36 Weeks, 410 Hours



The Payroll and Accounting program prepares students to work in the finance and payroll departments of business establishments. The Canadian Payroll Association’s (CPA) courses covered in this program apply towards the CPA’s Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent, or
  • Mature Student Status
  • Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction.
  • Full time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
  • Part time students may set their own schedules to a minimum of two training sessions per week. These times may be scheduled during the day, evenings, or on weekends.


Core Courses

  • Basic Bookkeeping Level 1
  • Basic Bookkeeping Level 2
  • Business Math
  • Microsoft Excel Level 1
  • Microsoft Excel Level 2
  • Microsoft Word Level 1
  • Payroll Compliance Legislation
  • Payroll Fundamentals 1
  • Payroll Fundamentals 2
  • Windows Level 1


Career Opportunities

Successful candidates can pursue careers in the financial sector, specially payroll, benefits, insurance, claims, and mortgage. Upward mobility in these vocations is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.

 Careers graduates find include:

  • Payroll Clerk
  • Benefits Clerk
  • Claims Clerk
  • Ledger Control Clerk
  • Insurance Clerk – Financial Sector