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Accounting Technician

NorQuest College

NorQuest College

www.norquest.ca
The Accounting Technician program is designed to be streamlined, hands-on, practical and employment focused. You will exit this program with the basic theory, technical, computer competencies, and soft skills you need to enter the accounting field. Graduates are work-force ready and can be employed in any one of the following occupational streams: * bookkeeping/accounting in a small or medium-sized business * tax preparation * payroll adminstration * project accounting * accounts payable/receivable * accounting technician
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Office of the Registrar
10215 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
  • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • 50% in Mathematics 30-1 (Pure Mathematics 30) or Mathematics 30-2 (Applied Mathematics 30) or equivalent
Please note:  If it has been 10 or more years since you completed mathematics courses (i.e. Math 10, 20, 30 or Math 13, 23, 33), you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the mathematics requirement for this program.

English Language Proficiency
 
  • CLBA 7
  • TOEFL Internet-based test score 71 (overall score)
  • IELTS Academic overall score of 6.0, with a minimum band score of 5.5
  • CELPIP General overall score of 7, with a minimum band score of 6
  • CAEL 60 (overall score)
  • Completion of ESLS 7000/ESLS 7100 (or ESLG 2101) and ESLW 7000/ESLW 7100 (or ESLG 2103) with a minimum of 80%
Note:  Meeting the English language proficiency requirement does NOT exempt the applicant from meeting the English academic coursework required for admission to this program.

Work Experience Requirements
To be eligible for Work Experience (BUSN1295), students must successfully complete all Accounting Technician certificate theory and lab courses.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,346.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,068.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,458.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 17, 2016. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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