Short course introduction

  • To develop the skills necessary to complete accounting tasks such as: to calculate and prepare the invoices, receipts, payments, etc. of a business, to manage the petty cash, to produce the payroll, to calculate prices, to accurately complete and verify work for daily accounting tasks, to complete end of fiscal period and end of year tasks, produce income tax forms, and to create an accounting system.

Possible fields of work

  • Accounting and related clerks
  • Accounting technician and bookkeeper
  • Administration officer
  • Customer services representatives – financial institutions
  • Data entry clerks
  • Personal clerks
  • General office support workers
  • Purchasing and inventory report workers

Course Content with Hours and Credit Breakdown

Statement of competency Hours Credits
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30 2
Research and exchange information 60 4
Produce tables and charts 60 4
Do calculations and prepare source documents 30 2
Format accounting-related correspondence 60 4
Handle cash 45 3
Use information related to legislation affecting businesses 45 3
Interact in a variety of professional situation 30 2
Communication in French in an accounting context 75 5
Prepare the payroll 30 2
Write and format accounting-related correspondence in French 60 4
Organize and process data related to a company’s resources 60 4
Carry out daily tasks related to transactions involving receivables and payables 60 4
Ensure that they work efficiently 75 5
Perform calculations needed to determine the cost of goods and services 75 5
Perform year-end tasks 75 5
Produce an income task return for an individual 60 4
Implement an accounting system 45 3
Commit themselves to the development of their career 30 2
Enter the work force 120 8

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