QQI Level 5 – Bookkeeping


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to produce and maintain accurate bookkeeping records for a range of organisations, using manual and computerised systems.


  1. Explain the key terminology associated with the recording and maintenance of bookkeeping records, using manual and computerised systems.
  2. Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for record keeping purposes.
  3. Complete the books of first entry with appropriate VAT and departmental analysis from the information contained in a range of source documents to include; invoices, credit notes, bank records and petty cash vouchers.
  4. Post the information from the daybooks to the appropriate accounts in the ledgers.
  5. Extract a trial balance at the end of an accounting period.
  6. Prepare a Bank Reconciliation Statement from data supplied.
  7. Prepare the end-of-period VAT Return in accordance with the requirements of the Revenue Commissioners.
  8. Process all tasks as per the manual ones using an accounts package, comparing manual and computerised results.
  9. Analyse tasks completed making appropriate corrections to any errors and editing of data as directed.
  10. Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.


Those who satisfy the required criteria will be awarded a QQI Level 5, Component Certificate for Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised (5N1354).


This course is free to eligible jobseekers as it is 100% EAP funded.


Delegates must fulfil the Skillnet Ireland definition of a job-seeker outlined here.

‘Attendees’ must have a desktop computer, laptop or tablet with both a microphone and camera as the entire programme will be delivered online.


Kelly Cummins – kelly.cummins@waterfordchamber.ie

  • Bookkeeping
    13th July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 16th July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 20th July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 23rd July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 27th July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 30th July 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 3rd August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 6th August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 10th August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 13th August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 17th August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 20th August 2020
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm



This event is being hosted online