Bookkeeping Specialist Short-Term Training Certificate

A career in bookkeeping allows you to work in many different types of businesses and industries. this certificate course includes theory and hands-on applications. Learn the vital information you'll need to help any business or organization manage their financial records.

Courses included:

  • Bookkeeping Level 1 & 2
  • QuickBooks 
  • Understanding and Preparing Financial Statements
  • Bookkeeping Practicum

Career Opportunities

Individuals completing this non-credit certificate may find employment as an account clerk, billing coordinator, billing analyst, or statement processor.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Billing and Posting Clerks




Source: 2022 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Hawkeye Community College cannot guarantee employment or promotion.

Enrollment Requirements

  • Basic computer skills are recommended.

Completion Requirements

Students must complete all of the courses and achieve 80% on the practicum in order to receive a certificate. All courses, including practicum must be completed within one year of initial registration.

Class Information

Class meets: January 23 – April 2, 2024 on Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00–9:00pm.

Location: Cedar Falls Center 

Cost: $1,199


Register online for the Bookkeeping Specialist Certificate or call 319-296-4290.

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Contact Information

Continuing Education Manager

Lucas Plouff
Email Lucas Plouff

Cedar Falls Center

5330 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

319-266-6772 (fax)
Email Business and Community Education

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