Program at a glance
Area of Study
Open to International
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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.
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Preparing you for your career
You'll work through introductory-level courses in accounting, business software, taxes and tax planning
Effective from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022.
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.
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
Curriculum & courses
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.
- C+ in English 12
- C in English 12 Camosun Alternative
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 detailed information about this program and specific admission requirements, see the Academic Calendar.
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.
Find a full list of courses and specific admission requirements.