Increase your value to employers.

Administrative Assistants provide critical support to businesses of all sizes within various industries.  Individuals with added bookkeeping skills are even more valuable as they are able to provide accounting and bookkeeping support in addition to their administrative tasks.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

Robertson College's Administrative Assistant / Bookkeeper diploma program is designed to give you an understanding of office procedures, bookkeeping, and Sage computerized accounting software.  As a graduate of this program, you will be able to obtain an entry-level position as an Administrative Assistant or Bookkeeper.

  • Gain basic knowledge of common office procedures and develop professional business skills necessary to communicate in a dynamic workplace
  • Learn bookkeeping basics and how to perform day-to-day financial transactions, including general journal entries, accounts payable and receivables and the operation of petty cash
  • Transition the concepts of manual bookkeeping to a computerized accounting environment
  • Learn proper typing techniques and improve your keyboarding accuracy
  • Learn to perform functions common to all Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Administrative Assistant / Bookkeeper Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum where you will be working alongside industry professionals.

what you could be earning in less than one year$26,998 - $48,006wage data taken from:
program duration22 Weeks
  • Benefit from hands-on learning in a small class environment
  • Learn from industry instructors who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • Multiple intakes throughout the year
  • Lifetime career services to help you conduct a thorough job search
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in businesses of all sizes across a variety of sectors.

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Executive Assistant
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Accounting Clerk

Upcoming Event

Administrative & Accounting Programs Information Session

Are you looking to develop the office and technical skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in office administration or accounting? Learn more about the Administrative Professional, Administrative Professional / Bookkeeper, Accounting Assistant and Accounting & Payroll Administrator programs at Robertson College at our upcoming information session.  [ More Information ]

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