QuickBooks Essentials

Certificate of Achievement | Code: 1432

About the program

The QuickBooks Essentials Certificate of Achievement, supports those who need to learn how to use QuickBooks software. Students learn software features, helpful shortcuts and useful tips from QuickBooks experts. As part of their learning activities, students will create a company in a QuickBooks environment, including its chart of accounts and financial reports. Students will also learn how to prepare payroll data, process payroll transactions, set up and manage inventory, operate with multicurrency, customized forms and using advanced reporting. Graduates will be confident to organize the accounting of their own small business or work efficiently as a supporting member of an accounting team in small or medium sized company. Students who have an accounting background may be able to gain advanced standing for the Accounting Basics course in the program, please contact the program coordinator for further details.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 3 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will be confident to organize the accounting of their own small business or work efficiently as a supporting member of an accounting team in small or medium sized company. Students who have an accounting background may be able to gain advanced standing for the Accounting Basics course in the program, please contact the program coordinator for further details.

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Program outcomes

  • Use specialized software to create a company in the QuickBooks environment and set up its chart of accounts.
  • Perform specific accounting operations such as entering accounts receivable and payable transactions for daily and periodic processing using QuickBooks Software.
  • Complete specialized tasks using the QuickBooks software such as producing financial reports throughout the accounting cycle, preparing payroll data and processing payroll transactions.

Program related resources

Program contact

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Upcoming Registrations

Mark your calendars for our upcoming registration dates so you can plan your future.

Spring Registration: February 4, 2019
Fall Registration: July 8, 2019