Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
The Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (opens in new window) (CIB) is the national certification body for professional Bookkeepers. The objective of the CIB is to establish educational, professional and ethical standards in the bookkeeping profession.
The CIB is dedicated to preparing individuals for greater financial and job security as a Certified Bookkeeper. Three years practical experience is required before qualifying for certification. Program graduates will be governed by a Code of Ethics which sets out professional responsibilities and conduct.
Course equivalencies between Mohawk College and The Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping can be found on the Program of Studies tab.
You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.
Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.
Admission & Registration
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) OR 19 years of age or older.
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.
Program of Studies
More information is available by visiting the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (opens in new window) and clicking on Academic Courses. Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information.
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Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
Mohawk College Equivalent Course
|Click on the course number below to check current availability and for registration information|
|Course Code||Course Name||Course Number||Course Description|
|CIB111||Computer Application I||INFO10077||Word Core|
|Accounting 1 OR
Accounting Introductory I
|Accounting 2 - Financial OR
Accounting Introductory II
|CIB221||Computer Applications II||INFO10078||Excel Core|
|CIB222||Computerized Bookkeeping I||INFO10201||Sage 50 Accounting|
|CIB223||Computerized Bookkeeping II||INFO10159||QuickBooks-Desktop|
|Cost & Managerial Accounting 1 OR
Cost and Managerial Accounting I
|CIB333||Payroll Administration||ACCTBU192||Payroll Administration|
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Frequently Asked Questions
The Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (opens in new window) is dedicated to preparing individuals for greater financial and job security as a Certified Bookkeeper. Three years practical experience is required before qualifying for certification. Program graduates will be governed by a Code of Ethics which sets out professional responsibilities and conduct.
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