Bookkeeping & Accounting Technology

Professional Development Certificate

Being able to understand and analyze financial information will help you plan, make decisions and manage business transactions. It is also a key skill that will enhance your value and marketability in any field. Learn skills that you can apply to your profession or prepare for your post-secondary courses in accounting. Whether you're an entrepreneur, consultant, employee or student, the Bookkeeping and Accounting Technology certificate will help you acquire foundational financial skills that you can use immediately. In an easy to learn, user-friendly format, you will gain a thorough understanding of bookkeeping and accounting techniques and practices and learn to apply them using both manual and computerized methods.

Learning and Career Growth

These courses will help you:
• Analyze financial information to plan, make decisions and manage business transactions as well as enhance your value and marketability to employers
• Understand and apply essential bookkeeping and accounting practices
• Use basic accounting principles and tools to identify, evaluate, record and post everyday financial transactions
• Evaluate financial data to make informed decisions and effectively prepare budgets

Duration and Delivery

This certificate may be completed in as little four months. Courses may be offered online or face to face at Allard Hall, City Centre Campus. Each individual course will have more information on course delivery.


Course fees - $295-$495
Course hours - 7-18
Certificate - $1,959 (5 courses - 65 hours)
Fees do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated. Fees are subject to change.

Getting Started

There are no admission requirements for this program. You can simply register for a course any time, however, basic computer and keyboarding skills are required in order to benefit from these software-based courses.


Professional Development Certificate


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

School of Continuing Education
phone: 780-497-4400
toll-free: 1-855-797-4400

We're moving

The School of Continuing Education will move to Allard Hall at City Centre Campus Fall 2020.