Accounting & Payroll (CPA) Diploma

Mature student status (19 years of age or older). Non native English speakers require proof of score of  60% on ULI ESL testing (or equivalent from other standardized testing mechanisms). Domestic students require minimum score of 7 on Wonderlic Aptitude test and pass an interview with the ULI admissions department. International students need to pass an interview with ULI admissions department.  May be required to take ULI ESL program to bring English to the prerequisite level of acceptance.

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CPA Certification
Payroll Compliance Legislation, Payroll Fundamentals Fundamentals 1&2

780 Hours
Bookkeeping & Accounting
Accounting Fundamentals 1&2, Sage 50 1&2, QuickBooks 1&2, Payroll & Taxes

200 hrs
Applications & Technologies
MS Office Suite (choose 1 of the following)

60 hours

MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook

80 hours
Job Search Skills
  • Employment / Practicum Readiness
  • English Conversation OR Business Communications; and Administrative Office Procedures
  • (may be exempt if score higher than 70%)
Work Experience

100 hours

Courses may be modified or substituted as required to facilitate success in standardized testing or changes in standardized requirements. Alternate courses may be chosen to replace exempted course requirements based on experience and/or testing results.100 hours Exam Preparation may be included in total hours. There is voluntary additional support available with the instructor(s) at $50/hour. Course delivery subject to enrollment and may be altered

"This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of advanced Education, Skills & Training."

Course & Hours Details
Courses Hours
CPA Certification  780
Payroll Compliance Legislation 260
Payroll Fundamentals 1 260
Payroll Fundamentals 2 260
Bookkeeping & Accounting  200
Accounting Fundamentals Level 1 30
Accounting Fundamentals Level 2 30
Sage 50 Level 1 30
Sage 50 Level 2 30
QuickBooks Level 1 30
QuickBooks Level 2 30
Payroll & Taxes 20
MS Office (Choose one of the following) 60
MS Windows 60
MS Word 60
MS Excel  60
MS PowerPoint 60
MS Access  60
MS Outlook 60
Job Search Skills 80
Employment Readiness 20
English Conversation OR Business Communications; and Administrative Office Procedures 60
Work Experience  100

                                                                                                    Total Hours: 1220 Hrs


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