L6 Payroll and Computerised Accounts (10 Credits)

ModulePayroll and Computerised Accounts

Part Time
Cork Road
12 weeks
28 Aug 20

* Delivery

Mondays - 8 weeks 
Blended Learning 

With ongoing social distancing regulations likely to continue in place into the academic year 2020/21 WIT is reviewing delivery modes of part-time courses for the coming year. This may mean a change from the typical course delivery schedule. 

This module focuses on the basics required to understand and use computerised Payroll and Financial Accounting Systems for Small Businesses. The Payroll aspect of the course will cover Setting up Payroll, Processing Payroll and Report generating. The Financial Accounting aspect of the course will cover Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger, Nominal Ledger, Banking, VAT and Reporting.


Module, 10 ECTS credits



Cost, if eligible for bursary scheme  €295


One assessment in relation to the topics covered is completed in the students own time. A practical exam on the final night evaluates student’s knowledge of the payroll and accounting systems.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, a student will be able to

  • Set up and Prepare Financial Accounts to Trial Balance Stage
  • Set up and Process Payroll on a weekly or monthly basis  

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Leaving Certificate or equivalent; or mature student.

The module will enable participants to engage with most of the basic accounting processes required by a business. It is suitable for people who want to re-engage in the workforce, change career path or apply the knowledge in their own or family business. Some students continue to study for a formal accountancy qualification afterwards.

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