2020-21 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 OADM 143 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.

Program Outline

BOOK 100 Spreadsheets for Bookkeeping
BOOK 110 Payroll Administration
BOOK 120 Computerized Accounting

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete each course with a minimum grade of 70% to receive the certificate.

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


2020-21: $1,464.54


Please note, all three courses cannot be taken in the same term. BOOK 100 is a prerequisite for BOOK 110.

Available by Distance/Online or in class.

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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 08/05/2020