Bookkeeping courses

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

Current Course Offerings

Bookkeeping I
This course provides an essential introduction to bookkeeping, including theoretical foundations and hands-on knowledge. Bring your calculator.

Abbotsford campus
(20012 SDU BK01 A5B) 15 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $550
Starts Jan 27

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20075 SDU BK01 A5C) 15 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $550
Starts Mar 30
(40162 SDU BK01 A5A) 7.5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–3:30 pm, $550
Starts May 20

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20046 SDU BK01 C5A) 7.5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, Wed, 9 am–3:30 pm, $550
Starts Feb 23

CHILLIWACK— UFV Five Corners
(20247 SDU BK01 F5A) 15 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $550
Starts Mar 31


Bookkeeping II
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I
Building on the principles covered in Bookkeeping I, learn about financial statements preparation, accounts receivable, accounts payable, subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, payroll, GST, PST, HST, trial balances, and year end.

Abbotsford campus
(20073 SDU BK02 A5C) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm, $560
Starts Mar 31

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20014 SDU BK02 A5B) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $560 
Starts Jan 26
(40180 SDU BK02 A5A) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30–3:30 pm, $560
Starts Jun 5
40202 SDU BK02 A5B) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $560
Starts Jun 3

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20076 SDU BK02 C5A) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30–3:30 pm, $560
Starts Mar 11
(40192 SDU BK02 C5A) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $560
Starts May 26

CHILLIWACK — UFV Five Corners
(20239 SDU BK02 F5A) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $560
Starts Jan 13


MS Excel Level I
Through a series of hands-on projects, 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 build up your new skills by creating charts. Bring a memory stick to class.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20010 MCW 180 A5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $299
Starts Jan 26
(40208 MCW 180 A5B) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $299
Starts May 12
(40229 MCW 180 A5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am-12 pm, $299
Starts Jun 8

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20080 MCW 180 C5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $299
Starts Mar 13
(40196 MCW 180 C5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $299
Starts May 4

CHILLIWACK — UFV Five Corners
(20240 MCW 180 F5A) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $299. Starts Jan 27
20241 MCW 180 F5B) 5 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $299. Starts Mar 10


Payroll Accounting
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I, II, & MS Excel I
Learn to manage and maintain a payroll accounting system, with an emphasis on the calculation of earnings and deductions to conform to federal and provincial laws and accounting best practices. This is a general course that is not specific to any one business.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20049 SDU PAC01 A5A) 11 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $485
Starts Mar 31
(20126 SDU PAC01 A5B) 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $485
Starts Apr 8
(40184 SDU PAC01 A5A) 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $485
Starts Jul 15
40209 SDU PAC01 A5B) 11 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm–9:30 pm, $485
Starts Jun 2

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20227 SDU PAC01 C5A) 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $485
Starts Apr 22

CHILLIWACK — UFV Five Corners
(40199 SDU PAC01 F5A) 11 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $485 
Starts May 19


Sage 50 Level I
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level I and II, and Payroll Accounting
Explore the features of Sage’s Simply Accounting, an integrated bookkeeping/accounting software that is a small-business standard. Learn about journal entries, purchases/sales orders, quotes, invoicing, receipts, and payments for payables, receivables, and inventory. The course also covers reporting and tax features. Please note: Sage software is not compatible with Mac computers.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20257 MCW 35 A5A) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535
Starts Jan 13
(40004 MCW 35 A5B) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-9:30 pm, $535
Starts May 20
40029 MCW 35 A5A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $535
Starts Jun 19

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20226 MCW 35 C5A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $535
Starts Mar 25
(40038 MCW 35 C5A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535
Starts Jun 24


Sage 50 Level II
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I & II, Payroll, and Simply Accounting I
Level II builds on Level I principles and covers Simply Accounting setup, working with foreign currency, payroll transactions, security,
year-end, budgets, and projects. Sage software is not compatible with Mac computers.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook Centre
(20258 MCW 36 A5A) 7 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $405
Starts Feb 24
(40034 MCW 36 A5A) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30 pm–3:30 pm, $405
Starts July 15

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(20228 MCW 36 C5A) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:30–3:30 pm, $405
Starts Apr 22
(40200 MCW 36 C5A) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $405
Starts Aug 5

CHILLIWACK — UFV Five Corners
(20248 MCW 36 F5A) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $405
Starts Jan 19


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