Entry Requirements

This is a basic entry-level qualification. With this qualification, there is no need for any prior accounting knowledge. However, basic understanding of double entries, receivables, payables, cash Vs credit transactions desirable. Some accounting work experience is ideal but optional.

Who is the course for

This course is for those looking to develop accounting software skills, already working in finance and looking for formal recognition of their skills people wanting to work in bookkeeping in a finance department or as an independent professional.

Course Content

SAGE 50 Accounting software - use a computerised accounting system (SAGE):

  • to create new business/company
  • to create customers and suppliers record
  • to enter accounting transactions, perform a reconciliation, correct errors and produce a range of reports, maintain the security of accounting information using passwords and backup routines.

Study Methods


How is the course assessed

1 computer based test

Where next - Further Studies

  • AAT foundation certificate in Bookkeeping
  • AAT foundation certificate in Accounting

Where next - Job Opportunities

The Foundation certificate in Accounting software can lead to employment as:

  • Trainee Accountant
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Bookkeeping Assistant.

More Information

For more information, please contact Nehal Vanjani, Course Team Leader - AAT on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 18 January 2018

How to Apply

You can enrol and pay online for this course. Please click the orange Enrol Now button below.

Hayes Campus: Course Starting Sat 21 April 2018

Starts: 21/04/2018

Duration: 5 Week(s)

Where: Hayes Campus

When: Saturday 10:00 to 15:15

Total College Fee: £304.00