Sage Accredited Computerised Accounting - Level 1

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "SAGE UK"
Number of Modules 06 Number of Modules 06
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What Will I Learn?

Gain a good qualification to pursue a career in accounts and payroll
Gain practical knowledge and skills of finance and administrative duties using computerised accounting software
Learn how to deal with customers and suppliers in a proper manner
Ability to add new accounts to sales, purchase and nominal ledgers
Understand how to process data, bank transactions, invoices and credit notes accurately
Learn to produce management reports in an effective and efficient manner according to the requirement


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 Computerised Accounting Level 1 Course is no different. The course is very useful to anyone who is new to accounting and bookkeeping and will provide a detailed introduction. Gain practical knowledge and skills of finance and administrative duties using computerised accounting software.

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 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: Access to Sage 50c Payroll software for six months (06 months) – extensions to the software are available for a small extra fee.

Entry Requirements

  • Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.
  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • System Requirements
  • Career Path
The course comprises two extended units that cover advanced knowledge of accounting software, including:
  • Deal with customers and suppliers
  • Add new accounts to sales, purchase and nominal ledgers
  • Process data, bank transactions, invoices and credit notes accurately
  • Produce management reports

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

At the end of the course learners will complete self-assessments and a practice test, followed by a final online assessment.
Those who successfully complete this course will be awarded with the Computerised Accounting Level 1 Certificate by Sage UK.
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. Sage 50 Accounts v27 - System Requirements
  • Processor speed 2Ghz processor or higher.
  • RAM (memory) 2 gigabytes (GB) or 4GB RAM if running a 64-bit operating system.
  • Free disk space 5GB of free disk space.
  • Internet connection
  • Windows operating system
    • Windows 10 (except Windows 10S), build 1709 or later
    • Windows 8.1
    • Windows 7

This certificate will supplement your qualifications and help you in working for a range of job positions in the accounting industry. You can also use this certificate to get the job promotion or higher pay you have been wishing for or to study further in the subject. Mentioned below are few of the job positions this course will help you in, 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

Learners who successfully complete this course would also be eligible to take the following courses: Computerised Accounting Level 2 Course and the Computerised Accounting Level 3 Course, or complete a RQF Accredited Qualification.

  1. Installation Instructions 10
  2. Screenshots, Tasks and Activities 16
  3. Working through the Units 22
  4. Setting up a New Company 26Customise your CompanyCreating a Chart of Accounts to Suit Company RequirementsCreating Customer and Supplier Account Codes and RecordsCustomer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
Common Career Paths For Accountant

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: The Introduction Unit
1. Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria – Computerised Accounts
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
2: Sales and Purchase Invoices and Credit Notes
1. Creating Customer and Supplier Account Codes and Records
2. Making Error Corrections and Deleting Transactions
3. Customer Invoices Using Batch Entry
4. Customer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
5. Sales Invoice Day Book in Sage
6. Sales Credit Day Book in Sage
7. Supplier Invoices Using Batch Entry
8. Supplier Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
9. Purchase Invoice Day Book in Sage
10. Purchase Credit Day Book in Sage
3: The Bank Account
1. The Opening Bank Cash Book Balance (The Bank Account)
2. Entering Customer Receipts
3. Customer Receipts Reports
4. Printing a Customer Statement
5. Entering Supplier Payments
6. Supplier Payments Reports
7. Printing a Remittance Advice
8. Non Credit Bank Transactions (Not In Customers or Suppliers Ledgers)
9. Bank Reconciliation
10. Printing a Bank Statement Report
11. The Petty Cash Opening Balance
12. Petty Cash Transactions
4: Producing Sales Invoices, Credit Notes and Payments on Account
1. Producing Sales Invoices
2. Correcting and Editing Sales Invoices
3. Producing a Sales Credit Note
4. Posting Payments on Account
5: The Trial Balance, Nominal Reports and Data Security
1. The Trial Balance
2. Nominal Ledger Reports
3. Maintaining the Security of Data
6: Bradline Confections
1. Complete Practice Activity

Students feedback


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    C S

    Clark Scott

    October 30, 2019
    Learned a lot

    Before the course I had no idea of accounting and learnt many aspects in the field. The customer support was always helpful.

    F P

    Finnley Powell

    August 25, 2019
    Highly recommend

    I really like the course, because it does show you step by step way of learning to acquire the maximum understanding of introduction of accounting. Definitely recommended for those who have limited or no Finance background.

    J B

    Jaxon Bradley

    July 19, 2019
    Really enjoyed this course

    This course was very helpful and well thought out. It was easy to follow, great layout for an overview of finance and accounting.

    G B

    Gene Barrett

    June 20, 2019
    Concepts are well explained

    Thank you very much for the well explained and simplistic look on Financial Accounting. Very Informative, Well constructed lessons and easy to grasp.

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