supporting all modules.
CV preparation, skills audits, rights and responsibilities of employees, health & safety in the workplace, equality trends, socio economic issues and trends are areas of study that will be embedded in the teaching of the Work Experience module throughout the entire programme. Practical work experience in the work place will take place in Term 3.
Modules - Term 2:
- Business Administration 5N1610
- Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
- Legal & Practice Procedures 5N1394
- Work Experience 5N1356
- Taxation 5N1421
The programme has been devised in a modular way, such that the first three modules will be completed and assessed in 2020.
The modules taught in Term 2, will be completed and assessed by June 2020.
Work Experience will take place in the work place in Term 3.
Following successful completion of this programme successful learners may progress to one of the Accounting Technicians Apprenticeship programmes in Colaiste Ide or another college within CDETB.