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Accounting and Payroll Administration Program Summary

Trillium College’s Accounting and Payroll Administration (APA) diploma program gives you knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping practices specific to the Canadian marketplace. You will receive hands-on training in manual and computerised accounting systems and industry bookkeeping software. After completing our Accounting and Payroll Administration program, you will be prepared to become a nationally recognised Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) with the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).

Areas of Focus

This academic program covers information in the following subject areas:
  • Financial Accounting
  • Payroll Fundamentals
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payroll Compliance
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Word Processing and Spreadsheets
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Communication Skills

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of Trillium College’s Accounting and Payroll Administration program, you may find employment in a range of accounting, payroll and bookkeeping positions. Our program prepares you to qualify as a Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) member. A CPA membership opens up job opportunities at banks and other financial institutions; the government; small businesses; and at tax preparation, public accounting, and financial planning firms.

According to jobbank.gc.ca, you can earn a median salary of $20/hr as a Payroll Clerk (NOC 1431/1432).

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or mature student status (18 years of age)

Accounting and Payroll Administration Program Details

Trillium College’s Accounting and Payroll Administration diploma program prepares graduates to qualify as a nationally recognised Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) with the Canadian Payroll Association CPA. You will receive hands-on training in manual and computerised accounting systems and industry bookkeeping software. Trillium College’s Accounting and Payroll Administration (APA) diploma program gives you knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping practices specific to the Canadian marketplace and covers financial accounting, payroll fundamentals, payroll compliance, bookkeeping, and computerised accounting.

Accounting Schools in Ontario

The Accounting and Payroll Administration program at Trillium College is offered at the following accounting school locations:



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