Accounting Assistant Certificate

  • What you will learn

    • Accounting software: learn how to use Quickbooks and Sage 50
    • Business software: learn how to use Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Power Point
    • Business skills: learn about bookkeeping, general office procedures and business writing 
    • Apply your skills: with a 2-week practicum in a local company

    What you will get

    • A practical business program that will have you job ready in under two years
    • Flexible part time classes that allow you to work while you go to school
    • Access to entry level accounting, accounts payable/receivable clerk and bookkeeping positions.

    Schedule

    Tuesdays: 1 class 4:30-7:30 p.m.
    Thursdays: 2 classes/mixed mode 4:30-7:30 p.m. 

    Term 1 – Spring 2018

    • BTEC  111 – Business English
    • BTEC 117 – Accounting Procedures I 
      (students must achieve a minimum of a “B” grade on the final exam to continue in this program).
    • BTEC 125  - Comprehensive Computer Applications 1  
      (Word and Powerpoint)               

    Term 2 – Fall 2018

    • BTEC 115 – Business Systems and Procedures
      (Business Math)     
    • BTEC 149 – Financial Computer Applications
      (Quickbooks, Sage 50, Excel)  
    • BTEC 211 – Business Writing  

    Term 3 – Spring 2019

    • BTEC 126 – Comprehensive Computer Applications II 
      (Excel and Access)          
    • BTEC 217 – Accounting Procedures II         
    • BTEC 252  - Organizational Behaviour

    Term 4 – Summer 2019

    • BTEC 220 – Accounting Procedures III
      (Projects)
    • BTEC 300- Accounting Assistant Practicum