Bookkeeping Professional

In the current market, job-seekers are looking for something to differentiate themselves.  For office workers, a solid administrative foundation is a necessary base, but those wishing to take the next step into a specialized position will need more.  RMC’s Bookkeeping Professional program is designed to enhance your existing office skills with Bookkeeping skills, including budgeting, cost management, payroll administration and industry leading software like Quickbooks and Sage.

This program is designed for students wishing to take their administrative career to the next level, or for entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to make sure their business runs efficiently and follows best practices.

The Bookkeeping program is one semester if taken full-time but students may take courses casually as well.  Courses take place during the evenings and weekends.  The program is taught using an online model.

Now accepting Fall applications.
To view the Fall schedule, click here.

To view the Bookkeeping textbook list, click here.

Recent graduates of RMC’s Administrative Office Specialist program can obtain transfer credit for some courses in this program should they wish to take their original learnings further.

Academic Requirements:

  • Completion of Grade 12 (or equivalent) or 19 years of age or older.

English Language Requirement:

  • Completion of English 12, or equivalent, or a satisfactory demonstration of written and verbal English ability as determined by the College (View the college’s complete English Language Requirements)

Application Requirements:

  • Completion of Application form

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Fall Intake (2024)

  • Applications now open!

Program Fees

Program Fees for 2024-25 are as follows:

  • Application Fee: $30
  • Tuition: $3,250
  • Technology & Library fee: $50 per semester, when enrolled in studies.
  • Textbook’s extra and purchased by students.

Course Instalment Plans (CIPs) to pay program fees monthly, are available for students meeting certain conditions.  This program is not applicable for student loans.

Bookkeeping Professional

Course CodeCourse NameCourse HoursCostCourse Description
ADMN 1001Bookkeeping Level 130$406Graduates of the Bookkeeping course will be able to enter the job market with confidence in a role that requires bookkeeping skills. This course is designed for individuals who have no knowledge of bookkeeping or are currently working in a bookkeeping role but need more technical knowledge to work confidently.
ADMN 1002Bookkeeping Level 230$406This course expands upon the material taught in Level 1, providing an introduction to payroll, income tax, cost management and budgeting.
CMNS 1100Professional Communications45$609In today's fast paced world of text messaging and other instant forms of communication, resulting in "information overload", clarity in business writing has become increasingly vital. Ensuring your message is read, understood and a call to action fulfilled is an essential factor to the success of any business and workplace environment. Learn how to effectively write letters, emails, blogs and proof copy that eliminates confusion and misunderstandings and promotes a positive working environment both internally and externally.
BCAP 1120Microsoft Excel Level 1
30$406Become proficient in using MS Excel; a "must have" for the office to the warehouse environment. Using Microsoft® certified manuals, master essential skills, to create professional and functional spreadsheets. This popular and user friendly program is used to calculate and analyze data such as budgets, expenditures, financial forecasts and to also convert this data into charts and graphs. Learn how to efficiently use the ribbon to create worksheets, input numbers and text, format columns and rows, specify calculations creating formulas and values, compile and sort database lists, link information from different spreadsheets, create charts and graphs and so much more.
BCAP 2120Microsoft Excel Level 215$203Build on skills learned in MS Excel Level 1. Using Microsoft® certified manuals, explore advanced functions such as conditional and custom formatting, use of advanced filters, using Macros, advanced chart elements, pivot tables, lookup functions and much more.
ADMN 1020Budgeting and Cost Management22.5$305
ADMN 1040Payroll Administration22.5$305
BCAP 1311Sage Level 122.5$305
BCAP 1321Quickbooks Level 122.5$305

The BC Employer Training Grant is a provincial grant available to employers who want to fund an employee’s education and covers 80% of training costs.

Information about the grant can be found here: https://www.workbc.ca/find-loans-and-grants/industry-and-employers/bc-employer-training-grant

Note, the grant must be applied for by the employer.

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