Bookkeeping courses

NOTE: These courses may be applied to toward the Bookkeeping for Small Business certificate program.

Current Course Offerings

Bookkeeping I
This course emphasizes the practical aspects as well as the theoretical foundations of bookkeeping. The course text, Accounting for Canadian Colleges, along with the working papers, is available at UFV bookstore. You should bring a calculator to class.

ABBOTSFORD campus
(80006 SDU BK01 A5A) Winston McNicol, 15 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $525.
Starts Sep 23

(80093 SDU BK01 A5B) Winston McNicol, 15 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $525.
Starts Oct 20

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(80007 SDU BK01 C5A) Gary Kwan, 7.5 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am-3:30 pm, $525.
Starts Sep 15

(80008 SDU BK01 C5B) Gary Kwan, 15 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-9:30 pm, $525.
Starts Sep 22


Bookkeeping II
Prerequisites: Bookkeeping I
This is a continuation of Bookkeeping I and covers preparation of financial statements, accounts receivable, accounts payable, subsidiary ledgers, bank reconciliations, payroll, GST, PST, and HST, trial balances, and year end. Same text and working papers as Bookkeeping I.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80228 SDU BK02 A5A) Christine Bricknell, 16 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $560.
Starts Sep 16

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(80082 SDU BK02 C5A) Gary Kwan, 16 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 12:30-3:30 pm, $560.
Starts Oct 1


Sage 50 Level I (Previously Simply Accounting)
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping Level I and II, and Payroll
This integrated bookkeeping/accounting software package is a small-business standard. The course covers journal entries, purchases/ sales orders and quotes, invoicing, receipts and payments for payables, receivables, and inventory. You will also become familiar with the reporting and tax features of Simply Accounting. Payroll is not covered. Purchase text at UFV bookstore prior to class.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(40167 MCW 35 A5C) Winston McNicol, 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535.
Starts Jul 22

(80017 MCW 35 A5A) Linda Swanepoel, 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535.
Starts Oct 28

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(40040 MCW 35 C5A) Patti Lamusse, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535.
Starts Jul 14. No class Aug 4

(80091 MCW 35 C5A) Linda Swanepoel, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $535.
Starts Sep 15

(80144 MCW 35 C5B) Gary Kwan, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–noon, $535.
Starts Oct 17


Sage 50 Level II (Previously Simply Accounting)
Prerequisite: Bookkeeping I & II, Payroll, and Sage 50 Level I
This course does not teach accounting fundamentals. Level II covers accounts setup, working with foreign currency, payroll transactions, security, year-end, budgets, and projects. Purchase text from UFV bookstore prior to class. We recommend that you purchase and bring a memory stick with a minimum storage capacity of 3gb.

ABBOTSFORD — Clearbrook centre
(80145 MCW 36 A5A) Debra Smith, 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, $405.
Starts Oct 6

CHILLIWACK — Canada Education Park
(80118 MCW 36 C5B) Gary Kwan, 7 sessions, Mon, Wed, Fri, 9 am–noon, $405.
Starts Nov 10

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