Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate

Credential Certificate

Part-time: Per Course
Full-time: $3,0801

Duration 1-3 years (part-time)
12 weeks (full-time)
Intakes Continuous
Campus Abbotsford campus, Abbotsford Clearbrook centre, Chilliwack Canada Education Park, and Chilliwack Five Corners
Days & Times Evening (part-time)
Daytime (full-time)

 Note1: Course packs, books and other supplies are an additional expense and can be purchased through the UFV Bookstore.

What students have to say:
"My instructor was very patient with all the students. She was well educated, knew her subject well, and was able to answer all questions with ease. I wouldn't hesitate to take another class with her." - Bookkeeping Grad
"The instructor was good at making the subject matter easy to understand and made it very clear on what points were most important. They were also very helpful in answering any and all questions." - Bookkeeping Grad

Program Information

The Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate program is one of the most popular programs at UFV Continuing Education. Our graduates are able to take the skills they learn in our classrooms and apply it to a career which offers the potential for flexible working hours, the ability to work from home and a steady income in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Our program offers flexible schedules and our small class sizes afford our students the opportunity to work closely with industry professionals and peers!

To obtain a certificate in Bookkeeping for Small Business, successful completion of the following courses is required: 

  • Bookkeeping I
  • Bookkeeping II
  • Microsoft Excel Level I (2013)
  • Sage 50 Level I (2016)
  • Sage 50 Level II (2016)
  • Payroll Accounting
  • NEW - Expand your electronic accounting skill set to include Quickbooks 2016! Quickbooks is an additional course that enhances your expertise. It is not a requirement of the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate. 


Materials required: 

  • Textbooks
  • USB/Memory Stick
  • Calculator
  • Writing supplies

For a detailed list of current offerings, please visit: Bookkeeping Courses



updated January 2017

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