2019-20 Calendar

Bookkeeping Certificate

The 123-hour Bookkeeping Certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills of the complete bookkeeping cycle, from how to set up a company through the full year's business cycle for computerized accounting systems. In this certificate, students will learn a computerized accounting program, apply their knowledge to spreadsheets, plus gain an indepth understanding of payroll administration.

Admission Requirements

  • BUAD 111 or OADO 140 and 141 or OADM 140 or BAC 11 and 12 or a minimum grade of 73% in Accounting 12 or equivalent.
  • A minimum grade of 60% in Okanagan College's Continuing Studies Computer Fundamentals or the Okanagan College's Continuing Studies Computer Fundamentals challenge test.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete each course with a minimum grade of 70% to receive the certificate.
BOOK 100 Spreadsheets for Bookkeeping
BOOK 110 Payroll Administration
BOOK 120 Computerized Accounting

Program Area:

Continuing Studies

Campus (Intake):

  • Distance (Jan, Mar, May, Sep, Nov)
  • Vernon (Jan)
  • Penticton (Jan)
  • Salmon Arm (Jan)
  • Kelowna (Jan)




  • Distance/Online
  • Part-Time


2019-20: $1,435.82


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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 10/21/2019