Computerized Accounting

QuickBooks 1 • Level 1

Become a confident QuickBooks user by learning how businesses organize all their finances in one place. The key concepts of this course include how to create and manage a company, create invoices and track sales, pay bills and track purchases, banking and correct errors, and customize reports. Minimum skill requirements: Before enrolling in this course, participants should possess basic computer skills including mouse operation, creating folders, creating files and saving files into folders; and some experience with browsing the Internet. We offer basic computer course if you require acquisition of these skills. Students are advised to bring a USB Flash drive.



QuickBooks 2 • Level 2

The key concepts of this second course include dealing with physical inventory, working with balance sheet accounts and budgets, using QuickBooks for payroll, working with estimates and time tracking and customizing and integrating in QuickBooks. Students are advised to bring an USB Flash Drive.

Prerequisites: QuickBooks 1


QuickBooks Workshop /Advanced Topics

In this class, students complete a simulation with source documents for a more real world hands-on learning of QuickBooks.  Topics covered include editing payment terms, importing IDF files, setup fixed assets and depreciation transaction, customer deposits, logos on invoices and checks, and more.

Accounting Basics

This course is a great foundation for students expecting to take our QuickBooks and Accounting courses and requires no prior accounting knowledge. It is a perfect accompaniment for a computerized accounting course and an excellent option for small business owners and others who simply need better understanding of accounting basics. We will cover a brief history of accounting and its origins, learn the accounting equation: Assets=Liabilities + Owner’s Equity. This course will include an integrative case study with Dan Driver as he starts his business; his accounting needs grow with each lesson, T-accounts and general journal, and their uses in accounting. It provides business transaction analysis steps, works through the entire accounting cycle using various small business case studies, and ends with a mini practice case study wherein students do the accounting for an entire month and prepare financial statements.


Tax Preparer

Students will learn basic federal income tax theory and concepts. Learn manual and computer assisted programs to prepare tax returns. An introductory course designed to prepare you for career opportunities in the tax preparation field.


Payroll Accounting

This courses designed for those students seeking employment as payroll clerks. The course will cover fundamental principles of payroll tax law as defined by Federal, State, and local government. It will also include discussion of Social Security, Federal and State Unemployment Insurance, Workmen’s Compensation Insurance, and journal entries to record payroll information. Students will gain experience in input, processing and reporting payroll tax-related transactions and events within the context of both manual and computerized payroll systems.