Business Office Accounting Clerk

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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 instruction. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. 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.

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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


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
    Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search and Résumé Writing
  • Simulations & Drills
    Business & Office Accounting Clerk Practical Simulation
  • Office Skills
    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Basic Bookkeeping Level 1 and Level 2, Internet Fundamentals, and Office Procedures Level 1
  • Business Skills
    Business Math, Business Correspondence Level 1, Customer Service, and Grammar Essentials for Business Writing
  • Accounting
    Sage 50 Premium Accounting and QuickBooks Premier
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  • Anticipated salary:

    C$29,176 – C$49,178 (Information from PayScale Canada)

  • Program Duration:

    29 Weeks

  • Program Notes:

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

  • Program Category:

    Accounting and Payroll

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