Businesses are looking for bookkeepers everyday! Develop the knowledge and skills to enter this in-demand career. Learn areas of bookkeeping such as: bank reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, payroll and much more.
The Certified Bookkeeper credential from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) is the professional standard. The Professional Bookkeeper Program at NVCC is designed to prepare for this credential or meet your needs for a specific area of bookkeeping such as payroll or inventory management. This accelerated program will have you job-ready in just 5 months.
Pending Approval for WIOA Funding.
Certified Bookkeepers are to bookkeeping what CPA's are to accounting; the cream of the profession. The four courses in this certificate program focus on preparing you for the AIPB Certified Bookkeeper exams by helping you master the skills and knowledge required for certification. These include:
- Bookkeeping Practices - 30 hours
- Mastering Correcting and Adjusting Entries - 21 hours
- Mastering Depreciation and Payroll - 24 hours
- Mastering Inventory, Internal Controls and Fraud Prevention - 18 hours
Start your program by taking Bookkeeping Practices. This is the foundation to build your knowledge of specialized bookkeeping functions and is a prerequisite to other courses in the program. Next select one or all of the credentialing courses. These may be taken in any order.
An NVCC Proficiency Certificate will be awarded to students who successfully complete all four
Bookkeeping courses in the program. In order to achieve the Certified Bookkeeper credential, you will need to complete an application to the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) at a cost of $210 which enables you to take the three exams, one for each course. Students are advised to take each exam following the completion of each course. Textbook and learning materials are included in the cost of each course.