Accounting And Payroll Administrator

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Program Info:

Admissions Requirements

Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction. An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them. Part-time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.

Program Highlights

This program provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide supervision in the payroll department. Students become familiar with basic payroll practices and procedures, and are eligible to apply to the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) for the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification. In addition to accounting and payroll expertise, students gain skills and experience in business correspondence, office procedures, business supervisory skills, and performing a job search.

Career Opportunities

Accounting and Payroll Administrators are employed by banks, other financial institutions, insurance companies, and other establishments throughout the private and public sectors. Careers that correspond with the skills learned in this program include:

  • Payroll Supervisor

  • Accounting Supervisor

  • Bookkeeping Supervisor

  • Core Courses

  • Operating Systems

    Basic level of proficiency with Windows OS

  • Word Processing

    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Word

  • Spreadsheets

    Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Office Skills

    Basic Bookkeeping Levels 1 and 2, basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, and Office Procedures Level 1

  • Accounting

    Sage 50 Premium Accounting, Payroll Fundamentals Levels 1 and 2, and Payroll Compliance Legislation

  • Database Management

    Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Access.

  • Simulations and Drills

    Practical Applications – 2 Units

  • Business Skills

    Grammar Essentials for Business Writing, Business Correspondence Levels 1 and 2, Customer Service, Business Verbal Communication, and Business Supervisory Skills

  • Employability Skills

    Employment Success Strategies, Job Search and Résumé Writing, and Thought Patterns for a Successful Career

  • Program Type: Diploma
    Anticipated Salary: $35,375 – $59,987
    Program Duration: Weeks: 55
    Hours: 1375

    Tuition Fees

      Domestic International
    Tuition: $15,180 $19,734
    Application: $250 $500
    Assessment: $100 $100
    Program Syllabus: Click here to Download
    Program Notes Tuition fees include digital course materials.
    Printed copies may be available for an additional fee.
    Financial Assistance may be available for those who qualify.
    Graduation Requirements Students must maintain a 75% program average to obtain a Diploma
    Method of Delivery Onsite, Remote and Blended using our
    Integrated Learning ®System training facilitated by qualified learning coaches.

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