Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Training

Sage Courses for Beginners –  Overview

Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 course for Beginners aims to provide the skills for you to be able to supply up to date & accurate information to Management, in the appropriate way for your business.

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

Moreover, 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 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?

  • Free high quality course materials and eBook
  • Tutorial support
  • Student Discount with NUS card
  • Exam fees and exam booking service under AAT/IAB
  • Personalised individual study plan
  • Specialist Career Management service
  • AAT/IAB/SAGE Student Membership and Certificate
  • Free Sage 50 Computerised Accounting software*
  • State of the Art Virtual Learning Campus

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


2 Weeks

Sage Study Options

Classroom Based – We offer Daytime and Weekend sessions for Sage 50 Bookkeeping Level 1 Training Course.

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

Sage Certification

You will receive a certificate from Osborne Training once you finish the course. You also have an Option to get an AAT/IAB/SAGE Certificate subject to passing the 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. Additionally, this unit is graded as Pass or Fail and the minimum level of achievement is set at 70%.

Sage Course Syllabus:

  • Working with Sage 50 Accounts Program Basics.
  • Creating Account names, Numbers & Bank Payments
  • Financials
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Generating Customers Invoices
  • Monitoring Customer Activity
  • Generating Product Invoices & Credit Notes
  • Compiling & Sending Customer Statements
  • Creating Customer Receipts & Purchase Invoices
  • Supplier Payments
  • Managing Recurring Entries
  • Generating Reports & Information
  • The Active Set-Up Wizard
  • VAT Changes.

What qualifications will I gain?


You have the choice to gain certification from one of the following awarding bodies for sage courses.

AAT Exam for Sage Accounting

As Osborne Training is an AAT Approved training provider, you could Gain the following AAT qualifications provided that you book and register for AAT exams and pass the exams successfully:

Introductory Award in Computerised Accounting (can be done at our centre)

Exam Fees Per assessment including AAT Registration : £135

IAB Exam for Sage Bookkeeping

As Osborne Training is an IAB Approved training provider, you could gain the following IAB qualifications provided that you book and register for IAB exams and pass the exams successfully:

IAB Level 1 Award in Sage 50 Computerised Bookkeeping (RQF) 601/9050/4 (1 x Online Knowledge Test & 1 x Online Assignment, can be done from home)

Exam Fees Per assessment including IAB Registration : £135

SAGE Certified Exam for Sage Accounting

As Osborne Training is a SAGE Certified training provider you can  attain the following Sage Certificate by completing Sage Exam Online.

Level 1 Sage Computersied Accounting (Can be done from home Online)

Exam Fees Per assessment including SAGE Registration : £135

Next steps after qualifying

You may progress to do Level 2 Sage Computerised Accounting / Bookkeeping

What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Junior bookkeeper
  • Assistant accountant
  • Junior purchase ledger clerk
  • Junior Sales ledger clerk
  • All access level bookkeeping jobs

In these roles, you could earn on average £18,000 per annum (source: Salary Checker, UK Only).

*Terms & Conditions apply

Sage Courses Fees

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


Fast Track Option

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