Bookkeeping (BKKP)



Cambrian College, in cooperation with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), offers a program through Continuing Education for the part-time student leading to a career as a professional bookkeeper. CIB is a national non-profit organization dedicated to preparing men and women for greater financial job security as a Certified Bookkeeper.

The program consists of theory and hands-on computer applications. Practical experience is recommended before attempting to qualify for certification with the CIB. Upon completion of the program through Cambrian College, members with the Institute will be governed by a Code of Ethics, which sets out professional responsibilities and conduct. Exemptions are granted to students through the CIB when a grade of 65% or better is achieved in the Cambrian College courses. Certain courses may be subject to a time limit for registration.

For CIB membership and/or exemption information, visit their website at

Delivery Format

Part-time: Classroom, Independent Learning, Internet

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may find opportunities in both private and public sectors as bookkeepers, payroll officers, in accounts receivable and payable departments and as office clerks.

Admission Requirements

Unless otherwise stated for a specific course, any adult (minimum age 19), regardless of residence, previous schooling or experience, may enrol in any of the part-time courses for this certificate program.

How to Apply

Contact Continuing Education at (705) 566-8101, ext. 7373 or email:

Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

Fees are charged per course and will vary accordingly.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

Fees are charged per course according to current international rates and will vary accordingly.

Course Descriptions

Courses required are currently under review.  Please contact for assistance.


Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian’s programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.