Course Details

Full Course Name:
Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll

Course Dates

Next Course Commencing:
28th September 2020
10 weeks, evenings from 6.30 to 9.30 pm

Course Award

City Colleges Diploma

Course Fee

€995 (or €1,095 instalments)
€895 (or €995 instalments)
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Learning Outcomes

Students will have acquired skills in bookkeeping and payroll to aid them in developing a career in finance and HR. Students can develop their skills in this in demand area to give them new opportunities.


  • Key terminology associated with bookkeeping payroll records.
  • Process the payroll for employees.
  • The positives and negatives of a computerised system for bookkeeping payroll processing purposes.
  • The positives and negatives of a manual system for bookkeeping and payroll processing purposes.
  • Examine emergency and temporary tax systems and the cumulative tax system.
  • Examine changes in personal tax due to various factors.
  • Preparing all necessary tax forms for employees.
  • Preparing all necessary returns and tax forms for the Revenue Commissioners.


Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.

If completing the course online, attendance and participation is tracked through Moodle.

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.

The Course is assessed by way of MCQ (70%) and presentation (30%).

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking

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Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll (Online)


6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll (Classroom)


6:30 PM - 9:30 PM