Sage Accredited Computerised Accounting - Level 2

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "SAGE UK"
Number of Modules 08 Number of Modules 08
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What Will I Learn?

Understand how to effectively set up a new accounting system
Learn how to produce electronic invoices, remittances and statements
Ability to create detailed management reports to help control a business and increase profitability
Learn to improve credit and budget control
Ability to ensure data security and how to keep your system and information fully protected
Gain practical knowledge and skills of finance and administrative duties using computerised accounting software


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 2 Course is no different. The course is very useful to anyone who has a good grasp of the fundamental processes involved in keeping books and financial records. The course will guide learners through using Sage 50 Accounts, from the basics to the more advanced tasks. In addition, you will understand the functionality needed produce invoices and management accounts.

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
Learn 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.

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 the Computerised Accounting Level 2 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

You can use this certificate to enhance your qualifications for a job in the accounting industry. This certificate might also help you with your career progression goals and in studying further in the subject. Listed below are few of the jobs this course will benefit 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
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: 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
2: Opening Balances and Journals
1. Entering Opening Debtor Balances
2. Entering Opening Creditor Balances
3. The Use of the Journal
4. Making Journal Entries
5. Nominal Ledger Opening Balances
6. The Opening Trial Balance
3: Sales and Purchase Ledger Transactions
1. Customer Invoices Using Batch Entry
2. Customer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
3. Sales Invoice Day Book in Sage
4. Sales Credit Day Book in Sage
5. Supplier Invoices Using Batch Entry
6. Supplier Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
7. Purchase Invoice Day Book in Sage
8. Purchase Credit Day Book in Sage
9. Entering Customer Receipts
10. Customer Receipts Reports
11. Printing a Customer Statement
12. Entering Supplier Payments
13. Supplier Payments Reports
14. Printing a Remittance Advice
4: Bank and Petty Cash Transactions
1. Process Bank Transactions Not In Customers or Suppliers Ledgers
2. Transferring Money Between Accounts
3. Recurring Entries
4. Bank Reconciliation
5. Printing a Bank Statement Report
6. Petty Cash Transactions
7. Reconciling the Petty Cash Account
5: The Trial Balance and Data Security
1. The Trial Balance
2. Errors in the Trial Balance and Bad Debt Write Off
3. Maintaining the Security of Data
4. Types of Backup Files and Storage
5. Setting a System Password
6. Exporting Data and Linking to Other Systems
6: Trade and Settlement Discounts
1. Introduction to Discounts
2. Customer Trade and Bulk Discounts
3. Customer Settlement Discount
4. Supplier Settlement Discount
5. Customer Receipts and Supplier Payments with Discounts
6. Trade and Settlement Discount Additional Exercises
7. Answers to Trade and Settlement Discount Additional Exercises
7: Credit Control, Private Use, Fixed Assets and Budget Control
1. Credit Limits and Letters for Credit Control
2. Contra Entries
3. Private Use of Business Goods
4. The Introduction and Purchase of Fixed Assets
5. Budget Control
8: Producing Sales Invoices and Credit Notes
1. Producing Sales Invoices
2. Producing Sales Credit Notes
3. Glossary of Accounting Terms

Students feedback


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    J R

    Jason Russell

    October 30, 2019
    Well-designed course

    The whole structure of the course is well designed and allows the student to grasp the subject easily. I enjoyed this course and look forward to taking new courses.

    D A

    Diego Andrews

    July 29, 2019
    Enjoyable course

    The material was very enjoyable, and helped me with the broader picture. It gives enough details for a better understanding of Accounting.

    F G

    Freddy Gardner

    July 19, 2019
    Well organized course

    The course was exceptionally well organised and a lot of fun to take. Topic intros are concise and simple enough to grasp.

    Aaron Cooke

    June 15, 2019
    Easy to grasp

    Thank you for the course. It was really well-structured and easy to grasp even for non-professionals. The material covered explains and links clearly aspects of accounting criteria.

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