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Sage Computerised Accounting Level 2 Course

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104 104 104 0 Learn skills you need to use Sage 50 Accounts from the very beginning and learn more about the functionality needed to produce invoices and management accounts. https://mytrainingacademy.org.uk/pub/media/catalog/product/r/s/rsz_work-smarter-not-harder-000094121605_xxxlarge_1.jpg
  • Price

    £185.00 including VAT

  • Course Type Online Course
  • Course Duration 35 Hours
  • Course Access 6 Months
  • Awarded By Sage UK
  • Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are eligible to apply for a TOTUM Pro card
Learn skills you need to use Sage 50 Accounts from the very beginning and learn more about the functionality needed to produce invoices and management accounts.
Course Description

This course is suitable for people who understand the basics of the processes involved in keeping books and financial records. You will be guided through all of the skills you need to use Sage 50 Accounts from the very beginning and learn more about the functionality needed to produce invoices and management accounts.

This course has been developed to give you the most up to date skills required by employers, or to help you to run the finances of your own business. You can easily convert your learning into an accredited qualification upon completion.

* Once you have purchased this course - Please allow up to 24 hours in order to receive your login details. Usually this is much sooner, but there are occasions that the email may take some time to generate.

What subjects are covered?

You will learn how to:

  • Set up a new accounting system
  • Produce electronic invoices, remittances and statements
  • Create detailed management reports to help control a business and increase profitability
  • Improve credit and budget control
  • Ensure data security and how to keep your system and information fully protected.

What do you get?

  • Access to Sage 50 Accounts Professional software for six months (RRP £1,300)
  • Enrolment on to the Sage Qualifications e-learning Portal, where you will be able to access all online learning materials, including formative and practice simulations.

What is the study mode?

All course materials and activities are provided online and can also be accessed via mobile, enabling you to study at times and locations that are convenient for you.

How long will it take?

The course usually requires six hours of study per week for a period of six to eight weeks. Initially, you have access to the software and portal for six months, but this can be extended for a small additional cost.

What could you do after this course?

After you have successfully completed this course, you may wish to progress to the Computerised Accounting Level 3 Course, or complete a QCF Accredited Qualification.

Who is this course for?

The Sage Computerised Accouting course will benefit anyone that wants to work in a finance department and needs to learn how to use the latest Sage 50 accounting software. It will enhance their employability skills and make their CV more attractive to prospective employers.  The course will also benefit anyone that wants to start-up their own business and take control of their own business finances. 

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 6 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

Course Assessment Process

How are you assessed?

You will complete self-assessments and a practice test, followed by a final online assessment.

What qualification do you receive?

Upon completion, you will be awarded the Computerised Accounting Level 2 Certificate by Sage UK.

Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!


Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s. For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.

Sage 50 Accounts Software

Sage software is not compatible with Windows XP or Apple Macs - unless you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7 via Apple's Boot Camp utility. 

Career Path

We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the Sage certificate (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):

  • Finance Assistant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts clerk
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Junior Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Finance Manager
  • Small business owner

Career Advice

Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:

  • How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
  • How to gain relevant work experience.
  • How to prepare for interviews.
  • How to understand Job adverts.
  • How to choose the right recruitment agency.
  • How to look for work on LinkedIn.
  • Information on dealing with redundancy.

Our careers advice section is available for you to see now


For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.

Course Outline

Introduction Unit

1. Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

2. Installation Instructions

3. Screenshots, Tasks and Activities

4. Working through the Units

5. Setting up a New Company

6. Backing Up and Restoring Data

7. Customise your Company

8. How to Use Practice Data

9. Helpful Information Using Sage

10. Tax Codes within Sage

11. The Ledgers and Sage Nominal Codes  

12. Creating a Chart of Accounts to Suit Company Requirements

13. Creating Customer and Supplier Account Codes and Records

14. Making Error Corrections and Deleting Transactions

Opening Balances and Journals

15. Entering Opening Debtor Balances

16. Entering Opening Creditor Balances

17. The Use of the Journal

18. Making Journal Entries

19. Nominal Ledger Opening Balances

20. The Opening Trial Balance

Sales and Purchase Ledger Transactions

21. Customer Invoices Using Batch Entry

22. Customer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry

23. Sales Invoice Day Book in Sage

24. Sales Credit Day Book in Sage

25. Supplier Invoices Using Batch Entry  

26. Supplier Credit Notes Using Batch Entry

27. Purchase Invoice Day Book in Sage

28. Purchase Credit Day Book in Sage

29. Entering Customer Receipts

30. Customer Receipts Reports

31. Printing a Customer Statement

32. Entering Supplier Payments

33. Supplier Payments Reports

34. Printing a Remittance Advice  

Bank and Petty Cash Transactions

35. Process Bank Transactions Not In Customers or Suppliers Ledgers

36. Transferring Money Between Accounts

37. Recurring Entries

38. Bank Reconciliation

39. Printing a Bank Statement Report

40. Petty Cash Transactions

41. Reconciling the Petty Cash Account  

The Trial Balance and Data Security

42. The Trial Balance

43. Errors in the Trial Balance and Bad Debt Write Off

44. Maintaining the Security of Data

45. Types of Backup Files and Storage

46. Setting a System Password

47. Exporting Data and Linking to Other Systems

Trade and Settlement Discounts

48. Introduction to Discounts

49. Customer Trade and Bulk Discounts  

50. Customer Settlement Discount

51. Supplier Settlement Discount

52. Customer Receipts and Supplier Payments with Discounts

53. Trade and Settlement Discount Additional Exercises

54. Answers to Trade and Settlement Discount Additional Exercises

Credit Control, Private Use, Fixed Assets and Budget Control

56. Credit Limits and Letters for Credit Control

57. Contra Entries

58. Private Use of Business Goods

59. The Introduction and Purchase of Fixed Assets

60. Budget Control

Producing Sales Invoices and Credit Notes

61. Producing Sales Invoices

62. Producing Sales Credit Notes

61. Glossary of Accounting Terms

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    Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

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    Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

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    Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.

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    Our Courseware knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.

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    Each student will have 6 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

Payment Options

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the course to your shopping basket by selecting Add to Basket. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a PayPal account. Once payment is confirmed, we’ll process your order and email your course login instructions.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact us on 0808 175 1269 or email sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.

Purchase Order Payments: To pay and enrol for courses using a purchase order (PO), please email your PO details to sales@mytrainingacademy.org.uk.


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