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Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance

Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance

We have been notified by CPA Canada that they are winding down the CPA Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance program effective immediately.

Here at Camosun, we will continue to deliver all the courses in the ACAF program. Upon completion of these courses you will receive a Camosun College Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance from our institution. Current students, you will have an opportunity to complete the coursework and write the last CPA ACAF exams January 29, 2021 and June 18, 2021.

Camosun offers more than 30 business programs, including degrees, post-degree diplomas, certificates, diplomas, and university transfer courses. See our programs page for more information.

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Skills that employers value in this competitive job market

The Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance is a nationally recognized certificate for those seeking a challenging and rewarding career in accounting and finance at an entry or intermediate level, with opportunity for further study at the degree and professional designation level.  You will learn to apply the technical accounting and software skills that employers value in this competitive job market.


Your pathway to business education

Continue onto our Bachelor of Business Administration- Accounting Major

ACAF National Examination

The ACAF National Examination is a new program requirement that will come into effect January 1, 2018. The exam evaluates students’ understanding of the information taught in the Business Applications applied course and will be administered through the CPA provincial/regional bodies. See the ACAF National Examination Policies for more details.

Note As of July 5, 2019, CPA Canada is winding down the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance program. Camosun is continuing to offer the ACAP program and delivering all the courses to complete the Advanced Certifiable at Camosun College.

CPA Prerequisites

Camosun’s Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting Degree includes all the prerequisite courses to enter directly into the CPA Professional Program (PEP).

Find out more about upcoming accounting networking and information sessions occurring at Camosun, including CPA events.

Already have a Degree?  Camosun offers a Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration-Accounting Option, book an appointment with an Academic Advisor or Program Leader to see how the Post Degree Diploma works with your CPA program needs. 

Accounting Major

Advanced Certificate
Full-time: 2 years, Part-time: Varies
Study Options
Full-time or part-time
Work Experience
Internship Options
September, January, or May
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
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