Accounting

Accounting

Program Objectives

  • Master manual and digital accounting tasks
  • Maintains and manages bookkeeping
  • Bilingual communication

General Information

  • Code: 5731
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1,350

Targeted Trade

  • Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Document Use
    • Numeracy
  • Accounting and Related Clerks (NOC 1431)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Numeracy
    • Oral Communication
    • Thinking
  • Payroll Clerks (NOC 1432)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Numeracy
    • Oral Communication
  • Administrative Clerks (NOC 1441)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Document Use
    • Oral Communication
    • Thinking
  • Personnel Clerks (NOC 1442)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Reading
    • Oral Communication
    • Thinking
  • Purchasing and Inventory Clerks (NOC 1472)
    The most important Essential Skills for this tarde are:
    • Document Use
    • Numeracy
    • Oral Communication

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 1

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary IV credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, and must take the following general education courses concurrently with vocational training to obtain missing credits: secondary IV language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
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