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  • Sage 50 Accounts L1

    Sage is the number one accounting and payroll software used by businesses both large and small to keep the books and track financial performance. This Sage course will take you to the next level of the software, as well as teaching you the skills needed to become a bookkeeper.

    • Course Description

      Sage 50 Accounts Level 1

      Course code: PROF25

      Delivery method: Paper based pack

      Course duration: 6 months

      Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

      Award achieved: Absorb Completion Certificate in Sage 50 Accounts Level 1

      Awarding body: Absorb Level 1 Completion Certificate in Sage 50 Accounts and Sage-issued Level 1 Sage 50 Accounts Certificate upon completion of optional online exam

      Sage is the number one accounting and payroll software used by businesses both large and small to keep the books and track financial performance. This Sage course will take you to the next level of the software, as well as teaching you the skills needed to become a bookkeeper.

      Whether you want to keep the accounts of your own small business, or move into a career in finance or credit control, this course is a great place to start.

    • Level 1 sage 50 accounts course overview

      Skills gained

      • Full understanding of the Sage software platform, so that you can use all aspects with confidence.
      • Specialist knowledge of creating accounts, maintaining records, invoicing and running transactions and the importance of maintaining data security.
      • Firm grounding in bookkeeping methods from balancing accounts to error correction.

      Course outline

      This course is split into 11 units:

      Unit 1: Nominal Accounts

      Unit 2: Customer Accounts

      Unit 3: Creating Supplier Accounts

      Unit 4: Opening Balances

      Unit 5: Password Security

      Unit 6: Journals

      Unit 7: Bank Transactions

      Unit 8: Invoices

      Unit 9: Customer Receipts

      Unit 10: Supplier Payments

      Unit 11: Error Correction

      Course content

      Unit 1: Nominal Accounts

      Module 1: Creation and maintenance of nominal codes and budgets

      Unit 2: Customer Accounts

      Module 1: Setting up customer records

      Unit 3: Creating Supplier Accounts

      Module 1: Setting up supplier records

      Unit 4: Opening Balances

      Module 1: Preparation, planning and posting of opening balances

      Unit 5: Password Security

      Module 1: Passwords and access rights

      Unit 6: Journals

      Module 1: Journals, settings, reversing and skeleton journals

      Unit 7: Bank Transactions

      Module 1: Bank, cash and credit card transactions

      Module 2: Calculating net, defaults and transfers

      Unit 8: Invoices

      Module 1: Post invoices, credit notes and view nominal activity

      Unit 9: Customer Receipts

      Module 1: Post receipts and process disputed items

      Unit 10: Supplier Payments

      Module 1: Post payments, credit note matching and payments on account

      Unit 11: Error Correction

      Module 1: Error correction process

      Module 2: Refunds

      Assessment

      Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of award. However, if you wish to achieve the official Sage Level 1 Certificate, you will have to complete an additional online exam administered by Sage. Full details of this process will be delivered with your course.

      Method of study

      This course is currently only available in paper-based format, therefore, you will receive the full course materials, Sage Workbook software as well as a useful study guide, crammed full of tips and information to help you get the most out of the learning experience, student skills, techniques for writing your assessment answers and instructions for submitting your TMAs online for marking by your specialist tutor.

      Tutor support

      This Sage 50 Level 1 course comes with tutor feedback and support by email for 12 months. You tutor will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance whenever required, so that you are always able to progress and get the most out of the learning materials.

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