CIMA Accredited Sage Higher Certificate

Access Duration - 180 Days
Guided Learning Hour 30 Guided Learning Hours (30)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 03 Number of Modules 03
Assessment Included Assessment Included
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What Will I Learn?

Learn the final accounts for Sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, limited liability partnerships and not for profit organisations
Understand the aspects of importing and exporting data, advanced credit control and cash flow
Ability to understand the use of foreign trader accounts and detailed departmental budgeting and forecasting
Learn how to use the benefits of Sage 50 Accounts Professional
Ability to demonstrate a high level of skill in order to help you in your career
Gain a better understanding of the concepts of accounts and payroll in businesses


Global Edulink always strives to provide learners with the best possible experience, and we are proud to offer official Sage courses. These courses and qualifications are fully accredited by Sage, meaning you are receiving expert instruction, and recognised qualifications, all at an amazing price. In addition, you have access to our fantastic student portal and excellent customer service. What could be better?

Sage courses focus on accounts and payroll, and could help you to pursue the career you want, and this CIMA Accredited Sage Higher Certificate is no different. If you have used the Sage 50 suite before, this course is perfect for you, and will show you how to maximise the benefits of Sage 50 Accounts Professional.

This course has been carefully created in partnership with Sage UK with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The certificate will allow you to demonstrate a high level of skill, and could help you to establish your own business or progress in your current career.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 180 days (6 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

PLEASE NOTE: Sage 50 Software is not provided with this package. All learners are required to have purchase software separately.


  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Entry Requirements
  • Career Path
The course comprises two extended units that cover advanced knowledge of accounting software, including:
  • Final accounts for sole traders, partnerships, limited companies, limited liability partnerships and not for profit orgnaisations.
  • The importing and exporting data, advanced credit control and cash flow.
  • The use of foreign trader accounts, and detailed departmental budgeting and forecasting.

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide tutor support for this course

The course is self-contained with self-assessments and practice tests, followed by a final online assessment.
Those who successfully complete this course will be awarded with the CIMA Accredited Sage Higher Certificate.
Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.

This certificate will enhance your resume and help you land a rewarding job role in the accounting industry. This certificate may also be the answer to your career progression dreams, as it builds on your knowledge and eligibility for the job incentives provided by the organisation. Below mentioned are some of the job roles this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum according to,

  • Financial Controller – £46,964 per annum
  • Chartered Accountant – £35,118 per annum
  • Finance Manager – £38,138 per annum
  • Accountant – £28,580 per annum
Common Career Paths For Finance Manager

Course Curriculum

Introduction Unit
1. Sage 50 Accounts Professional Installation Instructions
2. Screenshots, Tasks and Activities
3. Working through the Units
4. Setting up a New Company
5. Backing Up and Restoring Data
6. Customise your Company
7. Data Protection and Security Procedures
8. How to Use Practice Data
9. Helpful Information Using Sage
10. Creating a Chart of Accounts to Suit Company Requirements
11. Sole Trader Accounts
12. Entering Opening Nominal Ledger Balances
13. The Trial Balance
14. Errors in the Trial Balance
15. Disputed Items
Unit 1:
1. Use of the Journal
2. Prepare and Process Month End Routine
3. Contra Entries
4. The Government Gateway and VAT Returns
5. Bad Debts and Provision for Doubtful Debts
6. Stock Valuation, Stock Control, Work in Progress and Finished Goods
7. Prepare and Produce Final Accounts
8. Extended Trial Balance
9. Exporting Data including Linking to Other Systems
10. Management Information Reports
11. Making Decisions with Reports Using Sage
12. Prepare for Audit
13. Prepare and Process Year End Accounts and Archive Data
14. Final Accounts for Partnerships Including Appropriation Accounts
15. The Fixed Asset Register and Depreciation
16. Accruals and Prepayments
17. Not for Profit Organisations
18. Standard and Advanced Budgeting
19. Glossary of Accounting Terms
Unit 2:
1. Screenshots Tasks and Activities
2. Working Through Unit Two
3. Cash Flow Forecast Reports
4. Advanced Credit Control
5. Standard and Advanced Budgeting
6. Advanced Searches
7. E Payments
8. Batch Reporting
9. Multiple Contacts and Document Sending
10. Event Logging and Log In Control
11. Importing and Exporting Data
12. Limited Liability Partnerships including Revaluation Accounts
13. Limited Companies
14. Consolidation – Multi Company Accounts
15. Foreign Trader – Multi-Currency Trading
16. Microsoft Outlook and the Integrated Diary Feature
17. Excel Integration
18. Glossary of Accounting Terms

Students feedback


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    Jessie Chambers

    July 16, 2019
    Learned a lot

    I have learned a lot from these courses and many examples are given to understand those concepts.

    N J

    Nicky Johnson

    June 29, 2019
    Easy to understand

    Very useful for accounting professionals, the explanations are clear and easy to understand.

    B M

    Brett Marsh

    June 14, 2019

    I found this course well-taught and thoughtful. The aspects of importing and exporting data, advanced credit control and cash flow were well explained.

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