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BookKeeping & SAGE Computerised Accounts Level 1 (B00036-161703)

Availability: Yes

Price: £525.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Weekdays/Time: Thu (09:30 to 15:00)

Starts: 20/04/2017

End Date: 13/07/2017

Number of Weeks: 12

Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info

Course Overview:

The aim of the qualification is to provide you with an introduction to book-keeping and computerised accounts practices and to process source documents that underpin accurate record keeping. You will also learn the operation of computerised accounts software/packages applied to routine accounting tasks

How to Apply - Tutor Approval

Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.

To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:

  1. Maths and English Assessments: This MUST be done prior to your interview and takes about 1hour, you can come and do this at any time during opening times.
  2. Evidence of skills: You may be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task
  3. Interview: The Tutor interview is to ensure that this is the right course for you and that you are fully aware of what is involved in completing the course

On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.

How to Enrol:

For Information on how to enrol please click here

Entry Requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements but learners must have a good standard of English and maths.

Maths and English Assessments

Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.

Course Content:

Areas covered at Bookkeeping Level 1 include:
the completion of financial documents such as invoices and credit notes
the recording of cash and credit transactions in books of original entry
preparing bank reconciliation
understanding petty cash systems and trial balances.
Areas covered at Computerised Accounts Level 1 include:
being able to create accounts
processing accounting information in respect of the sales and purchase ledger
understanding how to use batch control sheets
being able to produce accounting reports such as customer activity reports and supplier details reports

Assessment Methods:

Bookkeeping is assessed by an examination which lasts for 90 minutes, plus five minutes reading time. The examination paper consists of a number of practical tasks.
Sage Computerised Accounts is assessed by a one hour examination (plus five minutes reading time). It will take the form of a scenario in which it is assumed that the candidate is working in an accounts department.

The exam will take place in the final week of the course. The awarding body is City and Guilds

Additional Information:

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For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

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Further Study and Career Opportunities:

Bookkeeping and Sage qualifications are available at levels 1-3 (we do not currently offer Sage at level 3), and evaluate learners' abilities to produce accounts for businesses. They are suitable for anyone looking for a qualification as the starting point for a career in book-keeping and accounts. On successful completion of this course you will be able to undertake the next level. You may wish to progress onto our AAT programme. You will be given the opportunity to discuss this during the course

For further information on career opportunities take a look at the Public and Media sectors on the National Career Service website.

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.


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