QuickBooks Essentials (Part-time)
- Certificate of Achievement
- Program Code:
- Continuing Education
About the ProgramThe QuickBooks Essentials Certificate of Achievement, supports those who need to learn how to use QuickBooks software. Students learn software features, helpful shortcuts and useful tips from QuickBooks experts. As part of their learning activities, students will create a company in a QuickBooks environment, including its chart of accounts and financial reports. Students will also learn how to prepare payroll data, process payroll transactions, set up and manage inventory, operate with multicurrency, customized forms and using advanced reporting. Graduates will be confident to organize the accounting of their own small business or work efficiently as a supporting member of an accounting team in small or medium sized company. Students who have an accounting background may be able to gain advanced standing for the Accounting Basics course in the program, please contact the program coordinator for further details.
Program InformationAll courses must be completed within 3 years of acceptance into the program.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older
- Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
- Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
- Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.
How to ApplyStudents may obtain a Conestoga College Program Application Form from any Conestoga College campus, OR by writing directly to the Registrar's Office, OR by using the college website at www.conestogac.on.ca/admissions/forms
Send completed applications to:
299 Doon Valley Dr
Canada N2G 4M4
How to Register for CoursesGo to How to Register for detailed registration information.
Graduate OpportunitiesGraduates will be confident to organize the accounting of their own small business or work efficiently as a supporting member of an accounting team in small or medium sized company. Students who have an accounting background may be able to gain advanced standing for the Accounting Basics course in the program, please contact the program coordinator for further details.
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Program Related Resources
- Use specialized software to create a company in the QuickBooks environment and set up its chart of accounts.
- Perform specific accounting operations such as entering accounts receivable and payable transactions for daily and periodic processing using QuickBooks Software.
- Complete specialized tasks using the QuickBooks software such as producing financial reports throughout the accounting cycle, preparing payroll data and processing payroll transactions.
Click on the course code or title below for a full description of the course. If available for registration, clicking on "Details" in the status column will open a new browser tab or window in the Student Portal.
|Course Code||Course Title||Status|
|ACCT1080||QuickBooks Level I
Description: This course is an introduction to QuickBooks 2016. Over the course of 6 modules, you will learn the how to make General Journal entries, enter payroll transactions; as well as enter Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable transactions and inventory transactions. We will also look at various reports used to analyze a business's financial activity.
|ACCT1085||QuickBooks Level II
Description: This course will build on the learning from the Introduction course and will include the following topics: setting up a new company, purchasing, inventory management, units of measure, estimates and progress billing, job costing, customizing invoices and other forms, multicurrency, budgeting and advanced reporting (customizing and memorizing).
Pre-Requisites: ACCT0010 or ACCT1080
|OLRN1715||Accounting Basics I
Description: Introduces the student to how accounting information is used by, and meets the needs of both internal and external users through effective and efficient communication as well as what accounting information is required by a business concern to reflect clearly the operating results of the enterprise over its operating life. Students will also be introduced to generally accepted accounting principles,the interpretation and preparation of financial statements and how this information is recorded in the various business records.
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