Skillsfirst Award in Computerised Accounting for Business -Level 1

Access Duration - 365 Days
Number of Modules 06 Number of Modules 06
Assessment Included Assessment Included
4.6( 5 REVIEWS )

What Will I Learn?

Learn to carry out banking procedures
Understand the principles of recording and processing financial transactions and the principles of vat
Learn the professional values and basic business legislation
Understand how to set up accounting software to manage accounting information
Lean the different process routine payments and receipts using a computerised system
Ability to maintain and record the cash book and maintain the journal


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 Helpful Information Using Sagepayroll, and could help you to pursue the career you want, and this Skillsfirst RQF Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1 Qualification is no different. This course is beginner level, Customer Receipts ReportsEntering Supplier Paymentsand will provide you with a full introduction to computerised accounting software, double-entry bookkeeping and banking procedures. This course has been Jointly developed by Sage UK and Skillsfirst, and is a RQF Accredited Qualification which could help you to pursue a career in bookkeeping, purchase ledger clerking, or credit controlling.

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:
  • Use a computerised accounting application
  • Introduction to bookkeeping
  • Work with bookkeeping
  • Banking procedures

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 must complete four mandatory units and earn nine credits to gain certification. To achieve these credits, you will complete self-assessments and practice tests, followed by final online assessments which can be undertaken in your own home at a time of your choice.
Those who successfully complete this course will be awarded with a Computerised Accounting for Business Qualification and certification at Level 1 from Skillsfirst.
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

With this certificate in your resume, you can go on to work for a range of job roles in the accounting industry. This certificate might also pave way for your career progression by helping you win the various job incentives provided by the organisation. Mentioned below are some of the job roles 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

Learners who successfully complete this course would also be eligible to take the following courses: Skillsfirst RQF Computerised Accounting for Business Level 2 Qualification.

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 98
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
2. Glossary of Accounting Terms

Students feedback


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    P R

    Phoenix Roberts

    October 14, 2019
    Helpful material

    This course helped me understand the principles of recording and processing financial transactions and the principles of vat.

    D G

    Dominic Gill

    September 05, 2019
    Amazing course

    It is an amazing course excellent to develop financial and accounting skills. The lecture is very good to understand for those who does not have strong background in accounting.

    B H

    Bertie Hussain

    August 23, 2019
    A practical course

    It was practical course. The course helped me improve my decision making capacity. I really enjoyed the form of the lectures and the content itself

    A H

    Andre Howard

    July 15, 2019
    Highly recommend

    This course is highly recommended. I gained lots of knowledge with regards to how to set up accounting software to manage accounting information.

    M W

    Micah Ward

    June 08, 2019
    Good insight

    Course is well designed to help the candidates who want to gain an insight of computerised accounting.

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