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Accounting and Payroll Administrator

Diploma 41 weeks

As an Accounting and Payroll Administrator, you will play a key role in any business. Get an Accounting and Payroll Administrator diploma at CDI College to equip you for the demands of the current job market.

A Diploma in Accounting

By completing the Accounting and Payroll Administrator program, you’ll gain computer and office administration skills and a practical foundation in Accounting, Computerized Accounting Systems, and Payroll. Accounting courses will prepare you to enter the workforce by teaching you how to do journal entries, how to read financial statements, and how to adjust accounts. Bookkeeping courses will teach you the fundamental principles of reporting business activities.

Upon graduation, you will have on-the-job experience through a practicum placement. The practicum will take you beyond introductory principles as you’ll have the opportunity to practice your skills using industry-standard accounting software applications.

National Payroll Institute Designation

The National Payroll Institute’s PCP designation is the foundation for a successful career in payroll.  The PCP courses will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative requirements to keep your organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle. When you achieve the designation, you join a growing community of supportive professionals and gain access to the resources you need to stay current and compliant.

 

The PCP designation requires three core payroll courses, an Introduction to Accounting course transfer credit and one year of weighted payroll work experience:

 

  1. Payroll Compliance Legislation
  2. Payroll Fundamentals 1 – Prerequisite: Payroll Compliance Legislation
  3. Payroll Fundamentals 2 – Prerequisites: Payroll Compliance Legislation and Payroll Fundamentals 1
  4. Introduction to Accounting - must be completed at a post-secondary institution
  5. PCP Work Experience Requirement Application (a minimum of one year weighted payroll work experience

 

All PCP courses, including the Introduction to Accounting transfer credit course, require a passing grade of 65%.

 

For more information visit www.payroll.ca, or email the Professional Certification Department at certification@payroll.ca

 

Pathway Partnership

Through a pathway partnership, credits from this program can count towards a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yorkville University. Learn more on the pathway partnership page.

Delivery Method: in-class, distance or combined delivery.

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Campus Availability

  • Burnaby, BC
  • Richmond, BC
  • Surrey, BC
  • Vancouver, BC

My instructor has been a great teacher. His knowledge in the field makes it easy for students to understand and build confidence in themselves. The small classroom sizes makes it easy to get one-on-one assistance/help too.

Teresa M., Accounting and Payroll Administrator Graduate
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