Applied Business Technology (online courses) Accounting Specialty
Learn the latest office management and technology skills at home. This web-based program will teach you what you need to perform a real world office environment. This e-learning certificate is a collaborative effort between community colleges and the Centre for Cirriculum Technology and Transfer to develop a collaborative online program for e-learners (COPE).
This certificate is offered 100 per cent online, part-time. Courses are accessed via a learning management system provided by BCcampus to its consortium institutions. All course resources, activities, instruction, and communications take place in an online learning environment. Instructional activities vary by course but typically include individual and collaborative group work.
Acquired skills and knowledge:
Effective oral and written communication techniques
Demonstrate time management techniques by determining work priorities
Create, revise, and process business correspondence and documents
Use word processing, spreadsheet and graphics software to perform a variety of assignments to the professional standards expected in an office
Part or Full‑time
VCC welcomes applications from
Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to
educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.
Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.
English 12 with a C grade or better.
Applicants whose first language is other than English and who are presenting foreign documents equivalent to Grade 12, must complete a VCC English language assessment.
Good finger/hand dexterity for operating office equipment and machines
Good command of oral and written English
Ability to understand and follow written instructions
Comfort and familiarity with the basic functions of a computer and the Internet
After you apply, you can check your to see if all of the requirements have been met or to update contact information.
Please use the temporary login ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN) that you used to complete your original online application.
Fees and Other Costs
$79.35 per credit hour
College initiative fee
$2.28 per credit hour
Student union fee
$24.81 per term
- Fees are approximate and subject to change without notice. Students making advanced payments for programs/courses or installment payments for current programs, will be required to pay increased rates. The application fee is non-refundable. For more information, see withdrawals and refunds specific to this program.
Note: All course/program information including course/program content, length, admission requirements, prerequisites, start/end dates, postponements and/or cancellation is subject to change without notice.