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Sage 50c Computerised Accounts Level 2


Boost your knowledge with our Sage 50c Computerised Accounts Level 2 qualification from home, at your own pace.

Course duration

You will have up to six months to complete this course.

Course outcome

On completion of the final assessment, you will receive your Sage 50c Computerised Accounts Level 2 certificate.

Entry requirements

This course is recommended for students who have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and financial records.


A series of self-assessments, a practice test, and a final online assessment.


Study Options

This course is only available to study online.

Study Options

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Course code: SQ002

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Course overview

  • Accredited Sage 50c Computerised Accounts Level 2 qualification.
  • Designed for those with basic accounting and bookkeeping knowledge.
  • Sage have developed the course to give students the most up-to-date skills required by employers.
  • Sage 50 professional software included (six months access).
  • Flexible way to learn - study online from the comfort your own home.

Develop your Sage knowledge with this Sage 50c Computerised Accounts Level 2 course!

During your studies, you’ll build on your basic Sage knowledge and learn how to process journal entries and bad debts, as well as producing electronic invoices and management accounts.

This Sage qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, or the ability to run your business’s finances if you are self-employed!

Course content

  • Setting up a new company
  • Backing up and restoring data
  • Customising your company
  • How to use practice data
  • Helpful information using Sage
  • Tax codes within Sage
  • The ledgers and Sage nominal codes
  • Creating a chart of accountants to suit company requirements
  • Creating customer and supplier account codes and records
  • Making error corrections and deleting transactions

  • Entering opening debtor balances
  • Entering opening creditor balances
  • The use of the journal
  • Making journal entries
  • Nominal ledger opening balances
  • The opening trial balance

  • 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 note using batch entry
  • Purchase invoice day book in Sage
  • Purchase credit day book in Sage
  • Entering customer receipts
  • Printing a customer statement
  • Entering supplier payments
  • Entering supplier payments
  • Printing a remittance advice

  • Process bank transactions not in customers or suppliers ledgers
  • Transferring money between accounts
  • Recurring entries
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Printing a bank statement report
  • Petty cash transactions
  • Reconciling the petty cash account

  • The trial balance
  • Errors in the trial balance and bad debt write off
  • Maintaining the security of data
  • Types of backup files and storage
  • Setting a system password
  • Exporting data and linking to other systems

  • Customer trade and bulk discounts
  • Customer settlement discount
  • Customer receipts and supplier payments with discounts

  • Credit limits and letters for credit control
  • Contra entries
  • Private use of business goods
  • The introduction and purchase of fixed assets
  • Budget control

  • Producing sales invoices
  • Producing sales credit notes

Extra Information

This course is offered on a distance learning basis, with access to required study materials and unlimited support from your personal tutor via email. Study at your own pace, wherever and whenever you choose.

Awarding Body

Sage are a market-leading systems provider offering integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems for businesses. Their business solutions are used in businesses throughout the world, with their globally recognised qualifications offering users the ability to become experts in the Sage suite of products and perform their job to a high standard.


This course is recommended for students who have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and financial records.

During this course, you will be assessed through a series of self-assessments. You will then need to complete a final online to achieve the qualification. A practice test is also available to help you prepare for the final assessment. You will have the support of a tutor throughout your studies if you have any questions during your studies.

  • Sage software (you must have an internet connection and the ability to save the software onto your device to download the Sage software required to complete this course.)
  • Dedicated personal tutor support.
  • Dedicated learner services.
  • FREE CV critique service.
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers.
  • FREE XO Student Discounts membership.

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. Head to the Sage website to view any further technical requirements for this software.

To gain the full Sage qualification you will be required to complete the final assessment exam.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.

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