General FAQs

Are classes online or in person?

Due to COVID-19, all Fintech courses are Live Online until further notice.

How do I apply?

You can apply by filing up the form here. Provide as much details as possible and a student success advisor will get back to you and answer all your questions.

What are the minimum tech requirements for attending a course Live Online??

To participate in our Live Online courses, you must have:

  • A computer with working speakers and microphone — a laptop or desktop computer is fine!

To make the most of your Live Online experience, we also recommend:

  • A working web cam (it doesn’t have to be the greatest quality)!
  • A comfortable desk and chair
  • A positive attitude!

Why Fintech’s training is so good?

We focus on providing “hands-on” practical knowledge and skills. Study material for our career pathways has been meticulously designed to provide an experience that resembles to industry.

How much time should I expect to dedicate to one of your courses?

Part-Time Courses: All our Part-Time courses require a minimum time commitment of approximately 3 to 9 hours a week.

Accelerated Courses: All our Accelerated courses run from Monday to Friday from 10am-4pm EST.

What kind of career support do you provide to Fintech Alumni?

We have some of the best Career Services in the industry. You’ll have access to our suite of Career Services such as resume reviews, interview practice, job referrals, and one-on-one coaching. You’ll receive the guidance you need from our team and community to land your first bookkeeper job, and the lifelong support you need to grow in your new career.

Do you provide certificates upon completion of one of your courses?

Students who complete our courses will receive a certificate a completion from Fintech College of Business and Technology.

Accounting and Bookkeeping FAQs

Can I manage taking accounting and bookkeeping courses along with my job?

Yes, you can manage work and accounting and bookkeeping courses at the same time. We provide Part-time courses and accelerated courses, depending on your schedule you can decide which will work best for you.

Will I get a job after taking the part-time Accounting & Bookkeeping course?

This course is intended to teach you foundational skills in accounting and bookkeeping. If you’re looking to make a career change into bookkeeping, you’ve started at the right place! This course is the first step of our Bookkeeping Career Pathway, a proven five-step process that will transform you from a Beginner Bookkeeper to a Professional Bookkeeper, fast

What skills do you need to be a good bookkeeper?

Bookkeepers need several skills to be successful in their roles, but the most commonly sought skills include strong math skills, computer literacy and data entry, a strong attention to detail and accuracy, verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills. Fintech’s accounting and bookkeeping course will setup you with these required skills.

What skills do you need to be a good bookkeeper?

Bookkeepers need several skills to be successful in their roles, but the most commonly sought skills include strong math skills, computer literacy and data entry, a strong attention to detail and accuracy, verbal and written communication skills, time management and organizational skills. Fintech’s accounting and bookkeeping course will setup you with these required skills.

QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online FAQs

Who should do QuickBooks Desktop course?

QuickBooks Desktop is a beginner-friendly course for bookkeepers wanting to learn more and use in day-to-day bookkeeping. No matter your role or skill level, chances are you’re already working with QuickBooks Desktop more than you think! Knowing how to harness the power of QuickBooks Desktop can help you advance workflows, better understand QuickBooks functions, cut operational costs, and make you a more valuable team member.

This course is a great starting point for those looking to level up at work, or those considering making a career change into the bookkeeping field.

Who should do QuickBooks Online course?

QuickBooks Online is a beginner-friendly course for bookkeepers wanting to learn about cloud bookkeeping and to do day-to-day bookkeeping. No matter your role or skill level, chances are you’re already working with QuickBooks Online more than you think! Knowing how to harness the power of QuickBooks Online can help you advance workflows, better understand QuickBooks functions, cut operational costs, and make you a more valuable team member.

You’ll learn everything that you need to know as a bookkeeper like day-to-day bookkeeping functions, while building your new and advanced skills through regular hands-on exercises, one-on-one mentorship, and interactive lessons.

Are QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online same?

QuickBooks Desktop is a Desktop based software whereas QuickBooks Online is cloud based. Students who want to do cloud based bookkeeping should learn QuickBooks Online, those who are looking for advanced accounting should learn QuickBooks Desktop. Most students they learn both.

Is it mandatory for me to know Accounting and Bookkeeping before learning QuickBooks?

Accounting knowledge is not necessary. You do not need to understand debits, credits or posting, however, you’ll be more productive and have more accurate books if you understand these terms. Most students who want to build their career in Bookkeeping they do our Accounting & Bookkeeping course, by that they have a very good understanding of QuickBooks.

Will I get a job after taking the part-time QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online course?

This course is intended to teach you required skills in QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online. If you’re looking to make a career change into Bookkeeping, you’ve started at the right place! This course is the second and third step of our Bookkeeping Career Pathway, a proven five-step process that will transform you from a Beginner Bookkeeper to a Professional Bookkeeper, fast.

Is this course “hands-on”?

We believe in “hands-on” training for our courses. Properly structured, hands-on learning gives student an experience of the work they do in classroom and the work they’ll do in their future career.  By gaining real-world practice, students can integrate what they’ve learned into their responsibilities in the workplace, easing the career transition.

Will I get a job after taking the part-time QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online course?

This course is intended to teach you required skills in QuickBooks Desktop or QuickBooks Online. If you’re looking to make a career change into Bookkeeping, you’ve started at the right place! This course is the second and third step of our Bookkeeping Career Pathway, a proven five-step process that will transform you from a Beginner Bookkeeper to a Professional Bookkeeper, fast.

After doing the course, can I start applying the knowledge at my work?

You may already be employed and working in “the real world” or you may be just starting your journey into full-time employment, whatever your situation, you will be able to apply the knowledge and skills you have been learning from our courses to your unique situation, instantly.

Our courses skills that you learn throughout your time studying with us are transferable to work.

Payroll FAQs

Why should I learn Payroll?

Payroll is a fast-growing field. It is an important part of any business with employees. Duties include making sure employees are paid correctly and on time, checking working hours, and calculating tax. A career in payroll comes with great responsibility. Salary is often a company’s largest expense, so it’s critical that calculations are made correctly. You’ll do well if you have strong attention to detail and professionalism.

Who is Payroll Administrator course for?

Everyone. Most all people of all ages, from all walks of life take our course. It’s a great opportunity whether you’re working full-time, new to Canada, retired, a stay-at-home parent, or a college student.

Is Bookkeeping knowledge mandatory to take this course?

No, Bookkeeping knowledge is not mandatory. The course designed for anyone wanting to learn about Canadian Payroll legislations, rules, processes and procedures.

Will I get a job after taking the part-time Payroll Administrator course?

This course is intended to teach you foundational skills in Payroll. If you’re looking to make a career change into Payroll Administration, you’ve started at the right place! This course is the fourth step of our Bookkeeping Career Pathway, a proven five-step process that will transform you from a Beginner Bookkeeper to a Professional Bookkeeper, fast.

How does your course stand in compare to others?

Our course is focussed on someone wanting to work as a Payroll Administrator. We teach on “hands-on” approach, rather than only theoretical which most other schools offer. Our study material is proprietary with examples, exercises and layouts.

Why Fintech’s Payroll Administrator course is so valuable?

Being a payroll administrator is valuable because people in businesses and organizations need to get paid. The skill and expertise of a payroll administrator is to compensate employees without errors while maintaining tax laws and keeping track of payment schedules. Without payroll administrator’s, there would not be systems to pay employees nor to detect errors. Employees would be unpaid or they could be paid incorrectly without a payroll administrator.

Income Tax T1 FAQs

Who is Income Tax T1 course for?

Everyone. Most all people of all ages, from all walks of life take our course. It’s a great opportunity whether you’re working full-time, new to Canada, retired, a stay-at-home parent, or a college student.

Is Bookkeeping knowledge mandatory to take this course?

No, Bookkeeping knowledge is not mandatory but as our course covers advance topics like preparing T2125 statements, it’s a good to have.

I already know some parts of Income Tax T1? Will this course still benefit me?

Yes. This course will help you connect the dots and improve your skills to do better in your tax preparation job and also expand your practice.

How much do the materials cost?

Tuition includes all books and materials, which will be delivered online. All you need to bring is a pencil and a willingness to learn. During the course you can download the materials to your mobile device or tablet.

How do I apply?

You can apply by filing up the form here. Provide as much details as possible and a student success advisor will get back to you and answer all your questions.

Do I need a college diploma or university degree?

No, a college diploma or university degree is not required to register for the course.

How does your course stand in compare to others?

Our course is focussed on someone wanting to work as a tax professional or be ready as a tax consultant.

We teach on “hands-on” approach, rather than only theoretical which most other schools offer. Our study material is proprietary with examples, exercises and layouts.

Which software I can use?

You can use any software which is certified by CRA for personal income tax calculations.

How does your course stand in compare to others?

Our course is focussed on someone wanting to work as a tax professional or be ready as a tax consultant.

We teach on “hands-on” approach, rather than only theoretical which most other schools offer. Our study material is proprietary with examples, exercises and layouts.

Income Tax T2 FAQs

Who is Income Tax T2 course for?

Any individual who has understanding of bookkeeping can take the course. Whether you are working as a bookkeeper, student, providing bookkeeping services and want to expand your portfolio of services or you are new to Canada with bookkeeping background as take the course.

Do I need to be an accountant to take this course?

No, but bookkeeping knowledge is mandatory. Anyone who is a bookkeeper can take this course.

How much do the materials cost?

Tuition includes all books and materials, which will be delivered online. All you need to bring is a pencil and a willingness to learn. During the course you can download the materials to your mobile device or tablet.

How do I apply?

You can apply by filing up the form here. Provide as much details as possible and a student success advisor will get back to you and answer all your questions.

Do you provide certificates upon completion of one of your courses?

Students who complete our courses will receive a certificate a completion from Fintech College of Business and Technology.

Do I need a college diploma or university degree?

No, a college diploma or university degree is not required to register for the course.

Which software I can use?

You can use any software which is certified by CRA for personal income tax calculations.

How does your course stand in compare to others?

Our course is focussed on someone wanting to work as a tax professional or be ready as a tax consultant.

We teach on “hands-on” approach, rather than only theoretical which most other schools offer. Our study material is proprietary with examples, exercises and layouts.

GST/HST FAQs

Why should I learn GST/HST?

Studying GST/HST is great for your Bookkeeping career. It can help build a strong foundation of knowledge to help deliver real value-added benefits when using GST/HST and prepare returns for businesses.

Who is GST/HST course for?

Everyone. Most all people of all ages, from all walks of life take our course. It’s a great opportunity whether you’re working full-time, new to Canada, retired, a stay-at-home parent, or a college student.

Is Bookkeeping knowledge mandatory to take this course?

Yes, Bookkeeping knowledge is mandatory to take this course. The course study material is designed to teach you about collecting sales tax, recording input tax credits and remitting taxes to CRA.

Will I get a job after taking the part-time GST/HST course?

This course is intended to teach you foundational skills in GST/HST. If you’re looking to make a career change into GST/HST, you’ve started at the right place! This course is the third step of our Bookkeeping Career Pathway, a proven five-step process that will transform you from a Beginner Bookkeeper to a Professional Bookkeeper, fast.

How does your course stand in compare to others?

Our course is focussed on someone wanting to work as a GST/HST Professional. We teach on “hands-on” approach, rather than only theoretical which most other schools offer. Our study material is proprietary with examples, exercises and layouts.

Financing FAQs

Do you offer any financial aid?

Yes! At Fintech, we believe in making education accessible for everyone.

We don’t want financing to hold you back from learning with us — that’s why we offer financing options, you can find here 9 Creative Ways to Pay for Your Education.

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes! We offer various options such as bi-weekly or monthly payments plan for our courses , based on each student’s unique needs. Talk to a member of our Student Success Advisor to find out more about a payment schedule that works for you.

Are there any registration fees, extra costs, or textbook fees?

Tuition includes all books and materials, there are no additional fees.

When is my tuition due?

For our courses, we collect a non-refundable deposit of $100, invoiced upon enrollment and due within 3 days. The remainder is due before the course start date, unless you have opted into a payment plan laid out by our Student Success Advisor.

Is my tuition tax deductible?

Unfortunately, we cannot provide tax forms for any of our courses.

What is your refund policy?

Please submit all cancellation requests within 5 calendar days of registration and no later than 2 days prior to the scheduled Course, in order to receive a full refund of paid course fees minus the non-refundable registration fee of $100 plus HST. For more information about all of our refund policies, please visit our Terms and Conditions Page.