Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB) Equivalency

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring

About this part-time equivalency program ( What's this?)

The (CIB) is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to preparing you for professional positions in a financial environment. This part-time program is comprised of nine courses that include both theory and computer applications. Upon completion of the program, students will be governed by a code of ethics that sets out professional responsibilities and conduct. This series of courses provides you with the opportunity to take courses that you can apply towards the CIB academic requirements. Practical experience is required before qualifying for certification.

Program Delivery

CIB Requirement: Computer Applications I
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CIB Requirement: Computer Applications II
CIB Requirement: Bookkeeping I
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CIB Requirement: Bookkeeping II
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CIB Requirement: Computerized Bookkeeping I
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CIB Requirement: Cost Management
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CIB Requirement: Income Tax
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CIB Requirement: Payroll Administration
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CIB Requirement: Computerized Bookkeeping II
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One of the following must be selected as part of the CIB requirements.

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.

How to Obtain Your Equivalencies

To obtain credit for equivalency courses taken, individuals will be required to submit their application to the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB).

For further information on certification requirements, registration and membership, CIB can be contacted by:

Note: The CIB made changes to its academic requirements for certification. As such the CIB equivalencies available through Niagara College changed accordingly. Courses taken prior to the changes will be honored provided that all other requirements are met.

Exemptions

A grade of 65% is required in each course for exemption (certain exemptions may be subject to a time limit).

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time equivalency programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may follow the directions of the professional association to obtain your equivalencies.