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Accounting Assistant Certificate


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Intake
  • Continuous

Study Options
  • Work
    Experience
  • Location
    Online
  • Campuses
    Kelowna

    Resources

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    City of Kelowna
  • Length
    19 Weeks
  • Tuition Levels (approx)
    $2485 Total
  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
    $860 Total
  • Credentials
    Certificate

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications may be submitted starting on November 1 for entry the following Fall semester, January 16 for the following Winter semester, and February 1 for the following Summer semester. Early application is strongly recommended.

Application Fee: $30

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. One of:

  • high school graduation (or equivalent)
  • mature student status (be at least 19 years old and out of high school for at least one year)

2. English

One of:

  • English 11 (67%)
  • Equivalent
  • English comprehension assessment (70%)

3. Math 

A. Students graduating from secondary school in or before 2012:

One of:

  • Applications of Math 11 (67%)
  • equivalent ABE Math course (67%)
  • basic business mathematics assessment (70%)

B. Students entering Grade 10 in or after 2010 and/or completing the new Math curriculum:

One of:

  • Pre-calculus 11 (60%)
  • Foundations of Math 11 (60%)
  • Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 11 (60%)
  • equivalent ABE Math course (60%)
  • basic business mathematics assessment (70%)

4. Successfully completed a computer fundamentals course (eg- OADM 167) and a word processing course (eg- OADM 100).

Non-Academic

  • keyboarding speed of 20 words per minute is desirable
Admission Advice

1. Mature applicants are encouraged to contact the department for a review of prior learning.

English Language Requirements

Summary

If English is not your first language, you must submit one of the following (minimum scores):

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper based), 213 (computer based), or 79 (internet based)
  • An academic IELTS overall band score of 6.5
  • A Okanagan College English Language Assessment (OCELA) of 6
  • 70% in each of ELSE 060, ESLW 061 and ESLR 062 for admission to a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Business Administration diploma, Commercial Aviation Diploma or Advance Culinary Arts diploma
  • 60% in each of ELSE 060, ESLW 061 and ESLR 062 for admission to Arts, Science, Computer Information Systems, and Engineering Technology programs
  • 70% in English 12 or equivalent for Business programs
  • 60% in English 12 or equivalent for Arts, Science, Engineering Technology, and most diploma programs
  • 50% in an English literature or composition course at a recognized university or college in Canada
  • Level 5 on the Language Proficiency Index for Business or Level 4 for Arts, Science, technology and most diploma programs
  • A degree or diploma from an accredited institution where English is the language of instruction 

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

Out-of-Province

For details on Regular Applicant admission check here.

BC Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on Transfer Student admission check here

Mature Student

For details on Mature Student admission check here.

 

International Student

For details on International Student admission check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

For details on Unclassified Student and Visiting Student admission check here.

How to Apply

For details on applying to Okanagan College check the Become a Student site here.


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