Accounting Assistant Diploma Capilano University




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Program Highlights

The two-year Accounting Assistant Diploma program gives students practical accounting skills, computer competence and basic management expertise that ensure success in the workplace.

Graduates gain a solid foundation in accounting/bookkeeping and general business knowledge with courses in management, quantitative methods, business law, finance, economics and communications during their second year.

Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare business emails, letters and memos using fundamental principles of grammar, punctuation, and written communication skills so that the message is clearly transmitted and demonstrates critical thinking.
  • Apply basic math skills in the computation of the numerical aspects of business situations and use basic business statistics in decision-making.
  • Analyze and record accounting transactions in both manual and computerized environment.
  • Operate Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint as software tools to be used in a business setting.
  • Produce an effective team project which links high-performance team concepts.
  • Use their resume, letters of application, interviewing techniques and other job strategies to seek employment and complete a two week practicum placement.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the main themes and ideas of microeconomic theory.
  • Analyze diverse business situations using an assortment of strategic management and business analysis techniques.
  • Recognize the effect upon business relationships of legal principles.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Accounting Assistant Diploma.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

CAD$18,210.00 (10,84,693) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution




Capilano University

2055 Purcell Way,


British Columbia (BC),

V7J 3H5, Canada

Entry requirement for international students

High school graduation

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 83 (internet-based score), 560 (paper-based score).
  • ELA (English Language Assessment Test): 145
  • Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 overall and no one scores less than 6
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test): 70
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English - Academic): 56
  • Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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