Atlantic Business College

Accounting Technician and Bookkeeper

Accounting Technician and Bookkeeper-2 Years

This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively in entry-level accounting and bookkeeping positions in business and industry. The program focuses on day-to-day operational bookkeeping and managerial accounting in a computerized business environment.


Fredericton, NB  Canada

Full Time

2 years (4 semesters)
Graduates will be prepared for employment in small business, as well as entry-level positions in medium- and large-sized corporations. You might find positions such as:
  • Administrative Professional
  • Administrative Assistantr
  • Executive Assistant
  • Office Assistant
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable Administrator
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk
  • Receptionist


1. Applicants must have completed 12th grade with English Credits or Credits on transcripts

2. The language of instruction at Atlantic Business College is English. In addition to the academic admission requirements, all applicants for whom English is not their first language and/or are coming from countries where English is not an official language, must provide proof of language proficiency.

3. Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Atlantic Business College’s English language Proficiency requirements:

English language Proficiency:

  1. TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet based test (IBT) – Overall 80 with the minimum in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.or
  2. International English Language Testing (IELTS) Academic Level with scores at or above overall average of 6.0 AND no band below 5.5
  3. (IELTS is not required if the candidate is from an English-speaking country.)
  4. Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) with a score of Certificate and Diploma. Minimum score of 58 with no subject test less than 49 means (49L,49W,49S,49R)
  5. Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test (CAEL) (the online or in-person test) with a score of:  Certificate and Diploma Overall band score of 60
  6. CELPIP : Overall 7 no band below than 6 ( 6L,6W,6S,6R) or
Semester 1
  • Word
  • Professional Office Procedures
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Records Management
  • MS Excel
  • Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting
Semester 2
  • Event Co-Ordination & Sponsorship
  • Document Transcription (completion compulsory) 5
  • Outlook
  • Proofreading & Editing
  • Labour Standards & Employment
  • Law
  • Access
Semester 3
  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Personal Tax Returns
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • College Reading & Writing Skills
  • Business Computing Applications I
  • Business Mathematics I
Semester 4
  • Introductory Financial Accounting II
  • Introduction To Payroll Administration
  • Introductory Cost Accounting
  • Excel in Accounting
  • Advanced Personal Tax Returns
  • Accounting Applications I


Total Fees Payable:

First year- Tuition: $9695.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 plus 5% tax

Second year- Tuition: $5595.00
Textbooks: $1750.00 plus 5% tax

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