Level 1 Computerised Accounting for Business QCF Distance Learning Training Course

What's included in the course:

  • Workbooks – Knowledge and Skills
  • Sage 50 Accounts Professional 2016 training program
  • Telephone support
  • Email support
  • Remote support
  • Awarding Body Certificate and Sage Certificate on successful completion of course

 

Course Summary

  • Intended for anyone who is involved in processing financial information. 
  • Delivers a basic theory of recording and processing the accounting records legally required to be kept for every business. 
  • The course provides ideal practical training in how to use the Sage 50 accounting software to perform the basic tasks which are required on a day-to-day basis.
  • The hints and tips included show how to make use of the many time and cost saving features within the latest version of Sage accounts.

Units
A/507/8053 Using a computerised accounting application (5 credits)
T/507/8052 Introduction to bookkeeping (1 credit)
R/507/8060 Working with bookkeeping (2 credits)
Y/507/8061 Banking procedures (1 credit)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 1 Computerised Accounting for Business QCF course.  However, it is recommended that prospective candidates will already have basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to embarking on this course.

An understanding of manual bookkeeping is not essential as the qualification will cover how to create a set of computerised business accounts, how to enter and create codes, how to deal with a variety of transactions and other related topics.

Certification

On successful completion of the units, the learner will receive a certificate from the Awarding Body and also a certificate from Sage confirming their competence in the use of Sage 50 Accounts.

Benefits for Trainees:

  • Opens new doors to exciting careers in accounting
  • Start your own business
  • Work in small businesses
  • A career in bookkeeping can lead to great things
  • Update your knowledge of Sage
  • Improve your employability prospects
  • A career path into Bookkeeping or Accountancy
  • Ideal Continuing Professional Development course
  • Start your training immediately without having to wait for the new term to begin

Benefits for Employers:

  • Up-skill your workforce
  • Train key staff members in the features of the latest Sage 50 program
  • Try program before buying
  • Train staff in how to computerise manual accounts
  • Start-up businesses - teach staff to keep financial records
  • Train your employees how they can improve your company's Cash flow, Credit Control and your bottom line profitability
  • Get the most out of the Sage 50 program - 80% of Sage 50 users only use 20% of their program
  • Employers have a benchmark certificate they can use to judge an individual's ability
  • Instead of accepting an applicant's word they know the Sage Program, employers now have the certainty of a Sage certificate

Course Contents

KNOWLEDGE UNIT
Introduction to bookkeeping
Understand Different Types of Business Organisations
The Principles of VAT
Working Within Bookkeeping
Banking Procedures
Single Entry Bookkeeping
The Cash Book
Petty Cash
Understand the Principles of Coding and Batch Control
Understand Responsibilities When Working in a Bookkeeping Environment

SKILLS UNIT (SAGE)
Setting up a New Company
Backing Up and Restoring Data
Creating the Chart of Accounts to Suit Company Requirements
Creating Customer and Supplier Account Codes and Records
Making Error Corrections and Deleting Transactions
Customer Invoices Using Batch Entry
Customer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
Sales Invoice Day Book in Sage
Sales Credit Day Book in Sage 
Supplier Invoices Using Batch Entry
Supplier Credit Notes Using Batch Entry
Purchase Invoice Day Book in Sage
Purchase Credit Day Book in Sage
The Opening Bank Cash Book Balance (The Bank Account)
Entering Customer Receipts
Customer Receipts Reports
Printing a Customer Statement
Entering Supplier Payments
Supplier Payments Reports
Printing a Remittance Advice
Non Credit Bank Transactions (Not in Customer or Supplier Ledgers)
Bank Reconciliation
Printing a Bank Statement Report
The Petty Cash Opening Balance
Petty Cash Transactions
The Trial Balance
Producing Sales Invoices
Correcting and Editing Sales Invoices
Producing a Sales Credit Note
Posting Payments on Account
The Trial Balance
Nominal Ledger Reports
Maintaining the Security of Data

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