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Workplace Communication Skills for Accounting and Finance

This course is delivered in a blended format that integrates virtual or in-person classes and online activities. It is 180 hours usually delivered over 10–18 weeks.

This practical course will help you

  • understand business, accounting and financial workplaces in Ontario.
  • interact effectively with customers, colleagues, suppliers, financial officers and government officials.
  • network and connect with local employers and employment resources.
  • learn how to use your workplace communication training in a variety of business and financial settings.

Small-group exercises based on everyday communication tasks in accounting and finance will help you

  • practise common on-the-job communication to improve your workplace language skills.
  • develop strong interviewing, networking and career-building communication skills.

Minimum eligibility requirements considered by colleges include:

  • you have training or experience in accounting or finance.
  • you have a valid language proficiency of at least level 5 in Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB).  Some colleges may ask for a higher CLB level.
  • you are a permanent resident, convention refugee/protected person, Ukrainian temporary resident or their dependant in Canada (until March 31, 2025), or temporary resident affected by the crisis in Gaza (showing “MOME2023” in status documentation until March 31, 2027).
  • you live in Ontario.

Some colleges may request additional information.

See all Business courses and modules.

Workplace Communication Skills for Accounting and Finance is offered at the following colleges in 2023-2024:

COLLEGE LOCATION OR VIRTUAL DELIVERY PHONE NUMBER / EMAIL
Centennial Toronto 416-289-5000 x 57405 / oslt@centennialcollege.ca
George Brown Toronto 416-415-5000 x 6980 / oslt@georgebrown.ca
Mohawk Hamilton 905-575-1212 x 3092 / learnEnglish@mohawkcollege.ca
Niagara Niagara-on-the-Lake 905-641-2252 x 4188 / oslt@niagaracollege.ca
Seneca Toronto +1-416-764-9722 / oslt@senecapolytechnic.ca
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