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Bookkeeping Fundamentals 1

Basic accounting theory and foundations in general procedures will be the focus of this intensive course designed for those with little or no bookkeeping experience. Learn how all of the parts fit together: setting up journals, ledger and payroll records, preparing a trial balance, income statement and balance sheet, fiscal period-end bank reconciliation and closing adjustments. Basic Bookkeeping Text & Working Papers extra (approx $167) at the Bookstore: Interurban 250-370-4080, Lansdowne 250-370-3080.

2017W BSNS 500G 001 • Jan 23 - Feb 27 (10 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $249+GST

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Note: 2017 BSNS 500 G 001 No class on Feb 13

2017W BSNS 500G 002 • Feb 7 - Apr 11 (10 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Tues • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $249+GST

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Note: 2017 BSNS 500 G 001 No class on Feb 13

2017W BSNS 500G 003 • Mar 8 - May 10 (10 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Wed • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $249+GST

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Note: 2017 BSNS 500 G 001 No class on Feb 13

2017W BSNS 500G 004 • Apr 6 - May 11 (10 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $249+GST

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Note: 2017 BSNS 500 G 001 No class on Feb 13


Bookkeeping Fundamentals 2

Building on the theories and foundations learned in Level 1, this course will introduce specialty journals & control accounts, correcting entries, recording costs related to taxes, freight, duty & brokerage, credit notes, aging of accounts receivable and recording of bad debt. We will also discuss accounting & computers, the basic principles of financial reporting, internal controls and the main differences between the structure and financial entries unique to proprietorships and corporations. This course uses the same text & workbook as Level 1.

2017W BSNS 503G 001 • Mar 6 - Mar 30 (8 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Interurban
  • $199+GST

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2017S BSNS 503G 001 • May 18 - Jun 15 (8 sessions) • Dave Davies

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-8:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $199+GST

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How to Start a Business - New! Summer Immersion Added

In this popular eight-part program, you will learn how to start and manage a business. A complimentary manual is handed out at the first class. Topics covered are:

  • Do I have what it takes?
  • The market and the competition
  • Cornering the market
  • Starting from scratch or buying?
  • Your financial needs
  • Personnel management
  • Financial statements and planning
  • Legal obligations
  • Financing your start-up
  • Your business plan

2017W BSNS 501G 001 • Feb 6 - Mar 6 (8 sessions) • Barbara Newton

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:15pm • Interurban
  • $249+GST

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2017S BSNS 501G 001 • May 1 - May 29 (8 sessions) • Barbara Newton

  • Mon Thur • 6:30pm-9:15pm • Interurban
  • $249+GST

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2017S BSNS 501G 002 • Jul 17 - Jul 20 (4 sessions) • Barbara Newton

  • Mon Tues Wed Thur • 9:00am-2:30pm • Interurban
  • $249+GST

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Business Co-operative Free Info Session

Are you interested in finding out more about what a Business Co-operative is and what this course will cover? In this information session, the course instructor will address three key questions for prospective participants: What is a co-operative? How do you know if the co-op model is the right one for your business? What topics will be covered in this five-session program? Co-operatives are about working with other people in a joint venture. Register today and bring a friend to start working out your ideas!

2017W BSNS 991G 001 • Mar 6 (1 session) • Course Instructor

• Program Coordinat
  • Mon • 6:00pm-7:00pm • Interurban
  • Free

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Starting a Co-operative Business – Building a Better World New

Discover the world of co-operative business. This course will help you develop your ideas for a co-operative initiative by walking you through the basic steps of starting and incorporating a co-operative business.
 
You will learn about:

  • The co-operative model and the principles and practices that are the foundation of this type of business/organizational structure
  • The many types of co-operatives and ways they can be set up
  • Feasibility studies and how they are important for assessing your co-op business idea 
  • Principles and practices of co-operative governance
  • Ways to finance your co-op business
  • How co-operatives have been developed in communities around the world to address poverty, inequality and different types of social tensions
Joy brings a strong combination of extensive expertise, practical experience and global knowledge into the classroom and teaches with an interactive style combining presentation, exercises and supportive group discussion around developing various cooperative businesses

2017W BSNS 587G 001 • Apr 3 - May 8 (5 sessions) • Joy Emmanuel

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $179+GST

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Running a Successful Small Non-Profit

Thinking about starting your own non-profit society or charity? Are you currently a staff member, board member or volunteer of a community group, non-profit society or charity and want to increase your value and contribution?

This course will provide you with practical advice, guidance and tips to maximize your efforts, help smooth the pathway and increase your success.  Marilyn Sing started The OCTA Collective Society in 2004 and transitioned it to a registered charity in 2007 to advance the artsREACH program. She brings her life-passion and wealth of extensive practical experience, knowledge and helpful resources into the classroom.  
Topics include:

  • Learning what you need to know before starting
  • Understanding the differences and strict regulations of being a non-profit society or charity
  • Recruiting and retaining competent, productive volunteers and/or Board members
  • Writing successful grant applications by understanding what funders want
  • Marketing effectively
  • Diversifying and increasing revenue
  • Planning and running profitable fundraising events
  • Increasing community engagement and awareness

2017W BSNS 529G 001 • Apr 22 - Apr 30 (4 sessions) • Marilyn Sing

  • Sat Sun • 9:00am-12:45pm • Lansdowne
  • $179+GST

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Additional Business Courses

Below are some additional Business related seminars of interest. These can be found in our Leadership and General Leadership sections: 

Call 250-370-4565 or email sofbus@camosun.ca for information.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Business Skills for Trades People

Are you a skilled tradesperson thinking about starting your own business? Have you started a business but need more knowledge and business skills? Perhaps you want to become a more valuable employee by understanding your employer’s business challenges? This seminar series has been created just for you!

We recognize that formal business education may not have been on your mind when you embarked on your skills training. This program will provide you with the fundamentals of business management theories and practices. Whether you are a manager, foreman, or business owner, we want to equip you with the knowledge and skills to successfully function in today’s rapidly changing environment.

Who should take this program?

  • Recent graduates of any Trades based program (Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Welding, Cooks training, etc.) interested in starting their own small business
  • Experienced Tradespeople who manage others or own their own small business
  • Any tradesperson interested in formal Business Training
If you would like further information, call 250-370-4565 or email sofbus@camosun.ca

These courses are recognized by the Homeowner Protection Office for Continuing Professional Development credits.

Starting a Business in the Trades - Part 1

What makes an entrepreneur, what skills and abilities are required, how do you decide if this path is for you? This course will provide you with the tools and information you need to make those decisions regardless of your chosen trade. You will learn about creating a business plan, purchasing a business vs. starting from scratch, working with contracts and legal documents, insurance and liability related issues, marketing yourself and hiring workers.

2017W LDCT 737G 001 • Feb 20 - Mar 2 (4 sessions) • Nicholas Read

  • Mon Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $335+GST

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Starting a Business in the Trades - Part 2

As your business grows, so does the importance of efficiently managing all aspects of your finances and operations. Operations involve people, places, and things. Your budget will involve understanding your cash flow and monitoring your company’s financial health. In this course we will review the management of your time, your employees, your clients, equipment, inventory as well as managing projects and subcontracting – all while keeping an eye on the finances. How do you handle it all? How do you plan? We will review strategies to grow your business and create a vision for the future. Also included will be a demonstration of some of the systems you will need to consider including your web page, accounting software, Excel, etc.   

2017S LDCT 742G 001 • May 1 - May 11 (4 sessions) • Nicholas Read

  • Mon Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $335+GST

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Career Pathways

Get Clear. Start Here: The Passion Test for Career Seekers

Are you about to make a career change? Are you stepping in a career search for the first time?  Maybe you’re considering entrepreneurship. An important first step to fulfilling, satisfying work is to get clear about what is truly most meaningful to you. In this practical workshop, you’ll get clear about your career passions and your career values. You’ll begin this half-day, interactive session with The Passion Test to get connected to the ‘heart’ of your inner motivations regarding work. You will identify and prioritize your top 5 career passions, and learn how to bring those passions into your career by ‘placing’ your valuable attention. This effective prioritizing and focusing process is reusable in all aspects of your life. You’ll also identify and explore your Career Values. You’ll complete* a short on-line assessment of 10 key career values areas – Service Orientation, Teamwork, Influence, Creativity, Independence, Excitement, Personal Development, Financial Rewards, Prestige and Security. At the workshop, you’ll receive your 15-page Assessment Report that contains descriptions and ratings of what you value in a career, plus your main sources of work satisfaction and dissatisfaction. You will apply your new Passion Test skill in order to prioritize your Career Values. The workshop concludes with your creation of an Aligned Action Plan. This course will be offered again in Fall, 2017.

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Career Exploration

It doesn't matter if you are 18 or 48, deciding on your career path can be a daunting task. This introductory workshop is for anyone who is unsure of their career direction. Joining others in a similar situation, you will start the career planning process by taking stock of who you are and what interests you. You will then gain information about those specific careers and discover resources to help you make informed decisions to begin goal setting and planning. Take this important step to move you in the direction of your dreams.

2017W LDCT 710G 001 • Apr 22 - Apr 29 (2 sessions) • Marilyn Henigman

  • Sat • 9:30am-1:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $99+GST

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Finance and Investing

Investment Choices for Success in the Financial Markets

This course is a comprehensive introduction for the novice investor who is interested in learning about Canadian investment, money and capital markets. Mahesh combines his wealth of experience with a fun, engaging, practical teaching style to help you learn and understand how to make sense of the complex financial world. You'll gain the knowledge in a supportive classroom environment to become more confident with the financial markets and have the tools to make smarter investment decisions. Topics include: Investment Objectives, Risk and Return; Financial Markets and Financial Instruments: equities, bonds and derivatives (futures, forwards and options); Mutual Funds and the Institutional Environment; How Securities are Traded; Market Efficiency; Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis and Security Analysis; Portfolio Selection, Portfolio Theory and Diversification; The Capital Asset Pricing Model. 

2017W PFNC 502G 001 • Jan 31 - Mar 21 (8 sessions) • Mahesh Kumar

  • Tues • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $265+GST

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2017W PFNC 502G 002 • Apr 26 - Jun 14 (8 sessions) • Mahesh Kumar

  • Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $265+GST

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Your Money Questions Answered- Keep it Simple and Smart! New

Enough is enough…stop wasting your hard earned money!  Now is the time to take control and learn how to start building savings, spend more wisely, and eliminate destructive debt in your life.   In this practical course you will learn simple and intelligent money saving and spending strategies. These strategies will help you start seeing how money can buy you more time and help create more personal happiness if you understand how to spend it wisely and invest it intelligently.   Topics will include:

  • It all starts with a plan - creating a budget & setting financial goals
  • Managing debt wisely – eliminate destructive debt vs use constructive debt
  • Being a smart consumer of financial products
  • Renting vs buying
  • Creating an investment plan - preparing for the future
  • Managing emotions when investing    
 

2017W PFNC 504G 001 • Feb 18 - Mar 25 (6 sessions) • Mahesh Kumar

  • Sat • 9:00am-12:00pm • Interurban
  • $199+GST

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Personal Financial Fundamentals

It’s never too late to start! This course covers the essential ingredients of personal finance and is for anyone interested in learning more and taking better control of their own finances as well as developing a personal/family plan. Richard brings the topics to life in an approachable, realistic and easy to understand manner that encompasses all income levels and backgrounds. Personal privacy is always respected and allows participants to ask questions in a non-judgmental, relaxed environment. The materials include: how to manage your cash to get more out of what you have, how to build and preserve wealth, how to structure debt to free up cash, pay less interest and pay it off faster, basic information on stocks and mutual funds, retirement planning, buying insurance and basic personal tax information. The course includes a complimentary workbook, including self-study activities, supplementary materials and more. 

2017W PFNC 620G 001 • Feb 20 - Mar 6 (3 sessions) • Richard Hobbs

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $125+GST

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2017W PFNC 620G 002 • Apr 24 - May 8 (3 sessions) • Richard Hobbs

  • Mon • 12:30pm-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $125+GST

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Personal Financial Fundamentals-Couples

2017W PFNC 621G 001 • Feb 20 - Mar 6 (3 sessions)

  • Mon • 6:30pm-9:00pm • Lansdowne
  • $179+GST

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2017W PFNC 621G 002 • Apr 24 - May 8 (3 sessions)

  • Mon • 12:30pm-3:00pm • Interurban
  • $179+GST

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Certified Financial Planner

Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Free Info Session

The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation is recognized as one of the premier, prestigious certifications in the financial services industry and is considered the gold standard for the profession, representing the highest level of competence, ethics and practice.   This information session is for you if you are interested in earning the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation and looking to start this career in the financial services industry.   The Program Coordinator and CFP course instructors, (who are also CFP industry professionals), invite you to this informative session to find out about the FPSC approved education pathway to complete the CFP Certification. You will learn the facts, get your questions answered about the industry and possible career option to help you make an informed decision if this is the right career path for you. Call 250-370-3550 (option 2) to register.

2017S BSNS 990V 001 • May 30 (1 session) • Cfp Instructors

• Program Coordinat
  • Tues • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Lansdowne
  • Free

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2017S BSNS 990V 002 • Aug 29 (1 session) • Cfp Instructors

• Program Coordinat
  • Tues • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Interurban
  • Free

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Certified Financial Planning (CFP®) Courses New

The Designation
The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation is recognized as one of the premier, prestigious certifications in the financial services industry and is considered the gold standard for the financial planning professionals, representing the highest level of competence, ethics and practice. The Certified Financial Planner courses are part of an FPSC-accredited core curriculum program and Camosun is offering the first 4 individual courses of the CFP® education program designed by Advocis. These courses are the first step towards CFP certification with the Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC).

Visit www.fpsc.ca for complete details on earning the CFP designation.

CFP 1 – Financial Planning Fundamentals
CFP  2 –Contemporary Practices in Financial Planning
CFP  3 – Comprehensive Practices in Risk and Retirement Planning
CFP 4 – Wealth Management and Estate Planning  

Target Audience
Individuals interested in earning the internationally recognized Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation, those looking to start a career in the financial services industry, experienced financial planners seeking to upgrade their skills, investment advisors, mutual fund representatives and life insurance professionals who wish to earn this credential, specialists from related fields such as accounting, risk management and compliance, active investors wanting to learn how to structure their own financial affairs.

Career Possibilities
Certified Financial Planner® (CFP)®,Financial analysts, planners & managers, Finance or mortgage underwriters, Risk analysts or advisers, Financial Services/Investment Representative, Financial Advisor, Personal Banking Representative. 

Request detailed brochure:  sofbus@camosun.bc.ca

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

CFP 2 - Contemporary Practices in Financial Planning

This course introduces students to basic income tax laws and moves into a more advanced understanding, as it relates to areas of financial planning. This course provides a review of the professional and ethical responsibilities associated with the role of a financial planner, and gives an understanding of the structures and services within the financial industry. Different forms of business structures and trusts will be explored in depth.

Topics:  Taxation - Level 1, Taxation - Level 2, Organizational Structures, Professional Standards and Financial Industry. 
Prerequisite: CFP Course 1 strongly recommended.  Limited class size.

2017W BSNS 583V 001 • Jan 19 - Apr 13 (12 sessions) • Stephanie Dean

  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525

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CFP 3-Comprehensive Practices in Risk & Retirement Planning

This course is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications related to the concepts of managing risk and retirement planning. Students will learn about products, issues, and practices in the areas of insurance and retirement. Included is an exploration of the risk management and retirement planning processes, moving through the wealth accumulation phase into retirement. Topics:  Risk Management—Fundamentals, Health, Property and Causality, Life Insurance and Living Benefits, Registered Pension Plans, Registered Retirement Savings Plans, Retirement Income Retirement Planning. Prerequisites: Successful completion of CFP Course 1 and 2 strongly recommended.

2017W BSNS 584V 001 • Apr 19 - Jul 5 (12 sessions) • TBA

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525

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Additional $275+tax required for Course Materials fee. Camosun CFP students must also register directly with Advocis at https://secure3.advocis.ca/secureform/college/reg.aspx?college=CAMOSUN (Please note: Advocis course materials will be sent directly to you upon registration but access to the online Access Learning platform will not be open until September. Shipping time - 10 days)


CFP 1-Financial Planning Foundations- Fall 2017

This course introduces the fundamentals of personal financial planning. Students will be expected to acquire an understanding of the concepts and applications associated with time value of money financial calculations and the analysis of personal financial statements. In addition, the course includes an analysis of government sponsored programs such as Registered Education Savings Plans and Tax Free Savings Accounts. This course concludes with a discussion of the fundamentals of economics and investing as they relate to key areas of financial planning.
Topics: The Financial Service Industry and Planning Fundamentals, Time Value of Money, Financial Statements and Budgeting, Economics and Investment Fundamentals, Government Benefits and Programs. 
Prerequisites: None        Limited class size.

2017F BSNS 582V 001 • Sep 20 - Dec 6 (12 sessions) • TBA

  • Wed • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525

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Additional $275+tax required for Course Materials fee. Camosun CFP students must also register directly with Advocis at https://secure3.advocis.ca/secureform/college/reg.aspx?college=CAMOSUN (Please note: Advocis course materials will be sent directly to you upon registration but access to the online Access Learning platform will not be open until September. Shipping time - 10 days)


CFP 4-Wealth Management & Estate Planning-Fall 2017

Students will review the basics of economics and investing along with gaining an understanding of investment products. Investment planning and key areas of personal financial management are explored.  The course concludes with estate planning fundamentals, concepts and applications.  Topics: Economics & Investments-Fundamentals, Investment-Products, Investment Planning, Financial Management, Estate Planning. Prerequisites:  CFP Course 1, 2 and 3 are strongly recommended.

2017F BSNS 585V 001 • Sep 21 - Dec 14 (12 sessions) • Stephanie Dean

  • Thur • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Lansdowne
  • $525

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Additional $275+tax required for Course Materials fee. Camosun CFP students must also register directly with Advocis at https://secure3.advocis.ca/secureform/college/reg.aspx?college=CAMOSUN (Please note: Advocis course materials will be sent directly to you upon registration but access to the online Access Learning platform will not be open until September. Shipping time - 10 days)


Canadian Payroll Association

CPA course registration requirements
To enroll in a Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) payroll course, you must register first with Camosun College, 250-370-3550 (Option 2) and then ALSO immediately register directly with the Canadian Payroll Association (information from www.payroll.ca; toll free: 1-800-387-4693).

Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) Certification Program Free Info Session

Did you know that the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has been representing employers’ payroll interests since 1978? Canada's 1.5 million employers count on payroll professionals to annually pay $810 billion in wages, $250 billion in federal and provincial statutory remittances, and $90 billion in health and retirement benefits, as well as produce 25 million T4s, 9 million T4As, and 7 million RL-1s – all while complying with over 190 regulatory requirements. Professional certification at one or more levels is a prerequisite for employment and career advancement in payroll by an increasing number of employers. Camosun College and the CPA course instructor invite you to this informative session. You will get your questions answered and all of the information needed about the CPA Payroll Courses and pathways to Certification. This session is ideal for those interested in payroll education and for payroll practitioners looking for information on becoming certified through the CPA. Call 250-370-3550 (option 2) to register.
 

2017S PMCP 990V 001 • May 4 (1 session) • Prog Coordinator

  • Thur • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Interurban
  • Free

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2017S PMCP 990V 002 • Aug 23 (1 session) • Prog Coordinator

  • Wed • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Interurban
  • Free

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Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification Program

Since 1985, The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has registered more than 25,000 students in their certification program. Professional certification at one or more levels is a prerequisite for employment and career advancement in payroll by an increasing number of employers. This program helps payroll professionals avoid substantial penalties for non-compliance with government rules and regulations and other costly administrative errors. The CPA updates payroll course materials annually.

 CPA Program and Contact Information: 
 

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Payroll Fundamentals – Level 1 (PF1) Course

This course is the second core requirement in the CPA's PCP certification. Upon completion of Payroll Fundamentals 1, you will be able to:

  • Calculate regular individual pay
  • Calculate non-regular individual pay
  • Calculate termination payments
  • Complete a Record of Employment (ROE)
  • Communicate all aspects of individual pay requirements to various stakeholders
Prerequisite: Payroll Compliance Legislation course (PCL) CPA registration deadline is December 17, 2016 **Please note the required separate CPA fee in addition to the Camosun course cost.

2017W PMCP 501V 001 • Jan 10 - Apr 11 (14 sessions) • Dawn Kardos

  • Tues • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $449

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Payroll Fundamentals Level 2 (PF2)

This course is the fourth and final core payroll course requirement in the CPA's PCP Certification program.
Important Note: Introduction to Accounting (ACCT 110 at Camosun) is a prerequisite for Payroll Fundamentals 2

Upon completion of Payroll Fundamentals 2, you will be able to:
•Calculate organizational remittances to federal, provincial and third party stakeholders
•Prepare accounting documentation for payroll
•Complete year end documentation
•Communicate all aspects of organizational remittances, accounting and year end requirements to internal, external and government stakeholders

Pre-requisites: Payroll Compliance Legislation (PCL), Payroll Fundamentals 1 (PF1), and Introduction to Accounting (ACCT 110 at Camosun)
**Please note the required separate CPA fee in addition to the Camosun course cost.

2017S PMCP 502V 001 • May 1 - Jun 19 (14 sessions) • Dawn Kardos

  • Mon Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $449

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**In addition to the Camosun course fee, the following fees are payable to the CPA:

  • CPA Members – $357 including taxes
  • Non/New-members - $ 546 including taxes
  • A CPA registration form may be downloaded from payroll.ca

Payroll Compliance Legislation (PCL) Course Next offering -Sept 2017

This course is the first core payroll course and is the point of entry for the first level of Certification. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • describe payroll's objectives and stakeholders
  • identify an employer/employee relationship
  • apply federal and provincial legislation to payroll including:
    • the Canada Pension Plan
    • the Employment Insurance Act
    • the Income Tax Act
    • Employment Standards legislation
    • Workers' Compensation Acts
    • Québec-specific legislation
  • communicate the payroll compliance requirements to various stakeholders
Prerequisites: None, although a thorough understanding of mathematical principles and fluency in spoken and written English, will increase the probability of success in this course. CPA registration deadline is September 1, 2017 **Please note the required separate CPA fee is in addition to the Camosun course cost.

2017F PMCP 500V 001 • Sep 14 - Dec 14 (14 sessions) • Brian Burgess

  • Thur • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $449

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**In addition to the Camosun course fee, the following fees are payable to the CPA:

  • CPA Members – $357 including taxes
  • Non/New-members - $546 including taxes
  • A CPA registration form may be downloaded from payroll.ca

Certified Payroll Manager Certification (CPM) New

The Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification builds on the PCP compliance knowledge by developing to prepare seasoned professionals to manage a payroll department.  It provides you with the knowledge to make decisions, supervise and manage, and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and strategy discussions.  Prior to enrolling to the CPM program, students must have achieved the PCP certification, and must submit the Payroll Experience Prerequisite Application which is found on the CPA's website, http://www.payroll.ca/, under Certification  and receive approval from the CPA  prior to enrolling in Introduction to Payroll Management. .  These prerequisites ensure students have the knowledge and practical payroll experience required to be successful in a payroll management program.  

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Introduction to Payroll Management (IPM )- Fall 2017 New

This course is the first core payroll course in Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification program.
Introduction to Payroll Management prepares professionals to manage a payroll department by introducing them to the most applicable core management subjects. Based on market research, the course provides the management content and tools required to be a successful manager, such as decision making, project management and public speaking. It builds on the foundation of a Payroll Compliance Practitioner's experience, knowledge and application of legislative monitoring and effective communication of payroll programs and policies. Upon completion of Introduction to Payroll Management, you should be able to:
• Define the role that strategic, operational, human resources and financial management play in an organization.
• Demonstrate the ability to monitor, analyze, communicate and implement legislative changes.
• Analyze situations and apply the appropriate decision making tool.
• Participate in an organization's risk management process by developing payroll continuity plans.
• Identify and apply the principles of project management.
• Define change management in terms of the forces that lead to organizational change
• Demonstrate a professional payroll profile by applying privacy principles to the management of payroll information.
• Analyze ethical situations that may emerge related to compliance and/or human resources situations. Prerequisite: PCP Certification and Payroll Experience approved by the CPA prior to enrolling in this course.  

2017F PMCP 503V 001 • Sep 13 - Dec 13 (14 sessions) • Dawn Kardos

  • Wed • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $449

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Applied Payroll Management (APM) -Next Offered Winter 2018 New

This course is the final core payroll course in the Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification program. Upon completion of Applied Payroll Management, you should be able to: make decisions; supervise and manage; communicate and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and strategy discussions regarding:

  • payroll best practices
  • organizational benchmarking measurements
  • payroll’s role within the organization’s structure
  • payroll and HRIS systems planning and implementation
  • employee development, motivation, appraisal and cascading objectives
Prerequisite: Introduction to Payroll Management

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

Insurance Institute of Canada/British Columbia (IIBC)

Camosun College, in conjunction with the Insurance Institute of BC, is pleased to offer the General Insurance Essentials (GIE) course required by the Insurance Council of BC to obtain a Level 1 Salesperson/Adjuster License.

The Insurance Institute of Canada was formed by the provincial institutes in 1952 to facilitate a uniform standard of insurance education and examination across Canada. The local BC Institute has over 4,500 members, employed in all aspects of property and casualty insurance and related industries. It is a non-profit association of which members are students or graduates of their programs.

Insurance Institute Contact Information
Insurance Institute of British Columbia (IIBC)
1110-800 W. Pender St.
Vancouver, BC  V6C 2V6
Email: iibcmail@insuranceinstitute.ca
www.insuranceinstitute.ca

 
Sandra Enriquez, BA (Hons) Licensing Program Coordinator
Phone:  604-681-5491 ext. 30
Toll Free: 1-888-681-5491
 
IIBC Vancouver Island Chapter
Donna Salahor, CIP, 250-216-9393
Marketing Coordinator
Email: dsalahor@insuranceinstitute.ca
 
Career Information
 

 
Licensing Information
Insurance Council of BC
www.insurancecouncilofbc.com

Sorry, this course is not offered at this time.

General Insurance Salesperson/Adjuster – Level 1 License Free Info Session

Did you know that across Canada there are more than 200 general insurance companies, 7500 brokerage offices and 1500 independent adjusting companies employing over 120,000 people? If you are wondering what this career choice is all about or looking for a new direction – this session will help you decide if this is the right path for you.

Camosun College and a representative from The Insurance Institute of British Columbia (IIBC) invite you to this informative session to find out all of the information needed about the GIE course, careers, employer sponsorship, salaries, education and employment opportunities. All of your questions will be answered about the insurance field and related industries.
 

2017S IIBC 990V 001 • May 25 (1 session) • IIBC Representative

  • Thur • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Interurban
  • Free

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2017S IIBC 990V 002 • Aug 31 (1 session) • IIBC Representative

  • Thur • 6:00pm-7:30pm • Interurban
  • Free

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General Insurance Salesperson/Adjuster – Level 1 License (GIE) Fall ONLY - Avoid disappointment, register early!

This course uses the (GIE) materials, and provides the training required by the Insurance Council of BC for anyone wanting to obtain a Level 1 Salesperson or Independent  Adjuster - Level 1 License. It introduces the student to the insurance business, insurance intermediaries, the insurance company, basic documents, insurance practices and automobile insurance. In addition, the course covers, at an introductory level, law and insurance, insurance contracts, insurance organizations, claims and loss adjusting, fire insurance, the Homeowners policy, personal lines policies, liability insurance, commercial insurance coverages, reinsurance, risk management and loss prevention.
Once the education portion is completed, the successful candidate is required to have the sponsorship (employment) of a licensed insurance agency or licensed independent adjusting firm in order to obtain a Level 1 license from  the Insurance Council of BC. Successful exam completion results are considered valid for one year from completion date.  Applicants waiting longer than one year to obtain a license will be required to rewrite the exam.
IIBC membership, administration and exam costs are included in the course price. Students purchase course manuals (approx. $292 available in August) from the Interurban bookstore. 
Successful graduates of this program will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the Insurance Institute of BC. In addition, the successful candidate will be eligible to apply for an equivalency credit in the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation program of the Insurance Institute of Canada, for the C11:Principles and Practices of Insurance* course. (*Please note the C11 course on its own does not meet licensing requirements.)

2017F IIBC 500V 001 • Sep 12 - Dec 12 (14 sessions) • Maurice Mcfadden

• TBA
  • Tues • 6:00pm-9:00pm • Interurban
  • $599

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Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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