Program Overview

A Bookkeeping Certificate will provide you with a well-rounded understanding of the complete bookkeeping cycle, from how to set up a company through the full year’s business cycle for both a manual and computerized accounting systems.

This program is designed to train our future bookkeepers; the ground level accounting professional who can expertly analyze day-to-day transactions, and report them accurately within the accounting cycle. Bookkeepers manage the processing and tracking of all pertinent financial information to a business. They provide timely information to owners and managers for sound and informed decision-making. Since all businesses need to manage and organize their financial transactions, bookkeepers perform an essential role in every sector of the economy.

Where can this take me?
There are a variety of pathways you can take once you've completed the Bookkeeping Certificate. Some potential careers in Bookkeeping include:

  • Assistant Bookkeeper
  • Entry Level Bookkeeper
  • Senior Bookkeeper
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Auditing Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Office Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Program/Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable

Example of salaries for Bookkeeping professionals.

DDI_LogoThrough the Digital Delivery Instruction (DDI) initiative we are offering an exciting opportunity to get your Bookkeeping Certificate! DDI is a classroom that uses interactive, real-time instruction delivered with video technology and supported through a classroom at your chosen campus. It enables students and communities to access more programs through the use of cutting-edge video conferencing technology. You can now take the Bookkeeping Certificate from the Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, Prince George, Quesnel, or Vanderhoof campuses. 


Apply to this program by completing an online application form or by downloading and submitting the application form to the Admissions office. This program has a $40 non-refundable application fee.


For more information on applying


Office of the Registrar hours

Mon - Thurs, 9am-4pm
Fri, 9:30am-4pm

Program info


  • Varies by course


  • $397-$592/course plus fees

Fees are approximate and may not include textbooks or materials.