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Computerised Accounts Sage - Level 1 (Award)

Course aims

To develop practical basic computerised accounts skills by performing routine accounting tasks using industry standard software (Sage) and obtain a qualification.

Course length

30 guided learning hours.

Who is this course for?

Anyone interested in working in a finance-related job and who already has a basic level of IT skill. The course is not suitable for complete IT beginners.

Will I gain any qualifications?

Yes, Computerised Accounts - Level 1 Award (City & Guilds).

Do I need any prior knowledge, skills or qualifications?

No previous qualification of Sage is needed, but you will need to be able to use a computer unaided and have at least English at Level 1. Knowledge of double entry book-keeping is helpful but not essential.

Course content

  • Computerised Accounts using Sage
  • Post Customer, Supplier and Nominal Ledger transactions e.g. invoices, credit notes and payments
  • Calculate and reconcile batch totals as required
  • Produce a trial balance
  • Produce Customer, Supplier and nominal Ledger reports

What could this course lead to?

Computerised Accounts - Level 2.

How will I learn?

In a classroom environment using course material. There will be group discussions, tutor-led demonstrations, tutorials, small groups, individual and peer teaching. Learners will record their own progress and have their work checked regularly throughout the course. Regular attendance is essential.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

You will need to provide a notebook, pen and calculator.

What we require of you as a learner?

  • Regular attendance is essential for you to succeed
  • You need to attend and sit an exam

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Contact details

Judy Ward | Teaching & Learning Manager
T: 0121 464 7411

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