Accounting Technician
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Accounting Technician

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
SepEdmontonIn person or online
EdmontonIn person
OnlineOnline anytime
NovOnlineOnline anytime
JanOnlineOnline anytime
MarOnlineOnline anytime
Open
Limited
Waitlist
Full
Upcoming
 
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QUICK FACTS

Program length

9 months

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $6,818.50

International
Total: $18,500.50

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or completion of ESLG 1898 with a minimum 50% or equivalent
  • 50% in Mathematics 30-1 or Mathematics 30-2 or 65% in Mathematics 20-1 or Mathematics 20-2 or equivalent*
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Overview

Accounting technicians are involved in the day-to-day practical work of accountancy and play a key operational role in producing reliable financial information. They may also perform a wide range of finance roles, from accounts clerk to financial controller and beyond.

If you enjoy working with numbers and are interested in business and finance, this career could be ideal for you.

Graduates from this program will have the basic theory, technical knowledge, computer competencies, and skills to enter the accounting field at an entry-level position. Our program equips graduates to perform financial accounting, budgeting, costing, and tax returns. The work experience component of the program allows you to gain hands-on experience in the field.

Student Success

Each course will take approximately 10 hours per week of time commitment to complete readings and homework in order to finish each course within 16 weeks. Take this into consideration when planning your course schedule. We do not offer extensions on assignments, tests or courses.

Practicum/Work Experience

This program includes 150 hours of optional field experience.

Location

Edmonton, Online