IT Certifications

Many non-degree IT courses align with Wake Tech’s IT degree programs, which means you can take certain “non-degree” courses and still earn college credits for that course, if you enroll in a qualifying degree program.

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IT Power Packs: Level Up Your Life!

Ready to take your IT skills to the next level? Wake Tech's IT Power Packs are bundled, low-cost training programs designed to help you earn industry-recognized credentials. Each Power Pack can be completed in about four to six months. Power Packs aim to prepare you for the next step in your career, whether you are brand new to the IT field or a mid-career professional looking to level up. And, if you want to take your knowledge even further, the credentials you earn in a Power Pack can count for college credit in a degree program at Wake Tech! 

Wake Tech's IT Power Packs are part of the WakeWorks Propel scholarship program, which means you may qualify to receive up to $750 to pay for course registration, books, certification fees, etc.

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Bookkeeping Certification Exam Prep and QuickBooks Hands-On Training
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Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is designed for anyone who would like to take and pass the Certified Bookkeeper Exam.
Develop mastery of six areas relevant to adjusting entries, correcting accounting errors, payroll, depreciation, inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention. Learners will prepare for the national Certified Bookkeeper exam through hands-on QuickBooks training. Course registration includes textbooks.
Course Objectives
  1. Understand the fundamentals of becoming a Certified Bookkeeper
  2. Setup and use QuickBooks software in a small business environment
  3. Demonstrate a basic ability to pass the National Certified Bookkeeper Exam
Outline of Instruction
  1. Certified Bookkeeper program introduction
  2. Internal controls and fraud depreciation
  3. Company payroll.
  4. Depreciation for financial statements and taxes.
  5. Recording and costing out of merchandise inventory.
  6. Correction of accounting errors and bank reconciliation
  7. Accruals, deferrals, and the adjusted trial balance
  8. Mock exam
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers Certification
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. know basic bookkeeping, including double-entry accounting, before undertaking certification;
  2. pass a national exam in advanced bookkeeping at Prometric Test Centers;
  3. have at least 3,000 hours (2 years) of on-the-job experience in bookkeeping;
  4. sign a Code of Ethics that assures commitment to integrity;
  5. constantly update skills by earning 20 Continuing Education Credits every year.
CE to CU Articulation
Prior to course enrollment, students should have Bookkeeping Fundamentals with QuickBooks.
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This course is designed for anyone who would like to take and pass the Certified Bookkeeper Exam.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Assistant Bookkeeper
  • Certified Bookkeeper
  • Bookkeeper
Related Courses
  • Bookkeeping Fundamentals Using QuickBooks - SEF-3001HQ2
Course Contact Information
Jennifer Simmons-Bage