CPA Business & Accounting Traineeship

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CPA Ireland Traineeship in CCOC

This executive traineeship involves a full academic year programme followed by a three-month work placement for those ambitious to pursue a career as a professional accountant. You will study towards the Certificate in Business and Accounting qualification accredited by CPA. It is a great way to demonstrate to employers your level of knowledge and capabilities and it will equip you with a set of skills for a range of roles in business. Applicants in receipt of certain social welfare payments may be fully funded on this course and receive a training allowance.
Nick O’Callaghan
Tel: (021) 4223807

1 year (college academic year plus 3 months work placement)

Certificate in Business and Accounting accredited by CPA Ireland. This course constitutes one level of the four level professional CPA programme.

QQI Component Certificate

CETB certificate in Payroll

If you are in receipt of certain social welfare payments this course may be fully funded and you may receive a training allowance.

  • Management in Organisations
  • Business Law and Professional Ethics
  • Economics and Business
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised/Sage 5N1354
  • Spreadshseet Methods 5N1977
  • Payroll

A pass in at least 6 subjects in the Leaving Certificate, three of which must be higher level C or above. Two of the six subjects must be English and Maths. No accountancy required. Mature applicants (over 23) should enquire about eligibility directly as experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications

  • Professional guest lecturers
  • Selected students have the opportunity to participate in the Pitstop and Frontrunner Leadership Programmes from Common Purpose
  • Sales Institute and marketing event participation
  • 3 month work placement
  • Entrepreneurial skills workshop

As a CPA Accounts Executive, you can continue your studies with the CPA qualification on a part time basis and work towards becoming a qualified Certified Public Accountant.

Financial Services across the public sector, accountancy practices, industry, self-employment

I loved my marketing and event management course in CCOC. It is a great college where you get a lot of support and help from your tutors. It gave me the confidence to pursue higher education, which I am currently studying a degree in Marketing and Multimedia at the University of Roehampton.

Angela Eninš, Marketing and Event Management 2015

I am a 26 year old qualified accountant working in Quintas Partners in Cork City, I have this week took a senior accountant role within this firm which will give me the platform to progress in my career and achieve my goals I set in 2007 when I started my journey in Cork College of Commerce.

Don Broderick, Accountant, Quintas Partners

CCOC provided me with the encouraging, supportive & motivating environment I needed to excel in my studies & progress to UWSTD where I completed my Marketing degree with just one further year study there. The high marks I received in my degree was testament to the three years I spent in CCOC being constantly challenged & supported by brilliant teachers, as is my job as a Marketing Executive.  The personal approach was one of my best aspects, everyone’s needs were catered for individually and there was no “one size fits all” attitude

Teresa Lenane, Graduate of University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea