Learn the basics of the desktop Sage 50 Accounts package with our Sage accounts beginners workshop.
Candidates will expand their knowledge of Sage through a mix of guided exercises and taught material. Additionally, courses are run in small groups thereby offering more 1-on-1 feedback with plenty of time to ask questions.
After the day has finished, candidates will leave feeling confident and able to tackle tasks such as creating invoices and credit notes.
Our Expert trainer, Sue, can adapt to any specific requirements and will take things at a faster or slower pace where necessary. So, there won’t be any chance of candidates getting bored or left behind.
Moreover, you needn’t worry about forgetting the content because an instruction booklet with all the coursework examples will be provided to each person at the on the day.
Over the course, candidates will learn the basics of the Sage accounts software including the 3 ledger system, navigating the interface and backing up Sage.
The full course content is:
- An introduction to the 3 ledger system
- Setting up a company
- Navigating Sage
- Creating new customers and suppliers
- Nominal codes
- Creating customer and supplier invoices
- Creating customer and supplier credit notes
- Using bank accounts
- Sage’s VAT System
- Transactions on Sage
- Backing up your Sage account
We suggest that candidates bring their own laptop fully loaded with the Sage 50 accounting package so that any exercises can be completed alongside the tutor.
Please note this course does not support the cloud version of Sage 50.
However, this is not essential as candidates will get the chance to practise on our mock computer throughout the day. Additionally, candidates will be provided with an instruction booklet with every exercise to take away for future reference.
Candidates will receive a certificate shortly after taking the course stating their attendance and qualification.
Who needs the Sage Accounts Beginners Workshop?
This course is ideally suited to those who have limited to no working experience with the Sage 50 accounts software.
Those who are likely to need this training include small business owners and new accountants who haven’t used the package beforehand.
Looking for the next step up? Try our Sage Intermediate workshop.
What can Sage do for my business?
Sage has become one of the most prominent and widely used accounts packages because it possesses the abilities to make life simpler and easier. Some of the reasons to choose Sage are:
- You can monitor your finances in real time
- You can reduce the time spent entering data
- It provides a more cost-effective solution to paper accountancy
- You can automatically calculate and submit VAT returns
Benefits of this face-to-face workshop
We believe that face-to-face workshops are the best way to teach Sage. Whilst there are some downsides, the benefits far outweigh them. Some of the benefits to note include:
- Questions can be answered there and then
- The course can be adapted to meet your needs on the day
- Someone is there to offer you help when you need it
- The pace of the course can be adjusted
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