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 a basic understanding of office procedures, bookkeeping, and Sage computerized accounting.  This program will enable you to obtain an entry-level position as an Administrative Assistant or Bookkeeper. 

  • Gain an understanding 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 learned in manual bookkeeping to a computerized accounting environment
  • Learn how to use a keyboard properly 
  • 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$25,600 - $41,600wage data taken from:
program duration22 Weeks
  • Multiple intake dates throughout the year means you can start the program whenever it is convenient for you - please contact us to find out the next start date
  • Connect with other students from all across Canada
  • Log in to your personalized learning portal 24/7 for access to your learning materials
  • Learn from business and accounting professionals with years of experience
  • A Student Advisor will be assigned to help you with all your inquiries
  • Lifetime career services are available for you wherever you are located in Canada to help you conduct a thorough and successful job search
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

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

Let’s Get Started

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