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Sage 50 Accounts Certification

A Sage Certification is the only accredited performance-based certification program approved by Sage to prove you have the expertise to work with Sage software. It's the ideal next step in your training and development as an experienced Sage software user.


£198 inc. VAT

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What is Sage Certification?

Sage Certification is designed to test your skills using Sage Software. Sage Certification is available for Sage 50 Accounts, Sage 50 Payroll and Sage Instant Accounts software. If you want to prove you’re an experienced Sage software user, Sage Certification is the ideal next step in your training development.

What should I expect?

Exams last 1 hr and are taken online, so you have the flexibility of where and when you choose to take the exam.

It will involve a combination of:

  • Drag and drop scenarios
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Simulations of your Sage software

View Technical Requirements

Level 1
  • Use shortcut keys and navigate around your software
  • Deal with company settings and access rights
  • Backup, restore and check your data
  • Configure the chart of accounts
  • Create and maintain nominal records and budgets
  • Prepare, plan and post opening balances
  • Set up customer details, defaults, terms and status
  • Set up supplier details, defaults and terms
  • Work with bank, cash, credit card payments and receipts
  • Post invoices and credit notes
  • Record customer receipts and disputed items
  • Post payments, match credit notes and payments on account
  • Post journals
  • Check and correct transactions
Level 2
  • Perform a bank reconciliation
  • Apply search criteria, multiple searches and wild cards
  • Review the ageing frequency on outstanding invoices, age invoices and produce ageing reports
  • Understand the different types of customer correspondence
  • Flag invoices in dispute, write off customer or supplier transactions and adjust VAT accordingly
  • Set up and process recurring transactions
  • Set up and post depreciation and dispose of an asset
  • Set up and process prepayments and accruals
  • Deal with the VAT return and run the year end
  • Produce profit and loss, balance sheet, budget reports, departmental reports and transfer basic information to Microsoft® Excel and Word
  • Understand and interpret the results from your management reports
Level 3
  • Plan a stock system
  • Create product records
  • Set up a product assembly
  • Enter opening balances for stock levels
  • Perform stock take and make adjustments
  • Perform stock period end and year end
  • Set up and maintain pricing and discount structures
  • Create and process sales and purchase orders
  • Create multiple delivery addresses
  • Create quotes, pro-formas, invoices and credit notes
  • Setup recurring invoices and orders