Practical, Certified
Bookkeeping Courses

Behind every great business is a great bookkeeper.


Our Courses use practical case studies and hands on software training to make sure you are ready to take on your bookkeeping role.


Your dedicated tutor will respond to your query within 24 hours Monday to Friday.

Big Red

We use Irish Market Leader Big Red Cloud for the software component of our training, giving you the skill required by more than 45,000 businesses.

Why Choose Us?

We Have Experience

With 10 years experience in training and education, 30 years experience in SMEs and hundreds of learners brought to successful qualifications and career development, the Bookkeeping Academy team have the experience to bring you to the next level.

Our practical, certified bookkeeping courses include computerised bookkeeping training as well as VAT, RCT, Budgeting, Allowable expenses and Capital Allowances.

Our experience tells us to focus on understanding as well as practising. You will build confidence in your skills and application to take with you into your workplace or business.

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Our Courses

Introductory Certificate in Bookkeeping

This practical, certified course gives you a strong foundation in Bookkeeping Principles using practical worked examples and real-to-life case studies.

Intermediate Certificate in Bookkeeping

Building on the Skills and Knowledge from your Introductory Certificate this course adds Year End Routines as well as Accruals, Prepayments, Depreciation, Stock Valuation and Allowances for Receivables.

Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping

This course builds on the Introductory and Intermediate Certificates with bookkeeping for Partnerships, Not for Profits and Companies.

Why Bookkeeping Academy?

Practical courses with business in mind.



Our courses are Certified in conjunction with top Software Provider Big Red Cloud.


Based on real life business scenarios, our courses give you the practical skills and knowledge that you need to help business thrive.


At our COVID discount price of €349, access to your course material for 3 months costs less than your daily Americano.

About Us

The Bookkeeping Academy of Ireland

The Bookkeeping Academy of Ireland was formed to create a space where bookkeepers and businesses alike can learn the practical skills needed to record the transactions of a business and to understand clearly what those transactions mean. We are here to make you feel fully informed, supported and connected. 100% Irish owned, we understand your business like no-one else does.


Your Lecturer

Your course is supported by Tena Sheil. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and business mentor. She has worked in SMEs since 1989 and has 10 years’ experience in training and development including award winning accounting students. She understands the needs of SMEs and learners alike and will ensure that you receive every support you need during your course. 

Tena Sheil FCCA

“Your success is my success.”

Tena and the team have assisted me in my studies over the past two years. I could not have asked for better support and am delighted with my success.

Deirdre Tyrell


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