Sage 50 Accounts Training - Level 3

Sage 50 Level 3 Course Overview

Level 3 is designed to provide individuals more advanced knowledge of bookkeeping and Sage 50 accounts. Moreover, it is intended for individuals who already have a good working knowledge of Sage 50 accounts and wish to further their studies. It is also building on the Level 2 but this course provides the additional knowledge required to prepare the accounts for different types of business. Therefore,enables better financial management and control of business. Learn Sage 50 courses in London campus.

Every business, no matter how large or small, is required by law to ‘keep books’. Bookkeepers play a vital role within organisations. Therefore, they ensure records of individual financial transactions are accurate, orderly, up to date and comprehensive.

If you are organised and methodical, like working through documents and enjoy seeing a set of figures add up properly, then bookkeeping is the career for you.

Who is it for?

The sage 50 course is suitable for people who:

  • Are thinking about starting up their own business or who are currently running their own business.
  • Are thinking about changing from a manual to a computerised Bookkeeping system.
  • And are looking to improve their career prospects.

What support is available?

  • High-quality scenario-based course materials
  • Tutorial support
  • Student Discount with NUS card
  • Exam fees and exam booking service under Sage
  • Personalised individual study plan
  • Specialist Career Management service
  • Sage Student Membership and Certificate
  • Free Sage 50 Computerised Accounting software*
  • Access to Career Hub for 3 Months (Find More)

*Available for students who book Sage 50 Computerised Accounting – Fast Track course

Duration for Sage 50 Courses in London

We would expect this course to take 2 Weeks to complete for most students.


Level 2 Knowledge of Sage 50 Computerised Accounting Required. You must have basic IT knowledge to run Sage 50 software effectively.

Sage 50 Training Certification

You will receive a certificate from Osborne Training once you finish the course. You also have an Option to attain Certificate from SAGE(UK) subject to passing the exams.

AAT/Sage Exams

You will have to complete computer-based assessments to get the certificate. To successfully complete the qualification the candidate must pass the Mandatory element of assessment. The unit is graded as Pass or Fail and the minimum level of achievement is set at 70%.

Study Options

Classroom Based – We offer Daytime and Weekend sessions for Sage 50 Bookkeeping Level 3 Training Course in our London campus. (Sage 50 Courses London)

Alternatively, if you prefer to do this course online or Self Study basis, you may choose Sage Training – Fast Track.

Sage 50 Courses Syllabus

  • Creating a Chart of Accounts to Suit Company Requirements
  • Sole Trader Accounts preparation
  • The Trial Balance preparation
  • Errors in the Trial Balance
  • Disputed Items
  • Use of the Journal
  • Prepare and Process Month End Routine
  • Contra Entries
  • The Government Gateway and VAT Returns
  • Bad Debts and Provision for Doubtful Debts
  • Prepare and Produce Final Accounts
  • Management Information Reports
  • Making Decisions with Reports Using Sage
  • The Fixed Asset Register and Depreciation
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • Cash Flow and Forecast Reports
  • Advanced Credit Control


What qualifications will I gain?



As Osborne Training is a Sage (UK) Approved training provider, you could gain the following qualification provided that you book and register for exam and pass the exam successfully:

  • Sage 50c Computerised Accounting Course (Level 3)

The exam is conducted online through Sage (UK).

Exam Fees Per assessment or per level including Registration: £175.

Once you book the exam, you get access to Sage Qualifications online Portal for 6 months with additional practice materials. You can attempt to complete the online exam any time within that 6 months. Once completed, you get the digital certificate direct from Sage (UK).

Please note that the Sage 50 Accounts and Payroll exams are taken on the Cloud version, where the interface is slightly different from the Desktop version. However, the principles still remain the same.

Therefore, candidates are given extra materials to practice before attempting the exam on the Sage Qualifications Portal. We believe that having experience with both the Desktop and Cloud versions enhances the knowledge and expertise of the candidates.

Further Progression

You may progress to do AAT/ACCA do become an Accredited Accountant.

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Senior bookkeeper
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Senior Purchase ledger clerk
  • Senior Sales ledger clerk

In these roles, you could earn on average more than £50,000 per annum (source: Reed Salary Checker, UK Only).

*Terms & Conditions apply

Course Fees

Course Mode of Study
Classroom Based Online Live Distance Learning
Regular Fee Discounted Fee Regular Fee Discounted Fee Regular Fee Discounted Fee
Sage 50 Bookkeeping/Accounting
Level 3
£699 £399

*Discounted Fees are available for Limited Period.

Payment Options

You may choose any of the following options to pay for your course

By Debit/Credit Card: You can pay in full on our website using the Enrol Online option. You may be eligible to claim a free Tablet PC (Eligibility Criteria Applies, Find More Here)

Flexible Payment Option: You may consider paying your fees over 6, 9, or 12 monthly instalments at 0% Interest through Student Loan. Initially, you pay 10% of the course fees and then the rest of the amount over the loan period as a monthly direct debit. Our payment plans are provided by Duology Finance, any credit agreement you enter into is subject to a credit check and will be governed by Duology/Omni Capital Retail Finance’s terms and conditions. (Find More Here)
Employer Funded: If your current employer is likely to fund the Course, please send us your employer details (Name, Address, email address, Telephone, and Contact Person) and we will send a Customised Course proposal to ensure a smooth enrolment experience. An invoice for the Employer can also be raised if required. (Find More Here)

Once payment is completed, please complete the enrolment form provided in the welcome/Course Enrolment Confirmation email.

Booking with Deposit

Fees are discounted for a Limited period, therefore early booking is always advisable, you can book your course by paying as little as £100 Deposit* specially if you are not ready to start your course now. Therefore, even when the course fee increases it does not affect you. When you book with a deposit, we can book your place for 6 months from the payment date. If you start the course within 6 months of the booking the deposit amount will be deducted from the total Course fees.

Click Here to book with a deposit.

*Please note, all deposit payments are non-refundable.

If you have further questions about the course please complete the “Get Course Information Kit” form to get the updated fee information.

On completion, you should receive an email with the updated course fee information & available Course start dates. One of our course advisors will also be in touch to check whether you require any further support.

Additional 10% Discount Available for Individuals who are working or worked within the last two years, as a key worker in the following sector:

  • NHS
  • Health and Care
  • Supermarkets
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Security
  • Armed Forces


  1. Evidence of employment is required
  2. Course funding must be by the individual
  3. Discount is not available with any other offer

Please call us to find out the course fees on 0203 608 7179 or fill out the “Get Course Information Kit” form on this page. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.

Fast Track Option

Take economic advantage of the Sage Fast Track option by combining Sage 50 Accounts Level 1, 2 & 3 courses together. You would also receive a Free Tablet PC and Free Sage 50 Accounts Software.

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