Diploma in Accounting & Payroll Administration

Diploma in Accounting & Payroll Administration


TYPE: Diploma
RECOGNITION: Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
DURATION: 36 Weeks
TIME: Morning or Evening
TUITION FEE: Call Toronto 416.441.2900 | Mississauga 905.281.1414
FINANCIAL AID: Government funding available for those who qualify
FINANCIAL OPTIONS: Other financial options for tuition 
OFFERING CAMPUSES: Toronto or Mississauga
SPECIALITY: CPA Certified Instructors with 20 years of experience
CURRICULUM: Download below

For Whom:

Students who enjoy working with calculations and formulas, who are detail-oriented, have analytical skills can apply for the program. Citi College welcomes new immigrants, Laid-off employees, fresh graduates, high school graduates.

What you get:

Recognized Diploma from Citi College of Canadian Careers. The Accounting and Payroll Administration program prepares graduates for both computerized accounting and payroll jobs. Graduates are qualified to take the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification offered by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).


You will be taught by CPA certified instructors with over 15 years of industry experience.

Career Services:

Citi College career services program will coach you through the career preparation courses, answering career-related questions, providing feedback, connecting you to the resources and opportunities. Moreover, our graduates will also get assistance in preparing the resume, mock interviews, and so on.

How to Start:

Request more information online and our admissions representative will provide you detail information about admission procedure, funding options, campus tour etc.

Graduate Career Opportunities:

  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Compliance Officer
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Benefits Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Bookkeeper

Employers and Salary Info:

  • Major Government & Private Sector Corporation
  • See our Career Services Section for Employers

Average Wage ($/hr) –$25.00
High Wage ($/hr) –$30.00
Source: Labour Market Information 2016


Graduates are eligible to write Canadian Payroll Compliance Exams (PCL) and
Payroll Fundamentals PF1 & PF2.
Exam vouchers may be purchased at an additional cost.

NOC Codes:

  • Accounting and Related Clerks: 1431
  • Bookkeepers: 1231
  • Payroll Clerk: 1432
  • Administrator: 1441