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Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3

Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3



This online Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 course is designed to allow you to manage your business more efficiently and profitably by learning the powerful tools and functionalities incorporated in the latest version of Sage 50 Accounts.

Sage 50 Accounts is one of the most commonly used software accounting packages in the world, and is particularly popular here in the UK. Learning Sage 50 Accounts can enable you to effortlessly administer your affairs as well as improve your career prospects in the relevant industry.

Course description

Discussed in this course are a range of topics, including both the basic and advanced functions of the program, analysing account balances, month-end reports, overseeing VAT, keeping records, preparing payments reports, additional security features, data analysis, service invoices, creating quotations and much more. This Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 course is taught by industry experts through practical exercises, electronic study materials and multiple-choice online assessment. It goes step-by-step through the functions of the software with informative, easy-to-understand modules focussed on restoring and backing up data, entering bank receipts and payments and setting up suppliers and clients on the system. You will also learn to improve your broader office administration and computer literacy abilities.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Please Note: For practice purpose, you should have Sage 50 software installed on your PC. The software is not included with this course. Sage provide a free online trial version of the Sage 50 Accounts software, which is more than suitable to study this course and learn how to use the software. You will get the full instructions for downloading free Sage 50 Software in your course page.

Course Curriculum:

Sage 50 Accounts for Beginner

Module 1: Program Basics– Set up your program, discover more about the user interface such as toolbar and keyboard options

Module 2: Restoring and Backing-up Data – Learn about data storage, creating back-ups and restoring them

Module 3: Basic Setting and Details – Manage financial dates, company details and program dates

Module 4: The Chart of Accounts – Create, modify and review chart of accounts

Module 5: Bank Receipts – Enter bank receipts

Module 6: Bank Payments – Oversee VAT, overheads, assets and bank payments

Module 7: Financials – Observe the financial state of your company

Module 8: Customers – Add new customers, use the new customer wizard, and manage their details

Module 9: Suppliers – Add and edit supplier records

Module 10: Working with Lists – Utilize lists to sort out records

Module 11: Batch Invoices – Create customer invoices, check bank accounts and nominals

Module 12: Service Invoices – Create service, manage line and invoice

Module 13: Processing Invoices – Process invoices and update ledgers

Module 14: Product and Services – Duplicate, add items, services and products

Module 15: Stock Control – Control your stocks through adjustments, activity and returns

Module 16: Product Invoices – Invoice management for products utilizing multiple platforms

Module 17: Product Credit Notes – Create credit notes

Module 18: Reviewing Your Accounts – Review the financial state of your company

Module 19: Aged Debtors and Statements – Analyse account balances, aged debtors, statements and customer communication history

Module 20: Customer Receipts – Allocate receipts automatically, manually or partially using discounts and payments on account

Module 21: Customer Activity – Observe customer activity

Module 22: Supplier Batch Invoices – Add new suppliers, their account balances and batch invoices

Module 23: Supplier Payments – Record and observe supplier payments, activity, print remittance and cheques

Module 24: More about the Nominal Ledger – Journal entries, nominal code activity, ledger graphs and records

Module 25: More about bank accounts – Learn about bank transfers, combined payments and petty cash transactions

Module 26: Using the Cash Register – Recording and depositing with the cash register

Module 27: Bank Reconciliation – Reconcile bank account and carry out group transactions

Module 28: Recurring Entries – Recurring entry processes including bank set up, adding journals, and deleting recurring entries

Module 29: VAT Returns – Produce, make, print, reconcile and complete VAT related transactions

Module 30: More About Reports – Follow the audit trail, period trial balance, profit and loss, and the balance sheet report

Module 31: Using Dashboards – Use the dashboards effectively

Sage 50 Accounts Intermediate Level

Module 1: Prepayments and Accruals – Setting up, processing and deleting prepayments & accruals.

Module 2: Fixed Assets & Depreciation – Understand the difference between assets and depreciation and their relationship in multiple forms.

Module 3: Delivery Address – Manage Company and customer’s delivery addresses

Module 4: Purchase Orders – Learn how to enter, edit, duplicate, print and process purchase orders

Module 5: Memorising Purchase Orders – Memorise and recall purchase orders

Module 6: Recording Deliveries – Manage delivery system for your clients on an elaborate scale

Module 7: More About Purchase Orders – Utilizing purchase orders in reference to supplier invoice and reports

Module 8: BOMs & Product Transfer – Create and Check BOMs and manage product transfers

Module 9: Product Pricing Options – Provide special prices, create, delete and move customers in price lists

Module 10: Sales Orders – Enter and manage sales orders, discounts and goods

Module 11: Recurring Sales Orders – Create, process and edit recurring sales orders

Module 12: Processing Sales Orders – Print, change, report sales orders and allocate stock, use Shortfall feature and much more

Module 13: Using Filters and Search – Use, set, save and clear filter options

Module 14: Credit Control – Learn about credit control basics

Module 15: Chasing Debts and Debt Analysis – Understand the chase debt view, send statements, account letters, add a communication and debt analysis

Module 16: Disputed Invoices – Recording disputes with customers, setting up dispute reasons, apply dispute in an invoice and clearing it

Module 17: Customer Refunds – Enter payment, process refunds and check transaction details

Module 18: Late Payment Legislation – Set up system for late payment, setting the customer record for credit charges, using credit charges wizard, and checking transaction details

Module 19: Writing Off Bad Debts –Write off bad debt, delete recurring sales and setting inactive flags

Module 20: Cash Flow Forecasting – Cash flow forecast, include and exclude bank accounts, sales and purchases

Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Level

Module 1: Company Review – Reviewing customer receipts, batch payments, and VAT reconciliation

Module 2: Cost of Sales (Closing Stock) – Calculating cost of sales, stock value, utilizing stock wizard

Module 3: Importing Data – importing customer records and other data

Module 4: Batch and Global Changes – Using batch changes and global changes on sales prices and from a supplier

Module 5: Customer Discounts – Discounts by invoice value, product quantity, copying a discount matrix, applying discounts to customer records and other discount methods

Module 6: Quotations –Learn about quotations and converting them, create a quotation and service quotes, and print quotations

Module 7: Winning and Losing Quotations – Winning and losing quotes, opening lost quotation and winning it, ordering stock and processing converted invoices

Module 8: Pro Froma Invoices – Creating a froma invoice, processing a payment on account, converting a pro froma to a real invoice and allocating payment on account

Module 9: Contra Entries – Adding supplier invoice and entering contra entries

Module 10: The Audit Trail – Viewing and clearing audit trail, exporting to excel, printing audit trail report, and locking the date to prevent postings

Module 11: Corrections – Adding some incorrect transaction, Journal reversals, correcting posted transactions, checking petty cash activity and file maintenance

Module 12: Passwords and Access Rights – Setting company password, access rights and checking the access rights menu option

Module 13: Setting a Budget – Choosing the standard budgeting method, entering budget details, variances, nominal ledger, and basing budgets

Module 14: Setting up Departments – Setting up departments, departmental balance sheet, nominal analysis reports and much more

Module 15: Departmental Budgets – Choosing an advanced budgeting method, setting departmental budget, adding departmental budget figures, variance reports

Module16: Project Costing – Activating project costing, project cost configuration, setting up resources

Module 17: Project Costing Example – Creating & editing projects, project budget, allocating stock, project charges and activity

Module 18: Project Completion – Raising sales invoice, project analysis, credits, enquiry, reports and marking and deleting projects

Module 19: Report Designer Basic Skills –Using report designer, opening report layout, switching between preview and designer view, working with objects, adding text and variable objects, editing text object, simple formatting, closing report designer, and more

Module20: Report Designer Wizard – Utilizing report wizard to create, save, use new reports, editing report layout and adding criteria

Module 21: Report Designer Extra – Adding graphics, active complete, deleting layouts, reports, and letters

Module 22: Foreign Trader and Currencies – Foreign trader and currencies, setting up foreign trader options, currency table, and foreign currency bank account

Module 23: Invoices and Payments in Euros – Checking European customer record, creating invoice in euros, receiving payments

Module 24: Foreign Currency Suppliers and Payments – adding foreign suppliers, purchase good in euros and kronor, paying in euros from euro bank account, paying foreign supplier from a GBP bank account

Course Curriculum

Sage 50 Software Installation Guide
Sage 50 Software Installation Guide – Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 00:00:00
Exercise Files
Exercise Files – Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 00:00:00
Sage 50 Accounts for Beginner
01. Before You Start 00:05:00
02.Working with Sage 50 Accounts 00:10:00
03. Program Basics 00:10:00
04. Restoring and Backing-up Data 00:15:00
05. Basic Settings and Details 00:10:00
06. The Chart of Accounts 00:15:00
07. Bank Receipts 00:10:00
08. Bank Payments 00:10:00
09. Financials 00:10:00
10. Customers 00:20:00
11. Suppliers 00:10:00
12. Working with Lists 00:10:00
13. Batch Invoices 00:10:00
14. Service Invoices 00:00:00
15. Processing Invoices 00:10:00
16. Products and Services 00:10:00
17. Stock Control 00:10:00
18. Product Invoices 00:10:00
19. Product Credit Notes 00:10:00
20. Reviewing Your Accounts 00:00:00
21. Aged Debtors and Statements 00:10:00
22. Customer Receipts 00:10:00
23. Customer Activity 00:10:00
24. Supplier Batch Invoices 00:10:00
25. Supplier Payments 00:20:00
26. More about the Nominal Ledger 00:10:00
27. More about Bank Accounts 00:10:00
28. Using the Cash Register 00:10:00
29. Bank Reconciliation 00:10:00
30. Recurring Entries 00:20:00
31. VAT Returns 00:15:00
32. More About Reports 00:10:00
33. Using Dashboards 00:10:00
34. Appendix – Installing and Activating Sage 50 Accounts 00:05:00
Sage 50 Accounts Intermediate Level
01. Before You Start 00:10:00
02. Working with Sage 50 Accounts 00:10:00
03. Getting Started 00:10:00
04. Prepayments and Accruals 00:15:00
05. Fixed Assets and Depreciation 00:20:00
06. Delivery Addresses 00:10:00
07. Purchase Orders 00:20:00
08. Memorising Purchase Orders 00:10:00
09. Recording Deliveries 00:10:00
10. More About Purchase Orders 00:10:00
11. BOMs and Product Transfers 00:15:00
12. Product Pricing Options 00:20:00
13. Sales Orders 00:10:00
15. Processing Sales Orders 00:20:00
16. Using Filters and Search 00:15:00
17. Credit Control 00:05:00
18. Chasing Debts and Debt Analysis 00:10:00
19. Disputed Invoices 00:10:00
20. Customer Refunds 00:10:00
21. Late Payment Legislation 00:15:00
22. Writing Off Bad Debts 00:10:00
23. Cash Flow Forecasting 00:10:00
24. Appendix – Installing and Activating Sage 50 Accounts 00:10:00
Sage 50 Accounts Advanced Level
1. Before You Start 00:10:00
2. Working with Sage 50 Accounts 00:10:00
3. Getting Started 00:10:00
4. Company Review 00:10:00
5. Cost of Sales (Closing Stock) 00:10:00
6. Importing Data 00:10:00
7. Batch and Global Changes 00:10:00
8. Customer Discounts 00:15:00
9. Quotations 00:10:00
10. Winning and Losing Quotations 00:10:00
11. Pro forma Invoices 00:10:00
12. Contra Entries 00:10:00
13. The Audit Trail 00:10:00
14. Corrections 00:15:00
15. Passwords and Access Rights 00:10:00
16. Setting a Budget 00:10:00
17. Setting up Departments 00:10:00
18. Departmental Budgets 00:10:00
19. Project Costing 00:10:00
20. Project Costing Example 00:15:00
21. Project Completion 00:15:00
22. Report Designer Basic Skills 00:15:00
23. Report Designer Wizard 00:10:00
24. Report Designer Extra 00:10:00
25. Foreign Trader and Currencies 00:10:00
26. Invoices and Payments in Euros 00:10:00
27. Foreign Currency Suppliers and Payments 00:10:00
28. Appendix – Installing and Activating Sage 50 Accounts Advance 00:05:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Sage 50 Accounts 2018 – Level 1, 2 and 3 00:30:00
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  1. Excellent!


    Having been interested in a career in bookkeeping for some time, I was thrilled to find this affordable course and start learning about Sage 50 Accounting. This is a vital piece of software to understand if you have any hopes of becoming a bookkeeper, and through this course I have learnt how to handle a huge range of responsibilities. I now have the confidence and skills I need to get started in an exciting new career, all thanks to this course.

  2. 5

    This course is one of a kind! For a brilliantly reasonable price, I have learnt all sorts of useful, new skills with Sage 50 Accounting. Everything from invoices and products to dealing with the bank and processing sales orders was covered, and I could choose to learn from my Windows computer to my laptop. If it was a sunny day outside, I’d take my laptop into the garden or to a café and learn from there – you don’t get the same freedom at a college!


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