Applied Accounting - Bookkeeping

Acknowledgement of Completion
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Students looking at stocks on a computer

Benefit from a self-study format that allows you to work at your own pace and complete more than one level per term if you choose.

For in-class delivery, all three levels of Applied Accounting-Bookkeeping (ACCT BZ018, ACCT BZ019, ACCT BZ020) will be taught within the same class. The instructor will provide different information and instruction to all three levels during this time.

  • Learn basic bookkeeping skills
  • Work at your own pace
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  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
  • Basic computer skills are essential.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Record keeping and entering accounts for small and medium size enterprises.

Industries of Employment: Bookkeeping, small business ownership.

Courses must be taken in the order listed. Upon completion of all 3 levels, you are eligible to apply for an Applied Accounting - Bookkeeping Acknowledgement.

Course Number Course Name Course Hours Description
ACCTBZ018 Applied Accounting - Bookkeeping 1 36 Explore the basics of bookkeeping including: journals, ledgers, worksheets, and financial statements.
ACCTBZ019 Applied Accounting - Bookkeeping 2 36 Develop additional skills with emphasis on merchandise business transactions, inventory valuation, special journals, internal control, payroll, receivables, and bank reconciliations. Prerequisite: ACCTBZ018.
ACCTBZ020 Applied Accounting - Bookkeeping 3 36 Further enhance your bookkeeping skills. Topics include partnerships, corporations, capital assets, bonds, and financial analysis. Prerequisite: ACCTBZ019.

Learn to do a full set of organizational bookkeeping from beginning to Financial Statements. Students can then apply these skills to accounting software programs.