Accounting

Accounting (DVS)

5731 Diploma of Vocational Studies

The Accounting program prepares you to perform a variety of jobs in the business world; the application of general accounting principles, how to analyze accounting and administrative problems and how to develop skills required in today’s workplace.

You learn at YOUR rhythm (individualized learning) so you can get on the work force faster and/or if you need a little bit more time you can have it!!!

This program offers monthly start up dates when places are available!

Training includes:

  • Calculating and preparing accounting documents
  • Producing payroll
  • Completing and verifying work accurately
  • Completing daily and year-end financial tasks

Employment opportunities:

  •  Acccounts payable/receivable clerk
  •  Payroll clerk
  •  Bookkeeper

Administrative Assistant

Equivalencies can be granted between the Accounting and Secretarial Studies programs allowing a student to complete two diplomas in less time.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Accounting program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.

OR

Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the general development test, or recognition of equivalent learning.

OR

Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

Hours
Statement of the Competency
30
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
60
Research and exchange information
60
Produce tables and charts
30
Do calculations and prepare source documents
60
Format accounting-related correspondence
90
Write accounting-related correspondence in English
60
Process source documents in different types of companies
45
Handle cash
45
Use information related to legislation affecting businesses
30
Interact in a variety of professional situations
75
Communicate in French in an accounting context
30
Prepare the payroll
Hours
Statement of the Competency
60
Write and format accounting-related correspondence in French
60
Organize and process data related to a company’s resources
60
Carry out daily tasks related to transactions involving receivables and payables
75
Ensure that they work efficiently
75
Perform calculations needed to determine the cost of goods and services
75
Perform end-of-period tasks
75
Perform year-end tasks
60
Produce an income tax return for an individual
45
Implement an accounting system
30
Commit themselves to the development of their career
120
Enter the work force

TOTAL : 13 months (1350 hours)