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Continuing Education

Quickbooks Desktop Accounting


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

A quicker approach to accounting

Discover the efficient and effective approach to managing financial information – QuickBooks, the popular and powerful accounting software that fulfills the bookkeeping needs of small- to medium-sized businesses.

Learn proper manual bookkeeping practices for small business and then launch into QuickBooks to keep up-to-date with receipt of vendor invoices, manage account payables, and complete payroll in record time.

QuickBooks streamlines the financial paperwork so you can keep doing what you do best.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

This certificate will enable you to take your bookkeeping skills to the next level. The curriculum begins with the fundamentals of accounting and progresses to software-based bookkeeping with QuickBooks Desktop.

After graduation

A QuickBooks Desktop Accounting Certificate will be awarded upon the successful completion of the program's 6 core courses.