Welcome to Ireland

Ласкаво просимо до Ірландіі

Rural Food Skillnet, in partnership with The Professional Bookkeepers Academy, has designed a course for our Ukrainian colleagues.                                                                                                                    

If you were an Accountant, Bookkeeper or worked with figures in Ukraine, we have a real opportunity for you. 

The Professional Bookkeepers Academy will train you to become a qualified Bookkeeper in Ireland and also help you build your own  bookkeeping business. 

Only 20 places available! 

Work placement provided as part of the training 

More Info - Click Here

Become a qualified Bookkeeper in Ireland.

Why the Professional Bookkeepers Academy? 

"When we started the Academy first almost 10 years ago, we trained our graduates on how to be become qualifed bookkeepers. We quickly realised that a certificate was not enough. They had no clients! This had to change!" Anne Hannan, CEO Professional Bookkeepers Academy & SortMyBooks Cloud Accounting software. (Seen here on left with her sister and co - founder Aileen)

What does the Business Development & Certification Programme do for you? 

  • Help you to become a qualified bookkeeper 

  • Excel in the use of modern technology 

  • Learn how to get clients

  • Provide coaching & training with experienced marketers. 

  • Connect with the Irish Business Community.

  • Be part of a Bookkeepers Mastermind Group. 


Apply for your place now - Click here

A word from our funders 

We in the Rural Food Skillnet welcome our Ukranian collegues to Ireland and look forward to working with some of you on this special project.

We are delighted to colaborate with our colleagues in the Professional Bookkeepers Academy and are really excited to create real opportunities for the course participants. 

Who we are

Rural Food Skillnet is a learning and development network for companies of all sizes mostly in the food, drink and hospitality sectors nationwide. All training delivered by the network is funded by Skillnet Ireland and member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

Meet one of the PBA Graduates

Nikolina Tijardovic, from Croatia 



Nikolina’s own journey towards achieving balance between her work and family time led to many more opportunities than she could have previously imagined.

Let's get to know you