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Key features and benefits

  • Study at our World Class Campus
  • Fantastic learning facilities
  • We work with over 3,000 employers to help you find a job
  • Rated "Good" by Ofsted in all areas - as of January 2022
  • Entry Requirements

    Knowledge of Spreadsheet applications would be useful. Book Keeping knowledge would also be desirable but is not essential.

  • What will I study?

    This 6 Week Training Course is delivered 3 hrs per week. Students learn to produce a complete set of accounts with reports using integrated accounts software. The course comprises modules on:

    Specific course content includes:

    • Clearing data, setting up Sage and the importance of backups
    • Set dates/amend company details, VAT rates
    • Setting up nominals and the opening trial balance
    • Basic customer and supplier entry details
    • Processing batch invoices
    • Credit notes and amendments
    • Petty cash and error correction
    • Bank reconciliation

    Time permitting, there may also be the opportunity to cover some of the following:

    • Prepayments, accruals, contra entries and month/period end
    • Returned cheques, writing off bad debts, sales order processing
    • Disposal of fixed assets and provision for doubtful debts

    Please note that Payroll is not included on this course.

    How will the course be delivered?

    Through classroom based activities alongside a tutor and other delegates at a similar level. The course is self-paced and, if a student completes, a college certificate is awarded.

  • More Information

    For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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