QuickBooks Course (Online & In-Class)

Vancouver (604) 899-0803 / admissions@ashtoncollege.ca Send Inquiry / Apply
LIVE Online (604) 628-5784 / admissions@ashtononline.ca Send Inquiry / Apply

This course provides hands-on instruction on how to set up QuickBooks as a system for small businesses. Students will learn about the types of information they need to track in their business and will become familiar with the most common tasks required, as well as the more advanced functions of the software.

Students will learn how to create company files and deal with more advanced tasks for receivables, payables, inventory and payroll. Upon completion of this course, students will be advanced QuickBooks users and will be fully prepared to write an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination.

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Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination

Successful completion of the Examination validates a student’s QuickBooks knowledge and makes them an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU), which is the best way to communicate their skills and expertise with QuickBooks to potential employers. QuickBooks Certified User Examination includes 50 simulation-based questions. A candidate is given up to 50 minutes to complete the exam.

Note: The Intuit QuickBooks Certified User Examination is not included in the cost of the course and is not mandatory.

Applicants must be:

  1. High school graduates or 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course; and
  2. Proficient in English (please see policy 1002).


This course is offered both in-class and LIVE online.

  • In-class: delivered from our Vancouver campus.
  • Online: delivered LIVE online through face to face instructor-led webinars using Adobe Connect and Google Apps.


33 hours.


September 26, 2017 – October 10, 2017

  • Classes held every weekday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

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LIVE Online

September 12, 2017 – October 17, 2017

  • Webinars are held Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:00pm – 8:00pm.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Inventory and Services
  3. Vendors and Accounts Payables
  4. Customers and Accounts Receivable
  5. Employees and Payroll Reporting, Miscellaneous and Period End Procedures
  6. Setting Up Data Files and Customizing Settings
  7. Banking and Credit Cards
  8. Budgets, Insights Tab, Classes, Inventory and Security
  9. Additional Payroll Features
  10. Working with Foreign Currencies
  11. Miscellaneous Items

In-Class Students

It is recommended that in-class students bring a laptop with them to classes.

All Students

Click here for the System Requirements for QuickBooks.

The registration fee for this course is $495.