Program Highlights

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Western College

128 Carolina Avenue

Stephenville, NL  A2N 2S5

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6083

Adult Learning Center

70 Main Street

Stephenville, NL  A2N 1J4

Tel: (709) 643-6444  Fax (709) 643-6467

The objective of this course is to give hands-on training in the key areas of financial and management accounting, as well as the implementation and operation of a computerized accounting system.

Graduates will have the necessary skills to keep a set of books, both manually and computerized.  The student will also be trained to implement internal controls and management accounting systems, such as budgeting and monitoring cash flows. The graduates will be equipped for a career in accounting.


Successful graduates of this program may meet the requirements to receive:

Program Duration

The program duration is a total of 55 weeks, which includes a 4 week work term.

Technical Skills


Internal Control

Bookkeeping & Financial Accounting

Intermediate & Management Accounting

Computerized Accounting with Sage 50

Computerized Accounting with Sage 300

Computer Skills

Computer Fundamentals / Keyboarding

Internet Communications


Word Processing Level I & II

Spreadsheets Level I & II

Database Management


Strategies for Student Success

Professional Skills

Career Planning & Preparation

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