Don Tierney has 20 years of experience in teaching Leaving Cert Accounting. Prior to that, he spent two years working as an Accountant. He has a wide range of teaching experience in the subject. Confidence is instilled in his students as the students receive constant guidance and encouragement on how to earn top marks in their exams. He shares with the students exam techniques and equally as important, the most frequent and highly avoidable mistakes and over the years a high percentage of his students go on to study Accounting at Third level.
"Don really helped me get my head around some of the tougher topics on the exam. I thought he was really relatable and had a great way of teaching the subject."
- Attended Don's Accounting Grinds
Over the course of these Leaving Cert Accounting grinds, you will cover all topics of the Leaving Cert course.
Initially, the focus will be on Final Accounts, a question that comes up every year and is worth 30%. The concepts and strategies of Final accounts will assist your understanding of the following topics; Incomplete records, Tabular Statements, Published accounts, Club accounts and Service firm accounts.
Interpretation of Accounts is a question that has come up every single year and is worth 25%. This topic will be covered in great detail early on in the year. The teacher with 20 years experience will focus on strategies for you to obtain the maximum amount of marks in the Leaving Cert Accounting exam.
There will be a big focus on time management and highlighting common mistakes made by students. In each Topic covered, you will receive exam-focused notes outlining methods to aid understanding and help improve time management. These notes will also include numerous past exam questions and solutions. Revision on topics likely to appear on the exam according to past trends will cover the majority of the second half of the year. This will ensure that you feel well prepared for their Leaving Cert Accounting exam.
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