Accounting Turbett & Co Ltd

  • Employer Profile

    Turbett & Co Ltd

  • Apprenticeship Type

    Accounting > Level 5

  • Positions


  • Location

    Lancer Buildings, Gortrush Industrial Estate, Omagh, BT78 5EJ

  • Salary


  • Start date

  • Location Type


Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a school leaver to join a modern and growing Accountancy practice and commence their career in Accountancy. Initially the opportunity will involve two years study at South West College in Omagh for one day a week undertaking an HLA in Accountancy. After successful completion of this course the candidate will then undertake further studies with Chartered Accountants Ireland with the overall aim of becoming a Chartered Accountant. The successful candidate will receive support financially through course fees, time off for study and exams and will have the opportunity to learn and develop through our experienced team mentors. The role will initially involve learning the basics of Accountancy and you will be required to assist in maintaining clients bookkeeping records, preparing VAT Returns and then using these records as well as preparing bank reconciliations etc. This will involve exposure to a wide range of clients, business and sectors in an excellent working environment.

Person Specification

The individual must have an excellent academic background at both GSCE and A-Level, have excellent interpersonal and written skills and Strong Microsoft Office skills are essential, in particular with both Word & Excel. The individual will have a genuine interest in studying towards becoming a Chartered Accountant. This will require dedication and discipline to complete your studies whilst also working full-time so the individual must be highly motivated with enthusiasm to grow and develop their skills. The individual must be a fast learner and have the ability to work independently as well as prioritising and working within set deadlines.

Applicable courses

Whilst you are applying to an employer through Workplus you must apply directly to the training providers to secure your place on the apprenticeship course.

AccountingSouth West College


The level 5 Diploma course is the first step on your journey to a new and rewarding career as an Accounting Technician. In your first year the level 4 Certificate prepares you to carry out basic accounting tasks in the workplace. Successful completion of the level 4 certificate will advance you to the level 5 Diploma to further your accountancy studies. The HLA at Erne campus is subject to approval.

Students who gain a place on this course must also register as a student member of Accounting Technicians Ireland. *The fees quoted are payable for each year.


Level 4 will provide you with a solid grounding in business as well as a strong foundation in accountancy and taxation, together with an introduction to business and company law. By advancing to the Level 5 you will progress your studies in Financial Accounting and Taxation and gain a good foundation in Management Accounting, while also developing relevant practical skills in using electronic accounting systems.


Level 4 Certificate, Level 5 Diploma

Validated By



18+ Fully Funded

Entry Criteria

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and meet the minimum entry criteria set by the awarding body, Accounting Technicians Ireland, which is:

  • A minimum of Grade B Maths and C English at GCSE

  • 96 UCAS Points

Mature learners who have reached over 21 years but not possess the minimum educational requirements, can apply based on experience and recommendation from employer.



Start Date

Thursday 05 September 2024

End Date

Sunday 28 June 2026

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this course, you can progress onto Accountancy Ireland Level 5 Diploma (HLA)

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