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Sage 50 Accounts - Stage 2

  • About This Course
    Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 2 is the second instalment in our series of Sage 50 Accounts training courses. It is an interactive online course that teaches you how to do even more with Sage 50 Accounts. From managing the sales ledger to posting bank payments, Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 2 covers everything you need to know to take your knowledge of the software further. You will have greater control over your finances in no time. 

    Who is this course for?
    The course is designed for students that have already completed our Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 1 course and want to continue their study. It is also suitable for users of Sage 50 Accounts who understand the basics of the software and wish to take their knowledge to the next level.  

    What will you get from this course?
    Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 2 unlocks more of Sage 50 Account’s potential. You’ll be able to use the software for a greater amount of processes and will feel confident using Sage 50 Accounts. The course will also prepare you to take your study further with our Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 3 course, for example, which shows you how to do even more with the software.  

    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Keep supplier and customer records 
    • Post customer receipts, service invoices, supplier payments and supplier credit notes 
    • Safeguard your data with system backups 
    • Utilise a range of invoice techniques and routines 
    • Save time by using recurring entries  
    • Accurately report by interrogating data through search functions 
    • Correct errors in journals 
    • Process customer and supplier payments and refunds 

    Course features 
    • Simulations for a realistic learning experience 
    • Interactive quizzes throughout to test your knowledge 
    • Content can be accessed via any platform: mobile, tablet or computer
  • Course lessons
    • Supplier invoices and credit notes: recording supplier invoices and supplier credit notes, calculating net function, viewing supplier and nominal account activity, nominal account integration and memorising invoices
    • Supplier payments and documentation: payment reports, recording supplier discounts and payments on account, allocating credit notes and payments on account, producing remittance advices and supplier cheques, viewing supplier and batch supplier transactions and introduction to e-banking 
    • Customer basic invoicing: entering and recording batch customer invoices, viewing customer activity, nominal account integration, generating quotes, invoices and credit notes, creating and duplicating service invoices and quotations and printing service invoices
    • Additional invoicing routines: negative values, net value discounts, deposits, cash sales and creating service credit notes
    • Customer receipts, refunds and contra entries: using automatic allocation, posting customer receipts and customer payments on account, customer activity and foreign currency receipts, customer refunds, contra entries and using Sage Pay
    • Journal entries: introduction to nominal journals and understanding, memorising and recalling a journal 
    • Bank accounts: payments and receipts, cash register and deposits, posting receipts and payments, use of receipts and payments in back activity, using calculate net, printing cheques and understanding bank transfers 
    • Recurring entries: recurring items and settings and checking recurring items 
    • The ‘Search’ function: global filters, multiple filters and the use of wild cards 
    • Checking transactions:  audit trail, on-screen enquiries, sales and purchases tabs, dashboards and useful reports
    • Corrections: types of correction, starting corrections and finding transactions, considerations for corrections, un-allocating payments, and reversing journals 
    • Safeguarding data: backing up and checking data, scheduling backups, restoring data and rebuilding data files 
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service for recognised CPD Hours.

    The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 as the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation of our courses.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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