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  • Accreditation by Qualifications Register
  • 8 units

Accounting is a fundamental element of business; being able to perform accounting duties is a beneficial and impressive skill to possess. The Computerised Accounting Level 1 course equips you with the skills needed to complete accounts using the very best in accounting software. You will learn how to set-up company details in addition to customer and supplier records. You will learn how to navigate the nominal ledger, creating and amending nominal codes. You will learn how to enter cash and credit transactions, utilising the Bank Module to keep track of your finances. Overall, you will acquire a good understanding of accounting in practice.

This course is beneficial for anyone wanting to start-up their own business and take control of their own business finances. In addition, this course will enhance your employability skills and make your CV more attractive to prospective employers. The Level 1 course is suitable for beginners as well as those with previous experience in accounts who are looking to refresh their learning. The course is designed for all types of learner and has been developed with beginners and intermediate learners in mind.

Once you have completed the Level 1 course, you may progress to the Computerised Accounting Level 2 course which builds upon what you have already successfully learned. 

Free With This Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Course

Full student copy of Sage instant Accounts which comes with practice data to assist you with your studies and allow you to apply the techniques you learn throughout this course, worth £36.

After each lesson there is an assignment which you must complete and return to your tutor for marking. At the end of the course there is a final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT if you wish to achieve the fully accredited SAGE 50 certification.

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Certificate

Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Qualification: Sage Accounts Level 1 Certification

In order to achieve this you must complete the final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

UNIT 1 – AN INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

Learning Outcome:  To understand the purpose and processes of accounting

Objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of accounting.
  • Outline the requirements for accounting in the UK.
  • Explain the accounting process.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the accounting process.

UNIT 2 – SYSTEMS OF ACCOUNTING

Learning Outcome:  To understand the foundations of computerised accounting

Objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of computerised accounting.
  • Produce new records for an organisation.
  • Explain the processes used in computerised accounting.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of manual and computerised accounting.

UNIT 3 – CUSTOMER AND SUPPLIER ACCOUNTS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how to set-up and navigate the customer and supplier functions.

Objectives:

  • Produce and amend customer and supplier records.
  • Create customer and supplier reports.
  • Explain the process for producing and amending customer and supplier records and creating reports.
  • Evaluate the benefits of computerised accounting for producing customer and supplier records, amendments and creating reports.

UNIT 4 – THE NOMINAL LEDGER

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Nominal Ledger.

Objectives:

  • Create and amend new Nominal Codes
  • Input Opening Balances.
  • Explain the process of creating and amending Nominal Codes and inputting Opening Balances
  • Evaluate the benefits of using computerised accounting to create and amend Nominal Codes and input Opening Balances.

UNIT 5 – ENTERING TRANSACTIONS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how different transactions are recorded within a computerised accounting system.

Objectives:

  • Identify cash and credit transactions.
  • Enter customer and supplier invoices.
  • Explain what a Trial Balance shows the user in relation to entered transactions.
  • Explain the benefits of computerised accounting when entering these transactions.

UNIT 6 – THE BANK MODULE

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Bank module in a computerised accounting system.

Objectives:

  • Enter payments into the Bank module.
  • Enter receipts into the Bank module.
  • Explain the procedure of entering these transactions into computerised accounting.
  • Explain the reason a Bad Debt is written-off.

UNIT 7 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 1

Learning Outcome:  To develop practical computerised accounting skills.

Objectives:

  • Create company records for a fictional organisation.
  • Enter transactions and follow procedure.
  • Produce reports.
  • Explain the processes used throughout.
  • Evaluate the ease of use of the processes used.

UNIT 8 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 2

Learning Outcome:  To further comprehensively develop practical computerised accounting skills.

Objectives:

  • Create company records for a fictional organisation.
  • Enter transactions and follow procedure.
  • Produce reports.
  • Explain the processes used throughout.
  • Evaluate the ease of use of the processes used.

After each lesson there is an assignment which you must complete and return to your tutor for marking. At the end of the course there is a final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT if you wish to achieve the fully accredited SAGE 50 certification.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Accounting is a fundamental element of business; being able to perform accounting duties is a beneficial and impressive skill to possess. The Computerised Accounting Level 1 course equips you with the skills needed to complete accounts using the very best in accounting software. You will learn how to set-up company details in addition to customer and supplier records. You will learn how to navigate the nominal ledger, creating and amending nominal codes. You will learn how to enter cash and credit transactions, utilising the Bank Module to keep track of your finances. Overall, you will acquire a good understanding of accounting in practice.

This course is beneficial for anyone wanting to start-up their own business and take control of their own business finances. In addition, this course will enhance your employability skills and make your CV more attractive to prospective employers. The Level 1 course is suitable for beginners as well as those with previous experience in accounts who are looking to refresh their learning. The course is designed for all types of learner and has been developed with beginners and intermediate learners in mind.

Once you have completed the Level 1 course, you may progress to the Computerised Accounting Level 2 course which builds upon what you have already successfully learned. 

Free With This Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Course

Full student copy of Sage instant Accounts which comes with practice data to assist you with your studies and allow you to apply the techniques you learn throughout this course, worth £36.

After each lesson there is an assignment which you must complete and return to your tutor for marking. At the end of the course there is a final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT if you wish to achieve the fully accredited SAGE 50 certification.

On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:

Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Certificate

Sage 50 Accounts Level 1 Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Qualification: Sage Accounts Level 1 Certification

In order to achieve this you must complete the final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Anyone who is studying for or has completed a course endorsed by an Ofqual approved awarding body is eligible to join Qualifications Register.  The Qualifications Register (QR) is an independent register that aims to serve both members of the public and those professionals who hold recognised qualifications.

QR's primary aim is to provide transparency to members of the public and employers. The QR is a searchable database that allows them to find a practitioner and view the relevant qualification and endorsements the practitioner holds. The member of the public is then able to make an informed decision in relation to the suitability of the practitioner.  QR also tracks whether practitioners have insurance, again something that is useful for members of the public.  QR can also help professionals gain insurance or find professional indemnity cover.  Click here to find out more.

Members of the public can check an independent source with complete confidence that the practitioner has the qualification(s) they claim to have and that any additional CPD the practitioner has, is verified and quality assured to make sure that the CPD is being done on a regular basis. QR tracks a practitioners endorsed CPD (in unison with our CPD accreditation partner Lifetime Awarding) and other key signals to help members of the public and employers to come to a more informed decision about the professional they intend to use. This is an enormously valuable signal that's increasingly important as business becomes more deregulated and privatised.

For practitioners QR helps you market your skills, endorsements and feedback transparently to a wider audience. It also gives you access to a community to help make you more able to progress and succeed in your field of expertise.  Click here to find out more.

UNIT 1 – AN INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

Learning Outcome:  To understand the purpose and processes of accounting

Objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of accounting.
  • Outline the requirements for accounting in the UK.
  • Explain the accounting process.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of the accounting process.

UNIT 2 – SYSTEMS OF ACCOUNTING

Learning Outcome:  To understand the foundations of computerised accounting

Objectives:

  • Identify the purpose of computerised accounting.
  • Produce new records for an organisation.
  • Explain the processes used in computerised accounting.
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of manual and computerised accounting.

UNIT 3 – CUSTOMER AND SUPPLIER ACCOUNTS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how to set-up and navigate the customer and supplier functions.

Objectives:

  • Produce and amend customer and supplier records.
  • Create customer and supplier reports.
  • Explain the process for producing and amending customer and supplier records and creating reports.
  • Evaluate the benefits of computerised accounting for producing customer and supplier records, amendments and creating reports.

UNIT 4 – THE NOMINAL LEDGER

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Nominal Ledger.

Objectives:

  • Create and amend new Nominal Codes
  • Input Opening Balances.
  • Explain the process of creating and amending Nominal Codes and inputting Opening Balances
  • Evaluate the benefits of using computerised accounting to create and amend Nominal Codes and input Opening Balances.

UNIT 5 – ENTERING TRANSACTIONS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how different transactions are recorded within a computerised accounting system.

Objectives:

  • Identify cash and credit transactions.
  • Enter customer and supplier invoices.
  • Explain what a Trial Balance shows the user in relation to entered transactions.
  • Explain the benefits of computerised accounting when entering these transactions.

UNIT 6 – THE BANK MODULE

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Bank module in a computerised accounting system.

Objectives:

  • Enter payments into the Bank module.
  • Enter receipts into the Bank module.
  • Explain the procedure of entering these transactions into computerised accounting.
  • Explain the reason a Bad Debt is written-off.

UNIT 7 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 1

Learning Outcome:  To develop practical computerised accounting skills.

Objectives:

  • Create company records for a fictional organisation.
  • Enter transactions and follow procedure.
  • Produce reports.
  • Explain the processes used throughout.
  • Evaluate the ease of use of the processes used.

UNIT 8 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 2

Learning Outcome:  To further comprehensively develop practical computerised accounting skills.

Objectives:

  • Create company records for a fictional organisation.
  • Enter transactions and follow procedure.
  • Produce reports.
  • Explain the processes used throughout.
  • Evaluate the ease of use of the processes used.

After each lesson there is an assignment which you must complete and return to your tutor for marking. At the end of the course there is a final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT if you wish to achieve the fully accredited SAGE 50 certification.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
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