Grade 12 or equivalent. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. 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.
The objective of this program is to provide the student with opportunities to acquire and apply knowledge of business accounting and office skills to meet the demands of today’s businesses.
* 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 40 words per minute (WPM).
- Operating Systems
Advanced level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
- Word Processing
Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Database Management
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint
- Job Readiness/Employability Skills
Job Search & On the Job Training
- Office Skills
Basic Bookkeeping Level 1 and Level 2, Microsoft Outlook Level 1, and Office Simulations
- Business Skills
Business Math Skills and Applications, Business English/Grammar, and Business Correspondence Level 1
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