Sage - Level 1 Award

The Sage accountancy courses are ideal if you work or want to work in job roles such as accounting technician, accounts/finance clerk and private practice accountant.

What you learn will enable you to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the accounting sector.


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An interview is essential for this course

How will this course benefit me?

This course will give you the necessary skills and competence to carry out a range of basic day to day computerised accounting routines and activities using Sage software.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Spoken and written English at Level 1
  • ITQ Level 1
  • A willingness to participate in class discussions and activities and a commitment to personal study
  • The time and commitment necessary to complete a portfolio of evidence and maintain attendance of at least 90%
  • You must be at least 19 years of age to join this course

What will I learn?

  • Introduction to computerised accounting
  • Financial services and payments
  • Using Computerised accounting software

How will the course be delivered?
A mixture of workshops, demonstrations, discussions, and presentations. You will work on a set of tasks (written, roleplay, presentations) throughout the course and your tutor will provide regular feedback on your progress and achievement. You should expect to commit to 2 - 3 hours a week on personal research and homework.

How will my learning be assessed?
You will be assessed by a combination of knowledge tests, assignments throughout the course.

What are the extra costs?
USB memory stick
IAB course textbook

What can I progress to next?
Upon completion of this qualification you may progress onto the Level 2 Sage, Bookkeeping and other Level 2 vocational courses.

Health and Safety requirements?
Standard teaching room low level risks