Bookkeeping courses

These courses may be applied toward the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate program:

Bookkeeping I

Bookkeeping II

MS Excel 2013 Level I

Payroll Accounting

Sage 50 2016 Level I

Sage 50 2016 Level II

*QuickBooks

 

*QuickBooks is a supplemental course that enhances the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate. It is not required to complete the certificate program. 

Accelerated Bookkeeping for Small Business

Enrol full-time to complete the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate in just 12 weeks at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. To register in all sections, use the block registration code BKKG CH. Classes begin May 10 and end July 26 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

To view the Chilliwack accelerated offering, Chilliwack Accelerated Schedule


Individual Course Offerings

 

Bookkeeping I
Prerequisite: None
This course emphasizes the practical aspects as well as the theoretical foundations of bookkeeping.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(20380) 15 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Winston McNicol, $565. Starts Apr 4 

Bookkeeping II
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I
This continuation of Bookkeeping I covers preparation of financial statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, payroll, trial balances, year-end, and GST, PST, and HST.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(40080) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Winston McNicol, $575. Starts May 30
(40136) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Winston McNicol, $575. Starts Jun 7, no class Jul 3


MS Excel Level I
Learn how to use MS Excel to create spreadsheets that include AutoSum, conditional formatting, formulas, and absolute addresses. Develop or edit spreadsheets using a variety of MS Excel attributes and finalize your new skills by creating charts.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(20112) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Winston McNicol, $325. Starts Mar 7
(40083) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Kevin Renso, $325. Starts May 29

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(40081) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Courtney Boisvert, $325. Starts Jun 20

Chilliwack – UFV Five Corners
(20097) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Rainer Huebl, $325. Starts Apr 11


Payroll Accounting
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I
This is a general payroll accounting course not specific to any one business. This course will teach you to perform functions related to the maintenance of a payroll accounting system. Emphasis is on the actual calculation of earnings and deductions that conform to federal and provincial laws and good accounting practices.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(40082) 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Fariba Jafary, $525. Starts Jul 5, no class Aug 7

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(20094) 11 sessions, Tues, Thurs, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $525. Starts Apr 6*

*Students taking Sage 50 Level II that starts March 16 who would like to enroll in Payroll Accounting that starts April 6 may contact Continuing Education to get a Time Conflict waiver. Please note that students enrolled in these 2 sections will miss the first Payroll class. 


Sage 50 Level I
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I and II
This integrated bookkeeping/accounting software package is a small business standard. You will also become familiar with the reporting and tax features of electronic accounting.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(40003) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $565. Starts Jul 18

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(40014) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $565. Starts May 16


Sage 50 Level II
Prerequisite: Sage 50 Level I
Level II covers electronic accounting setup, working with foreign currency, payroll transactions, security, year-end, budgets, and projects.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(40018) 7 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $525. Starts Jun 20


QuickBooks
Learn how to manage billing, estimates, collections, inventory management, and payroll using QuickBooks. Before taking this course, completing Bookkeeping I and Bookkeeping II or possessing foundational bookkeeping knowledge is recommended.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(20214) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $565. Starts Apr 11
(40090) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $565. Starts Jul 10, no class Aug 7



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