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.
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.
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
Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:
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
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
Sage 50 Premium Accounting, QuickBooks Premier, ACCPAC General Ledger, ACCPAC Accounts Receivable, and ACCPAC Accounts Payable
Students must complete a course and not exceed two (2) credits and 40 hours from the following: Office Skills/Spreadsheets/Database Management/Accounting