Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver Pender Campus

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Business Administration Bookkeeping

Sprott Shaw College - Vancouver Pender Campus

Faculty:Business & Administration
Field of Study:Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Length:34 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,075

This cost estimate does not include books, supplies and other applicable costs. There is also a non-refundable registration fee of $250.

Careers:Managers in Other ServicesFacility Operation and Maintenance ManagersManagers in Transportation


The Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Bookkeeping diploma program provides a student with the required knowledge to perform full cycle accounting for a small or medium sized business under the direction of a designated accountant. Sprott Shaw College Business Administration Bookkeeping graduates are able to: accurately record accounting transactions, reconcile General Ledger and bank accounts, create budgets, prepare and analyze standard financial statements, analyze cost behaviours and Return On Investment (ROI), utilze current accounting software applications, record payroll transactions, pay employees and submit government remittances, prepare simple income tax returns, provide basic human resource management, productively use MS Office including Word, Excel and Access, and communicate effectively using various communication channels.

This is a well-paid field with future employment prospects projected to be "above average" with new jobs and openings due to retirement (between now and 2020) remaining high. People planning to work in this field require strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Those who have developed skills in these areas will be better prepared to compete for jobs. With additional experience or training, progression to management positions is possible.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have Grade 12/GED, or mature student status.
    Application Notes : International students are required to submit proof of English Proficiency such as IELTS or TOEFL scores (if available), or have successfully completed the Sprott-Shaw Entrance Assessment.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment.

      * 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 27, 2016