Qualifications you can count on

Whether you are a school-leaver, changing career, or looking to progress at work, our industry-recognised qualifications will open up the door to a rewarding career in accountancy and finance.

Our qualifications combine professional exams with practical work experience, and the MIATI designation is the first thing employers look for when recruiting an Accounting Technician.

Study with our flexible ATI Online programme, or choose a daytime or evening course with one of partner colleges starting September 2024.

Our programme syllabus is tailored for students in both the Republic of Ireland (September and January intakes) and Northern Ireland (September intake only). Read our qualification specification and study the right programme for you.  

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After completing the Diploma, I was accepted straight into year two of the BA Honours Degree

Alan Fitzsimons

Diploma for Accounting Technicians graduate with Dungarvan College

You gain a very in-depth knowledge of what you are studying and witness first-hand how an accountancy firm operates

Adrianna Rup

Year 2 Accounting Technician Apprentice with Grant Thornton

For me, the most important thing when studying is to be able to apply your knowledge

Zoe Fitzgerald

Year 1 Accounting Technician Apprentice with Cork City Council

I found online learning so convenient, and the student forums, at which we could all swop stories, were wonderful

Jo Collins

Jo Collins, Year 2 ATI Online Diploma student

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Your fastest route to a qualification in accounting and finance

Partner colleges

Study with one of our partner college and training providers based across the island of Ireland, and choose from daytime and evening courses.

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Register for the Diploma

Gain increased earning power, opportunity mobility, and in-demand financial skills with this island-wide, industry-recognised qualification for Accounting Technicians.

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Start your Apprenticeship application

Qualify as an Accounting Technician with a two-year work-based education training programme. In this fully-funded programme, apprentices study with a local partner college and gain significant experience working with an employer, earning a salary of at least €24,765 per annum.

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Fees and finance

Find more information on our professional and tuition fees, as well as our stepped payment option. 

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Apply for an exemption

Prior Learning may be recognised for exemption purposes. If you think you may be eligible for an exemption, then you can apply for one during the registration process

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The MIATI designation

Once you have graduated from either the Diploma or Apprenticeship, you are eligible to apply for Membership, joining our 10,000+ community of practice. 

Gain instant industry recognition by using the designatory letters MIATI, and benefit from a programme of professional development training. 

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