1Course Overview

Sage 50 Accounts - Level 1

Course code: SAGE301

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Gain a qualification in Sage Accounts, from home!

  • Gain a basic understanding of Sage - from navigation to creating and amending records, getting started with opening balances and controlling user access
  • Fully accredited by SAGE,this course provides an internationally recognised qualification and is a benchmark of quality, allowing you to prove a high level of accounts knowledge to future employers.
  • FREE Sage 50 Software is included in your course, allowing you to put everything you learn into practice.
  • Express Delivery is available, so there's no need to wait around if you want to start your training as soon as possible!
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2Course Content

Course Content

  • Be familiar with the Sage 50 Accounts user interface
  • Understand how to use password protection and how to restrict user access
  • Understand basic configuration, financial year settings, and setting up tax codes
  • Know how to create, amend and delete nominal accounts
  • Know how to create bank, cash and credit card accounts
  • Understand the role of the Chart of Accounts, and how to amend it
  • Know how to create departments
  • Know how to create, amend and delete customer and supplier accounts
  • Be able to enter opening balances for nominal, customer and supplier accounts
3Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed by written assignments, which are marked by your tutor. Students wishing to gain the full qualification will also need to complete an online SAGE exam.

Course Duration

Study time for this course is approximately 80 hours. Students may register at any time and have 6 months to complete the course. This is a lot more time than is needed, so you can study at your own pace.

Study Method

The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students receive their course manual and study guide, plus tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

In order to gain the official Sage qualifications, you will need to sit an online exam. Upon successful completion of this, you will gain the Sage level I certificate.

Alternatively, if you wish to study this course without official assessment, we can still provide you with a certificate of completion. 

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

It is advised that you have some bookkeeping skills.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • FREE Sage 50 Software
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE CV writing service
  • Examination fee worth £70
Will the Sage software work on any computer?

The Sage 50 Accounts software will only work on computers which run Windows 7 or higher, therefore Sage will not run on Windows XP. Sage software will not run on any Apple Macintosh computer. Please email us for full specification and compatibility details.

Do I have to sit an exam?

If you wish to gain the formal Sage qualification you will be required to sit an exam. However, if you would prefer to study the course without examinations, we can provide you with a certificate of completion.

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything is included in the cost of the course!

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

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 Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

6Reviews

enjoyable

I am over half way through the Sage Acounts Level 1 course and am finding it enjoyable. I have recently qualified as a Bookkeeper and have undertaken Sage Accounts as part of that course. I wanted to do the full course to fill in any gaps from the Bookkeeping course. I have found it invaluable experience and am intending to complete levels II and III within the coming year. The Study materials are very good and comprehensive and suit all levels of learner, I have the same tutor as for my bookkeeping course (Philip Holdsworth) and he has been helpful when I have needed advice and prompt with marking. Overall I have had a good experience with the Open Study College.

- Maxine Hough

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).