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Accounting Technology

As an accounting technician, you will have a working knowledge of fundamental accounting procedures. This program will enable you to develop the skills necessary to maintain accounting records for businesses and to prepare personal and corporate income tax returns.

If your grades in the areas of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Law, Economics and Computers are acceptable, you may be granted credit exemptions by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Advanced Certificate in Accounting and the CPA Prerequisite Education Program, as well as at other colleges and universities.

The program offers real world experience, on the job training, hands-on projects, and industry speakers, which, combined with creative teaching methods, give students the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive understanding of today’s business practices.

Students are required to complete eight weeks of on the job training in the second year of the program.

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential Issued: Diploma, Accounting Technician
Minimum passing grade per course:

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Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Private industry
  • Public Accounting
  • Government
  • Self employment

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market. This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 1311.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Resumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Open Academic Studies program

Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the Open Academic Studies program.

Credit Courses

Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.

Tuition & Fees

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Degree Pathways

For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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