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Laois student honoured as accounting technicians graduate

A Laois student was honoured as Accounting Technicians Ireland conferred membership to graduates in its first virtual conferring ceremony recently.

Therese Bowe, from Borris-in-Ossory, was among those conferred as a Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland as well as receiving her Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

School-leavers, those changing career or looking to get back to work, can avail of Accounting Technicians Ireland’s recognised and respected qualifications, which open the door to a rewarding career in accounting.

Qualifications combine professional exams and assessments with practical work experience.

ATI delivers its programmes via a network of partner colleges all over the island of Ireland, and online, and its syllabus is tailored to suit students in both jurisdictions.

Students can study full-time, part-time, online and as apprentices.

Graduates were conferred across three programmes, the Accounting Technician Apprenticeship, the Higher-Level Apprenticeship and the Diploma for Accounting Technicians.

Also, 40 Fellowships were awarded to experienced Accounting Technicians Ireland members in recognition of their contribution and expertise.

Contributors to the virtual event included Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD; Chief Executive of the UK Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Justin Edwards; Managing Director of Microsoft Ireland, Cathriona Hallahan and Director of Outsourcing and Accounting Services at Mazars Ireland, Jennifer Kelly.

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