Bookkeeping Fundamentals, Certificate

Get a credential employers value including introductory-level courses in accounting, business software, taxes and tax planning

Program at a glance

Credential

Certificate

Area of Study

Business

Study options

Part-time

Work experience

None

Open to International

No

Length

Varies

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Student studying

Bookkeeping is important in any business - small or large

Start in September, January or May

This certificate will prepare you with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide bookkeeping support for today's office. The certificate program is for students who require flexibility and convenience to complete their educational goals or to enhance their existing credentials.

Information Sessions

The School of Business Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.

Missed the live Information session?

If you missed the live session we've got you covered. Download the 2021 Summer Information Session PDF with clickable links.

Who can I contact if I want more information?

Contact business@camosun.ca

What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

Program outline

What to expect

The program consists of 4 courses starting in the Fall, Winter, Summer term.  Program courses are delivered in a combination of online and face-to-face instruction. Evening and daytime classes are held predominantly at the Interurban campus and the program can be taken on a part-time basis.

After graduation

Employment possibilities include support-level bookkeeping positions in a variety of business settings. Students may be able to use courses taken in this program in other credentials in the School of Business or the college.

A rewarding career

Bookkeepers in BC earn a median annual salary* of $41,700 depending on employer and seniority.

*2018 Job Bank Wage data

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2022, to August 31, 2023

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program

Bookkeeping Fundamentals, Certificate

$1,459* (domestic)
 

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees

 

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

One of:

And one of:

  • C in Math 11
  • C in MATH 077 
  • C in MATH 137
  • C+ in MATH 072 
  • C+ in MATH 075 
  • C+ in MATH 135

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar.

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Our teaching staff

Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys. For more information about our faculty, please visit the School of Business homepage.

 

CONTACT US

Faculty/staff profile

Nicholas Read Chair/Instructor, Applied Business Technology

Nicholas Read

Department Chair, Program Leader - Medical Office

Faculty/staff profile

Julia Grav Instructor, Applied Business Technology

Julia Grav

Program Leader

Julia Grav is an entrepreneur in the Victoria technology sector managing web development and design business for over 10 years. She actively consults ...

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Bookkeeping student

Learn more

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar. 

Contact information

School of Business

Campus location

Centre for Business & Access Building (CBA) 249

Location link

Interurban Campus

250-370-4565

business@camosun.ca

 

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