Sage 50 Accounts 2011 - Pitman Training Courses

Sage 50 Accounts

Sage 50 Accounts will equip you with the skills you need to get a good job in an accounts department, or to work for yourself by offering accounting administration services to local firms. 

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Is this for you?

Ideal for those looking to work in accounts and who have prior knowledge of manual accounting procedures. So, if you're looking to work as an Accounts Assistant, If you run your own business this is the ideal course to undertake to enable you to run and manage your business accounts.

Optional Qualifications and Certification*

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

* not available to those on funded or TSG-supported programmes

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Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



Around 30 hours

About this course

Sage is one of the Ireland's most popular and in-demand business accounting packages.

This flexible study course will take you through everything from stock management, VAT returns, processing sales orders, invoicing and reporting, to name just a few topics.

On successful completion of this course you will have complete confidence in your ability to use this popular accountancy software.

Topics covered in this Sage course include: 

  • An overview of the Sage program 
  • Entering opening balances, preparing and printing a trial balance, setting up opening assets, liabilities and capital balances, entering budgets, producing routine reports
  • Checking data, entering supplier invoices, posting error corrections, amending records
  • Invoicing, generating customer letters, entering new products, checking communication history
  • Banking and payments, producing statements, petty cash, payroll reconciliation
  • Audit trails, correcting basic entry errors, reconciling debtors and creditors 
  • Creating sales credit notes, processing purchase credit notes, adjusting stock records 
  • Price lists and sales orders, stock management
  • Purchase orders, processing sales orders,
  • Checking and reconciling the VAT return, producing profit & loss and balance sheet for management accounts, checking budget figures versus actuals, carrying out the year end procedure

If you want to develop your skills further, you might also consider Microsoft Excel – we’ve a range of courses from entry level to advanced.

Aims and Objectives

The Sage Accounts course is specially designed for people wanting to be able to demonstrate they are proficient and confident in Sage 50. 

Comprising thirteen lessons, this course will equip you with the skills you need to get a good job in an accounts department or to work for yourself by offering accounting administration services to local firms. 

It will also give you the opportunity to gain the AAT Level 2 Award in Computerised Accounting qualification.


A good knowledge of manual bookkeeping would be ideal before commencing this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

Want to work in accounts? Pretty much every business needs knowledgeable people to help process the daily financial transactions and ensure everything is logged and recorded accurately. This certification can help you gain roles such as Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, Sales Ledger Clerk etc. From here you can undertake additional training and work towards positions such as Assistant Management Accountant, Finance Team Leader, Assistant Finance Manager etc.

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