The purpose of the Accounting and Payroll Administrator Certificate program is to provide students with the skills necessary to understand and apply the principles of payroll administrator in a computerized office environment. This allows the student to pursue employment in many businesses growing in the global economy.
Brighton College has partnered with CPA (The Canadian Payroll Association), to deliver the PCP certification (Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certification) from Canadian Payroll Association. The structure of the certification consists of three courses. Once the students pass these three exams and Introduction of Accounting course, with the credit transfer fee paid to the CPA, the student becomes eligible for CPA/PCP certification. The student must pay the membership fee when the student applies the certification. Effective January 1, 2015, individuals who wish to obtain the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification must have at least one (1) year of weighted payroll experience obtained within five (5) years before or five (5) years after the start of the Payroll Compliance Legislation course. For more information regarding fees please visit http://www.payroll.ca/
The program duration is 19 Weeks:
17 Weeks theory classes, 4 Weeks practicum
The theory class is 25 hours per week:
20 hours lecture & discussion, 5 hours self-study or tutorials (upon request)
The Accounting Program is Accredited by:
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This certificate program will provide students with the opportunity to learn basic accounting, payroll and business principles, and to become trained and certified in payroll administration. Graduates from the accounting and payroll administration program can expect to find employment within a wide range of companies in a computerized office environment.