Computerized Accounting and Automated Office

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This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

This program is offered only in Prince George

The Computerized Accounting and Automated Office program is one of our most popular programs! Combining the training that the Office Assistant program gets with training in basic bookkeeping and Sage Simply Accounting, this program prepares students for a wide range of employment in offices of all shapes and sizes. This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

  • Program Description
  • Certifications
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  • Prerequisites
  • Program Hours
  • Career Opportunities
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The Computerized Accounting and Automated Office Certification Program prepares the student for an entry level position in a computerized office environment. All functions of the modern office are covered, including Microsoft Office applications, Business Communication, Office Procedures, as well as manual and computerized bookkeeping/ accounting. Students have the opportunity to obtain additional CCI certification in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.

Computerized Accounting and Automated Office Certificate

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have learned all the skills required to run the modern office capably and professionally. The student should be able to perform accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, data entry, word processing, and other computer duties related to an automated office environment. They will be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Office Procedures, Business Communication and Manual and Computerized Bookkeeping/Accounting.

Grade 12 or mature student status (age 19+). Successfully passing an entrance test.
Classes are scheduled for a mandatory five hours per day, five days a week. Class time is scheduled from 9:00-2:30 daily with additional lab time after class. It is highly recommended that all students plan to spend a minimum of six hours a day at the Centre.

Upon successful completion the graduate is prepared to enter the work force as an Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper, Accounts payable/Accounts receivable clerk, Receptionist, Office Assistant, Administrative Support, as well as many other possibilities.

Please contact Admissions for a list of required textbooks

Students will be evaluated through assignments and tests. Each course is marked individually and requires 60% to pass.

To be eligible for graduation students must have completed all courses in the program with a minimum passing grade of 60%, meet all attendance and financial requirements.

Program Outline

Note: The order in which you take your courses may NOT be the same as listed below.

Course Course Name Hours
CS-107
MS Word Core
50
CS-110
MS Excel Core
50
CS-118
MS Outlook
25
OS-301
Accounting Fundamentals
125
CS-400
Sage Simply Accounting 50
75
OS-200
Business Communications
25
OS-100
Keyboarding Lab (students need to attain a minimum of 25 wpm for program completion)
-
OS-201
Office Procedures
75
JS-132
Employment Development Strategies
50
JS-121
Strategies for Success (includes Basic Computer Applications)
25
Total Hours
500
Course Duration – Weeks
20

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