QuickBooks Course

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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 the 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 QuickBooks skills and expertise with potential employers. The QuickBooks Certified User Examination includes 50 simulation-based questions and a candidate has 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 meet the following criteria:

  1. A minimum of a high school diploma, 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course; and
  2. English Language Proficiency Requirements.

For more details, please see our Admissions Policy.


This course is delivered in-class from our Vancouver campus.


33 hours.


September 9, 2019 – September 25, 2019

  • Classes will be held Monday to Thursday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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  1. Introduction;
  2. Inventory and Services;
  3. Vendors and Accounts Payable;
  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. Click here for the System Requirements for QuickBooks.

Please note: Intuit QuickBooks Desktop is not compatible with MAC computers.

The registration fee for this course is $495*.

* Does not include the cost of all required materials and/or textbooks in the registration fee.