7 years Certificate


Canadore College, in cooperation with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), offers a program leading to a career as a professional bookkeeper.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.                        

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at

Upon completion of this program, students will be governed by a Code of Ethics that sets out professional responsibilities and conduct. A minimum grade of 65% (C+) is required in each course for certification. Certain courses may be subject to a time limit under the Currency and Redundancy Policy. For more information, visit the CIB website             

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.