Accounting and Payroll Technician

Become An Accounting And Payroll Technician

Program Length:

Program Length:

32 weeks


  • MB Diploma

    Program Hours:


    Online Learning:


    Upcoming Start Dates

    May 1, 2023
    June 19, 2023
    August 7, 2023
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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 for future success!

    Our Winnipeg, Manitoba campus is registered with the Manitoba Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration as a Private Vocational Institution under the PVI Act.

    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!

    What Our Graduates Are Saying

    I left Willis College with a new-found confidence and a full-time job with a reputable company. I feel like there are endless opportunities for me now and I have a bright future ahead of me with a challenging and rewarding career. Willis College was one of the best decisions of my life.
    Laura Willey
    Willis College Program