Bookkeeping courses

NOTE1These courses may be applied to toward the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate program.
NOTE2: Full Time Bookkeeping Schedule F16

Current Course Offerings

Accelerated Bookkeeping for Small Business

Enrol full-time to complete the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate in just 12 weeks on the Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. To register in all sections, please use the block registration code BKKG CH. You may also take these courses as stand-alone classes. To register for individual courses, use individual course registration numbers.

Bookkeeping I

Bookkeeping II
(80106 SDU BK02 C5A) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30–3:30 pm, $575. Starts Sep 28, no class Mon, Oct 10

MS Excel 2013 Level I
(80113 MCW 180 C5A) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $325. Starts Sep 30, no class Mon, Oct 10

Payroll Accounting
(80117 SDU PAC01 C5A) 9 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $525. Starts Nov 7, no class Fri, Nov 11, Nov 25 & 28 classes run 9 am–3:30 pm

Sage 50 2014 Level I
(80114 MCW 35 C5A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–12 pm, $565. Starts Oct 14

Sage 50 2014 Level II
(80115 MCW 36 C5A) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30–3:30 pm, $525. Starts Nov 7, no class Fri, Nov 11


Individual Course Offerings

Apply the following classes toward a Bookeeping for Small Business certificate or take them as stand-alone classes. You can also choose the accelerated full-time option to complete your certificate in just 12 weeks. 

Bookkeeping I
This course emphasizes both the practical aspects and theoretical foundations of bookkeeping.

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(20049 SDU BK01 A5B) 15 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $565. Starts Jan 10

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(20034) 15 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Rainer Huebl, $565. Starts Jan 30, no class Feb 13
(40067) 7.5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am – 3:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $565. Starts May 10, (May 29, 9 am – noon), no class May 22

Chilliwack – UFV Five Corners
(20099) 15 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, $565. Starts Mar 6, no class Apr 17


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

(20336) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, Christine Bricknell, $575. Starts Jan 17
(40080) 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Rainer Huebl, $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

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(20050) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, $575. Starts Jan 16, no class Feb 13
(40075) 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $575. Starts May 29, 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
(20052) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Fariba Jafary, $325. Starts Feb 6, no class Feb 13
(40078) 5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am – noon, Gary Kwan, $325. Starts May 31
(40081 MCW 180 C5B) 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, II, and MS Excel 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
(20074) 11 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, $525. Starts Feb 15
(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
(40070) 9 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $525. Starts Jul 10, (Jul 26 – 28, 9 am – 3:30 pm)


Sage 50 Level I
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I and II, and Payroll
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
(20093) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $565. Starts Feb 7
(40014) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Gary Kwan, $565. Starts May 16
(40019) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am – noon, Gary Kwan, $565. Starts Jun 12, no class Jul 3


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

Abbotsford – Clearbrook Centre
(20100) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $525. Starts Jan 23, no class Feb 13
(40018) 7 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Linda Swanepoel, $525. Starts Jun 20

Chilliwack – Canada Education Park
(20095) 7 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Rainer Huebl, $525. Starts Mar 14
(40079) 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am – noon, Gary Kwan, $525. Starts Jul 7


Quick Books
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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