Lenght of the program : 1350 hours

Certification : DEP

Prerequisite : Secondary IV (Grade 10)

Also available online.

To develop the skills necessary to complete accounting tasks such as :

  • Calculate and prepare the bills, invoices, receipts, payments, etc. of a business;
  • Manage the petty cash;
  • Produce the payroll;
  • Calculate prices;
  • Accurately complete and verify work for daily accounting tasks;
  • Complete end of fiscal period and end of year tasks;
  • Produce income tax forms;
  • Create an accounting system.
  • A Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent OR
  • Be 16 years of age by September 30th of the year that the program begins and have earned Secondary IV credits in English, French and Mathematics as established by the Ministry or have been recognized for equivalent learning OR
  • Be 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have completed the following prerequisites: General Development Test and the course in language of instruction ENG-3070-3, Mathematics MTH-2101-3, or recognition of equivalent learning
  • OR
  • Have completed Secondary III credits in English, French and Mathematics in the programs of study established by the Ministry and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV English, French and Mathematics in the programs of study established by the Ministry.
Code Statement of the competency Hours
961-012 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30
961-024 Research and exchange information 60
961-034 Produce tables and charts 60
961-042 Do calculations and prepare source documents 30
961-054 Format accounting-related correspondence 60
961-066 Write accounting-related correspondence in English 90
961-074 Process source documents in different types of companies 60
961-083 Handle cash 45
961-093 Use information related to legislation affecting businesses 45
961-102 Interact in a variety of professional situations 30
961-115 Communicate in French in an accounting context 75
961-122 Prepare the payroll 30
961-134 Write and format accounting-related correspondence in French 60
961-144 Organize and process data related to a company’s resources 60
961-154 Carry out daily tasks related to transactions involving receivables and payables 60
961-165 Ensure that they work efficiently 75
961-175 Perform calculations needed to determine the cost of goods and services 75
961-185 Perform end-of-period tasks 75
961-195 Perform year-end tasks 75
961-204 Produce an income tax return for an individual 60
961-213 Implement an accounting system 45
961-222 Commit themselves to the development of their career 30
961-238 Enter the work force 120

  • Interests: Crunching numbers, working in an office setting, writing, working in communications and information.

  • Professional Outlook: Bookkeepers, accounting clerks, payroll clerks, administrative clerks, purchasing and inventory clerks.

  • Average FULL TIME annual salary : $41,000