Get professional training in accounting and payroll administration with Vancouver Career College’s Payroll and Income Tax Practitioner certificate program.
The program, which can be taken on either a full-or-part-time basis, is the right way to get a competitive advantage over your peers in the accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll fields.
In the program, you’ll pick up a working knowledge of best practices on accounting software, including Simply Accounting, QuickBooks Pro, and Sage 50 Accounting. You’ll also learn about payroll compliance legislation, key aspects of running a company payroll, the Canadian Income Tax Act, and effective income tax return preparation, in addition to sharpening your general office administration skills.
After receiving your Payroll and Income Tax Practitioner certificate, you’ll be eligible to access the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) Compliance Practitioner Program, at the level of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP).
The CPA also has a Work Experience Requirement (WERA), and you are required to have a passing grade of 65% or higher, including a transfer credit of Introduction to Accounting in your program to be certified. Additional information about the CPA’s program is at www.payroll.ca.
High school graduation or equivalent* OR mature student status**.
Minimum one year’s employment in a computerized office environment, or relevant education (transcript required).
*From an English language teaching institution.
**19 years of age upon starting classes, and pass college’s admissions test.
This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
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