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Bookkeeping Skills (A) - Fall 2018

Course number : PDEV-500    Section number : C01
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Course Description:
Bookkeeping Skills is a thorough overview of basic bookkeeping emphasizing generally accepted accounting (GAAP) principles in completing procedures and statements required for the standard accounting cycle.
Bookkeepers play an essential and crucial role in keeping small businesses running and profitable. Whether you own your own business or want to be highly employable, having the skills to understand how businesses handle money and make profits will always serve you well. Bookkeeping skills are incredibly valuable and transferable to many different disciplines and work environments including working from the comfort of your home. This course will introduce you to the world of Bookkeeping including journals, ledgers, bank reconciliation, petty cash, GST and other related transactions.

Upon successful completion of Bookkeeping Skills, you will:
  • have a good understanding of GAAP principles.
  • understand basic bookkeeping.
  • have a foundation to begin a new career.
  • understand the flow of money through your business.
  • obtain a Recognition of Achievement certificate.
This course has no prerequisites.

Participants are required to buy the corresponding textbook "College Accounting: A Practical Approach (Cdn Ed)" by Slater & Zwicker and is available at the Lethbridge College Bookstore.
Other course materials are provided.
This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to,
This course is eligible for the Canada – Alberta Job Grant (CAJG), which will reimburse up to 2/3 of the costs of training for organizations that qualify. For full details on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and application forms, please visit

Class Details

12 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Instructional Building (IB)

Variety of Instructors 



Registration Closes On
Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/16/2018 - 11/22/2018 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lethbridge, Instructional Building (IB)  Map Variety of Instructors