Douglas College

Applied Bookkeeping

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Description:Students in this program receive in-depth, practical training in office accounting procedures. A strong emphasis is placed on current business computer applications encompassing accounting, database, spreadsheet and payroll software. Particular attention is given to file management procedures. Included in the program are such financial procedures as bookkeeping, control accounts, general and subsidiary ledgers, end of fiscal period adjustments and statements, banking, inventory control and payroll preparation and reporting. In addition, students will receive training in mathematical applications, business communications and employability skills. Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be eligible to apply for an Applied Bookkeeping Certificate.
URL:Applied Bookkeeping at Douglas College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Payroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements


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  •  Grade11 English 

Douglas College general admission requirements must be met, and strong English skills are required. Full-time students require a typing speed of 25 net words per minute. Part-time students do not require a specific keyboarding speed for entry; however, students must provide proof of keyboarding speed before registration in any course which has a keyboarding prerequisite.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 06, 2010