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Accounting Administrator Diploma with SAGE - British Columbia

Accounting Administrator

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

A British Columbia Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher.

OR

Mature students who pass an entrance evaluation demonstrating sufficient ability (i.e., English comprehension and math skills) to undertake the program.

All applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the above requirements or through an English language assessment (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent).

Program Objective

The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply the knowledge of bookkeeping, office skills, and accounting to meet the demands of today’s business.


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Career Opportunities

Computerized accounting is a growing area. Excellent opportunities exist for skilled people. Graduates can become employed in the accounting department of a large company as an assistant or be in charge of the accounts in a smaller enterprise.

CORE COURSES

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 25 words per minute (WPM)
  • Operating Systems
    Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Simulations and Drills
    Practical Applications – 2 Units
  • Accounting
    Sage 50 Premium Accounting, QuickBooks, Sage 300 General Ledger, Sage 300 Accounts Receivable, and Sage 300 Accounts Payable
  • Office Skills
    Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 and 2, Internet Fundamentals, Office Procedures Level 1, and basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Business Skills
    Business Math, Customer Service, Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, and Workplace Success/Intrapreneurship
  • Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career
  • Program Type: Diploma
  • Anticipated salary:C$34,348 - C$57,650
  • (Information from PayScale Canada)
  • Program Duration:36 Weeks
  • Program Notes:Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
  • Program Category:Accounting
  • Program Syllabus:Click to Download
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