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CAD 14163

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CAD 100

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12 months


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Program Overview

Are you interested in building Bookkeeping skills that will make you an asset to small and mid-sized organizations? Are you looking to gain knowledge of the bookkeeping requirements for your own business?Conestoga’s Bookkeeping program provides you with a holistic set of skills and knowledge in just one-year, offering fundamental skills in financial accounting, personal income tax, and payroll. The program also works to develop your critical interpersonal, and collaborative skills that that will help you build relationships with clients, colleagues, and other contacts within the industry.Taught by committed faculty with extensive industry experience, this one-year Ontario College certificate provides you with the opportunity to work with industry standard software, as well as emerging applications used in the field.By enrolling in this program, you will be aligned to Canada’s largest and fastest-growing certifying body of bookkeepers. Students who begin this program in fall 2021 and later will have the opportunity to fast track towards the nationally recognized Certified Professional Bookkeeper (CPB) designation. You will also have access to a preferred student membership rate, full of member benefits that will provide access to continuing education and networking opportunities with bookkeeping professionals across Canada. This program is offered full-time at Conestoga’s Kitchener - Doon and Brantford campuses, and part-time through Continuing Education.Upon successful completion of the program, you will also have the opportunity to enter year 2 of Conestoga’s Payroll and Bookkeeping diploma program, with the addition of just two payroll courses.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 35 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2024, Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - Band in any two module - 5.5
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 20.0  Minimum Speaking - 20.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 53
    • Minimum Overall Score - 105.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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