A diploma in accounting and payroll will provide you with a well rounded exposure to the professional business environment and will give you the skills for successful careers in accounting and payroll administration. The Accounting and Payroll Administrator Program is offered in a self-directed learning format and is not a lecture based program. Monthly seminars in addition to regular class time hours are a mandatory component of the program. During the seminars students will cover effective communication skills, telephone technique, critical thinking and problem solving in the workplace.
This comprehensive program will train you in-depth in MS Office, business math, bookkeeping, computerized accounting concepts and payroll administration. These skills will give you the competence and ability to thrive in a wide assortment of careers in the business and accounting fields, as well as payroll administration.
After successful completion of your core courses you will complete a 4 week practicum in a business environment. Your final week of learning will focus on your Career & Personal Development course that will prepare you to write an effective cover letter and resume, to develop job interview skills and to learn how to search for job opportunities.
Career paths can be pursued as accounting and payroll clerks in medium and large size businesses or you can utilize all these skills in your own business. As a successful graduate you will be prepared to work in government offices, public and private companies, community organizations and educational institutions.
Payroll Certification: Successful graduates of this program will meet the program requirements to receive the Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification (PCP) issued by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA). The certification is nationally recognized as the standard of excellence for payroll training.
Grade 12/Equivalent or Mature Student,Entrance Assessment.
Overall Average of 60%. Keyboarding rate of 25 wpm
Must pass every course in the program by the minimum required mark of 60%.
MS Office 2007 requires 75% passing grade
Full-time Program Duration: 46 Weeks
Includes: Professional Development Days & Stat Holidays
Excludes: Winter Term Break, Spring Term Break & Summer Term Break
Tuition: $10,500 Domestic students / $12,905 International students
Other Fees: Contact admissions department