Accounting and Payroll Technician

Become an Accounting and Payroll Technician

Program Length:

32 weeks


  • ON Diploma

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    Start Dates

    April 22, 2024
    June 10, 2024
    July 29, 2024


    November 29, 2024
    January 31, 2025
    March 21, 2025
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    Become an Accounting and Payroll Technician

    Are you organized, focused, and detail-orientated? If so, then a rewarding career in Accounting and Payroll could be perfect for you!

    Training in Accounting and Payroll can open a wide range of career opportunities. Finance professionals work in almost every industry from non-profit to high finance. Course material starts with the basics and moves to more advanced content, covering Microsoft Office applications, financial and managerial accounting, payroll, business communications, and career management. Whether you choose a career in payroll, accounting, bookkeeping, or finance, Willis College trains you in-person or online for future success!

    Want to see if Online Learning is right for you?

    Join us every Tuesday at 6:30 pm EST to discover the possibilities of our flexible online schedule at Willis College. Our interactive sessions are designed to address any questions you may have, helping you determine if online learning aligns with your goals and preferences. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the benefits of our online programs.
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    Job Market

    Successful graduates of this program may pursue a wide variety of interesting and rewarding professions, including:

    • Administrative Officer
    • Bookkeeper
    • Customer Services Representative – Financial Services
    • Administrative Clerk
    • Accounting and Related Clerks
    • Payroll Clerk
    • Administrative Assistant

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $22.00
    High Wage ($/hr) – $35.00
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 1241, 1311, 1431 , 1432
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    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • Detail oriented people who are great at multitasking.
    • A mature student who has previous job experience looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills that are relevant to today’s job market.
    • A recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand business field.

    Why choose the Accounting and Payroll Technician program?

    • A mature student who has previous job experience looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills that are relevant to today’s job market.
    • If you want to fast-track to a new and exciting career in business.
    • Lifetime career services!

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg and Ottawa.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

    Is financing the only thing stopping you from attending school? We can help.

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