Course AvailabilityOnline: $1,695
Online classes are available for 90 days, from the time of purchase.
Bookkeeping has come a long way since the days of the abacus and adding machine. Today, bookkeepers must possess a well-rounded, diverse skill set to get hired or advance their careers. Professional bookkeepers who are in need of additional training to improve their skills often face the dilemma of how to balance studying with work and family obligations. Many busy bookkeepers have already discovered that the online Certified Bookkeeper course from Vista College can provide an affordable and convenient training solution.
Comprehensive Training That Can Lead to AIPB Certification
In many occupations, certification demonstrates a high level of proficiency and professionalism, and bookkeeping is no exception. Our Certified Bookkeeper course will prepare you to sit for and pass the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers certification exam. AIPB certification is highly coveted by employers across industries of all types, as it validates your bookkeeping expertise. Certification typically results in higher compensation; it will also give you a competitive edge when seeking internal promotions or applying for more lucrative positions at other companies.
Self-Paced Learning Covering a Wide Range of Relevant Topics
Our online Certified Bookkeeper course is a self-directed learning program where you can progress at a pace that is compatible with your individual learning style. The course is broken down into several relevant bookkeeping topics including:
- Accruals, Deferrals and the Adjusted Trial Balance
- Correction of Accounting Errors and the Bank Reconciliation
- Payroll Functions
- Internal Controls and Fraud Depreciation
You will also learn about the AIPB certification eligibility requirements, testing program and code of ethics. Our progressive training methodology provides the practical, hands-on skills that you can easily apply to your particular work environment. By the time you complete the program, you will be able to approach the certification exam with a high degree of confidence.
Prerequisites for the Certified Bookkeeper Program
The 140-hour Certified Bookkeeper program is designed for experienced bookkeepers; AIPB certification requires proof of two years of full-time or 3,000 hours of part-time bookkeeping work experience. To access our course materials, you will need a Web-enabled PC. Although our program is Mac compatible, your machine must be equipped with Microsoft Excel and Word. You will also need the Windows XP operating system or later version and Windows IE 7 or later Web browser. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are also required.
The Advantage of Online Vista College Learning Programs
The Vista College Certified Bookkeeper program enables you to study at home, at work or wherever you have Internet access. You can log in to the course and study at your convenience, without the pressure of a classroom environment. Six AIPB workbooks are included with your course materials at no additional cost. You will also have access to trained and knowledgeable instructors who are committed to providing the best possible learning experience. You have six months to complete the program, but if you need additional time, a free six-month extension is available.