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Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounts (SAGE) – January Start

This qualification is an introduction to level one computerised accounting, using SAGE software.

15 Weeks
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: No formal qualifications needed

Course Info

SAGE is a leading provider of business software solutions worldwide, helping over 6 million customers in 24 countries to work efficiently and successfully.

The programme involves applying manual book-keeping skills to a computerised accounting record system in the various ledgers. It covers:

  • Adding new accounts to sales/purchase/nominal ledgers
  • Processing invoices and credit notes
  • Bank receipts and payments
  • Producing reports

The course leads to a qualification from City and Guilds – the highly respected examination body which is recognised and valued by employers across the world.

This course typically achieves a high success rate – exam results are consistently excellent. Students are therefore able to develop their skills for career progression, increased success in the workplace and enhanced employment opportunities across a range of industries/sectors and in a range of different roles.


The programme is delivered using a workbook which is studied at the learners own pace.

The tutor underpins and reinforces this content and provides additional input.

Sessions are workshop based, and there is some expectation of practical exercises.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

An interest in the subject area would be a distinct advantage.

All students will be interviewed to ascertain that they have a good standard of English, Literacy and Numeracy. Students should also have basic computer literacy.