The Basic Bookkeeping Assistant Program provides the skills and workforce preparation needed for careers in accounting support occupations.

You will gain knowledge in the basics of manual and electronic bookkeeping, recording daily business transactions, accounts receivables/payables, balance sheets/financial statements, payroll, and Quickbooks.  The curriculum also prepares you for a pathway to credit business programs. 

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Complete the following courses to earn a certificate!

Required Courses (two required courses):

  • BUSN 7508 - Quickbooks Essentials
  • And one of the following:  BUSN 7308 - Basic Bookkeeping  -OR-  BUSN 7509-Payroll Essentials 

Recommended Electives:

  • BUSN 7501 - Math Essentials for the Workplace
  • BUSN 7307 - Basic Business Math  

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses. 

Request Your Certificate

If you have completed and passed all of the required courses, submit the petition form “Petition for Certificate of Completion."

Petition for Certificate of Completion

Steps to Get Started

Use the guide below to start taking classes in the Basic Bookkeeping Assistant Program. For more detailed instructions, go to How to Take Noncredit Classes

  1. Check course availability in Schedule of Classes

    To find Basic Bookkeeping Assistant courses in the class schedule, look for the subject “Business Noncredit”.

    Go to Class Schedule

  2. Choose which type of student you are:

    Follow these steps if you are new to PCC OR returning after an absence of 1 or more major semester(s):

    1. Apply to Noncredit
      • Create an OpenCCC account if you don’t have one already.

    2. Receive Welcome Letter via email

    3. Activate your LancerPoint account

    4. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    5. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN# 

    Follow these steps if you are a current or continuing PCC student (noncredit or credit):

    1. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    2. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN#