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Sage 50 Accounts - Stage 3

  • About This Course
    Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 3 is the third 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 processing VAT returns to managing credit control, Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 3 covers a multitude of day-to-day and advanced processes in depth. Armed with the knowledge this course provides, you will be well on your way to becoming a skilled user of Sage 50 Accounts. 

    Who is this course for?
    The course is designed for students that have already completed our Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 2 course and want to continue their study. It is also suitable for users of Sage 50 Accounts who are familiar with many of software’s features and functions but wish to start really honing their knowledge and skills. 

    What will you get from this course?
    Sage 50 Accounts – Stage 3 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 4 course, for example, which teaches you to become an Accounts expert.   

    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Perform a bank reconciliation 
    • Manage credit control, including statements, emails and letters
    • Write-off bad dept and perform VAT reclaims 
    • Create a range of financial reports 
    • Integrate Sage 50 Accounts with Microsoft Excel 
    • Post repayments and accruals 
    • Prepare for the year end 
    • Report on assets 
    • Understand the difference between VAT procedures in the UK and Ireland 

    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
    • Credit control reporting: customer defaults, ageing periods, chase debt, aged reports (retrospective and other credit control reports), aged creditors analysis, customer invoices and supplier reports 
    • Credit control documentation and communication: customer statements and letters, email statements and communications history 
    • Credit control management: disputed transactions and reporting them, account status, VAT recovery on bad dept and bad dept write-off 
    • Cash flow forecast: including transactions, manual entries and viewing forecasts
    • Financial reporting: audit trail, trial balance, chart of accounts, profit and loss (including comparative), balance sheets, batch reports, period figures and ratio reports 
    • Departments and budgets: department activity and reports, standard and advanced budgeting and budget reports
    • Microsoft Excel integration: Excel integrated reporting and additional Sage options
    • Bank reconciliation: reconciling the bank (sorting and matching transactions, plus adding adjustments), bank reports and bank feeds 
    • Fixed assets: fixed asset categories and register, asset reporting and disposal and post depreciation 
    • Prepayments and accruals: setting up and posting prepayments and accruals, reversing journals and the nominal ledger effect 
    • VAT return (UK): producing and checking VAT returns, scale charges, VAT verification and transfer, nominal accounts and EC Sales list 
    • VAT return (Ireland): same as above 
    • Year end: future transactions, posting late transactions, clearing the audit trail, archiving data and deleting unwanted records 
  • 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 TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.



    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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