Accounting & Payroll Administration (APA)

(Approved vocational program by the Ministry of  Colleges & Universities - Govt. of Ontario)

We are enrolling new students for our Diploma and Certificate programs online and via phone & email. During this period of lock-down our students are able to continue their education through instructor led online classes and in-class practical sessions in small groups, to be job ready in their respective field of study.

Program Overview 


Do you have a strong interest in gaining in-depth knowledge of accounting, payroll, business and related skills applications in the job-focused Accounting and Payroll Program? The Accounting & Payroll Administration (APA) program at Springfield College has been designed with expert knowledge and skill expertise of Accounting and payroll System to prepare the students with a solid foundation in accounting system and fundamental accounting principles to acquire all needed information and skill set for employment in Canadian business and office settings. Our Accounting & Payroll Administration Program is balanced with the fundamentals of payroll, accounting, human resources and other computer skills to help students succeed in today’s hi-tech work environment. The Accounting & Payroll Administrator Program at Springfield College trains students to perform essential accounting responsibilities such as tracking financial records and transactions, as well as handling payroll and billing functions.

This program opens the doors to a variety of employment opportunities for the students with the definite potential for the growth and advancement in the Canadian accounting and payroll system.  

​Our teaching schedule and classes for these programs are conveniently arranged for the students to accommodate their busy life and important responsibilities and commitments of their daily life. Moreover, our programs are designed to prepare the students for a lifelong career in their fields of interest with larger than life, knowledge with satisfaction experience!!


Career Prospects and Opportunities 


You can earn  between C$18 - C$29 per hour and above and work- Part time/Full time

There are plentiful job opportunities for a Diploma holder in Accounting & Payroll Administration (APA) program.

​The work opportunities include following, but not limited to-

Accounting clerk

Accounts payable clerk

Accounts receivable clerk

Account records clerk - payroll

Assistant paymaster

Benefits and pension plan officer

Audit clerk

Billing clerk

Budget clerk

Finance clerk

Invoice clerk

Ledger clerk

Tax clerk

Benefits officer - payroll administration

Pay accounts clerk

Pay clerk

Pay verifier

Payroll administrator

Payroll clerk

Payroll machine operator

Payroll officer

Salary administration officer

Timekeeper - payroll

​​Academic Requirements 

​​Students should meet the following minimum requirements:

An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or

Students are 18 years of age or older and pass a qualifying RAI / CAAT with Grade D.


Policy for granting credits or advanced standing:


If student has a college or university level subject similar to a Springfield College subject, he/she may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Standing credit at College. If his/her request for advanced standing is successful, the student will not be required to take the subject.

Any given subjects can receive credit to a maximum percentage (i.e. 30%) of the entire program hours.

Program Duration 


25 weeks In-Class training program

Schedule- (Morning, Afternoon or Evening Classes)

Admission open for Current Month Intake.

Contact immediately: 905-216-1600;

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