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Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping

Develop career skills in bookkeeping.

Gain in-depth knowledge of bookkeeping practices and applications that support it.

Certified bookkeepers are in demand as bookkeepers, accounts receivable/payable supervisors, payroll administrators, office managers and more.

Courses in this program are equivalent courses to help you attain the designation of Certified Bookkeeper from the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), a national non-profit organization dedicated to preparing individuals for professional positions and advancement in a financial environment. CIB’s objective is to establish professional and ethical standards within the bookkeeping profession.

RRC Polytech does not issue certificates or graduate students from the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping program.

  • Program Type
    Part-time
  • Credential
    Statement of Achievement
  • Program Delivery
    Online
  • Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Program Length
    Variable
  • Total Tuition / Fees for Courses
    $5,800 – $7,000
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration

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Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

LEARN ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.

TAKE CLASSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.

QUICKLY REGISTER FOR COURSES

Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts receivable/payable supervisor
  • Payroll administrator
  • Office manager
  • Budget coordinator
  • Assistant controller

AFFILIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

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Put everything learned towards a successful career.
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Instructors are up-to-date with challenges currently facing the industry and practical solutions.
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Study in up-to-date facilities resembling those in the industry.
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Log in and study as it suits you.
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Learn the teamwork skills for long-term success.
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Pace your learning in the way that works best for you.

Alumni Success

Our alumni confidently return to the workforce thanks to the numerous benefits provided by the program.

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UP-TO-DATE EQUIPMENT

Learning modern bookkeeping practices and the use of current computer applications helps build the confidence and skills needed to succeed.

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Instructors are highly educated and have the connections and the business experience needed to provide exceptional, up-to-date training.

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SELF-EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The bookkeeping field provides a rewarding career in both self-employment or working for an employer.

“I would recommend RRC Polytech to others. It was a perfect fit for my busy life as a student and mother of two!”

Carolyn Fox, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping program, you are ethical and detail-oriented. You also excel at mathematics and time management.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Creative
  • Critical thinker
  • Logical thinker
  • Team-oriented
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Collaboration
  • Commitment
  • Integrity
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem solving

INTERESTS

  • Clerical
  • Accounting
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving
  • Office management

All the Information You Need

MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

Start planning with peace of mind and get the information you need on one easy-to-find page. Review start dates, locations, book and equipment costs and program fees.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Celebrate and motivate your learning. Whether you’ve sprinted through the first term or just received your acceptance letter, find a variety of bursaries, scholarships and awards.

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OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

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DATES AND FEES

Start preparing with peace of mind. View information about courses and sections, including locations, delivery methods and costs. It only takes minutes to register and further your future.

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LIST OF COURSES

Plan out your preferred learning journey. Review a summary of this program’s courses to discover what you’ll learn and how an RRC Polytech education will help your career.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

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OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

Begin Your Journey

Get Started with RRC Polytech

Start Your Registration

Quickly gain the skills you need to stay ahead of evolving industries and reach potential employers. Register today and take advantage of a flexible, part-time education designed to boost your potential and help you achieve your career goals.

Funding Your Education

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and scholarships to help tackle your financial needs.

Future Student Events

Explore our upcoming information sessions and events to learn more about our programs and to get your questions answered.

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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