Business & Office Accounting Clerk - New Brunswick

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

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

* Not all programs are offered at each location.

Career Opportunities

Careers which correspond to the skills learned include:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Audit and Billing Clerk
  • Budget and Costing Clerk
  • Deposit, Finance, or Invoice Clerk
  • Tax Services Clerk
  • Bookkeeper

CORE COURSES

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

  • Keyboarding
    Minimum 25 words per minute.
  • Operating Systems
    Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
  • Word Processing
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Spreadsheets
    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Database Management
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing
  • Simulations & Drills
    Business & Office Accounting Practical Simulation
  • Office Skills
    Basic Bookkeeping Terms and Concepts, Basic Bookkeeping 1 and 2, and Microsoft Outlook 1
  • Business Skills
    Business Math, Business Correspondence 1, Customer Service, and Grammar Essentials for Business Writing
  • Accounting
    Sage 50 Premium Accounting, QuickBooks Premier, ACCPAC General Ledger, ACCPAC Accounts Receivable, and ACCPAC Accounts Payable

ELECTIVE COURSES

Students must complete a course and not exceed two (2) credits and 40 hours from the following: Office Skills/Spreadsheets/Database Management/Accounting

Program Type:

Diploma

Anticipated salary:

C$29,023 – C$49,108
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

32 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

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