Professional training

Accounting

Next sessions

September 7, 2021

January 25, 2022

Schedule

Offered online, Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 3:20pm

Exams are done on site

Location

163 rue Cleghorn, Saint-Lambert, Qc, J4R 2J4

Duration

1350 hours / 90 credits

Why enroll in this program?

No matter how big a company ever gets, the need for a good accountant is always there. Acquire the skills to meet the real needs of businesses today with teachers who have personally worked in the industry using the latest training techniques. Benefit from our experience and modern teaching methods. 

  • The program is officially recognized by the Québec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many kinds of jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • The technological skills you acquire are highly valued in today's business world.
  • You can start your own business or work freelance.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates at www.afe.gouv.qc.ca/en/

Program objectives

  • Provide students with the training needed to calculate and prepare purchase and sales invoices, receipts, payments, etc.
  • Give students the skills required to perform payroll functions, calculate prices, and manage cash.
  • Train students to carry out end-of-period and end-of-year accounting tasks.
  • Teach students how to complete an accounting cycle using accounting tasks.
  • Provide students with the skills needed to generate analysis reports and financial statements; to use spreadsheet, database, and presentation software; and to set up a basic accounting system.
  • Help students acquire oral and written business communication skills in both English and French.

Special features of the program

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Content of
program

Module title
Hours
Units
  • Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process
    30
    2
  • Research and exchange information
    60
    4
  • Produce tables and charts
    60
    4
  • Do calculations and prepare source documents
    30
    2
  • Format accounting-related correspondence
    60
    4
  • Write accounting-related correspondence in English
    90
    6
  • Process source documents in different types of companies
    60
    4
  • Handle cash
    45
    3
  • Use information related to legislation affecting businesses
    45
    3
  • Interact in a variety of professional situations
    30
    2
  • Communicate in French in an accounting context
    75
    5
  • Prepare the payroll
    30
    2
  • Write and format accounting-related correspondence in French
    60
    4
  • Organize and process data related to a company’s resources
    60
    4
  • Carry out daily tasks related to transactions involving receivables and payables
    60
    4
  • Ensure that they work efficiently
    75
    5
  • Perform calculations needed to determine the cost of goods and services
    75
    5
  • Perform end-of-period tasks
    75
    5
  • Perform year-end tasks
    75
    5
  • Produce an income tax return for an individual
    60
    4
  • Implement an accounting system
    45
    3
  • Commit themselves to the development of their career
    30
    2
  • Enter the work force
    120
    8