CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate

Global Edulink always strives to provide learners with the best possible experience, and we are proud to offer official Sage courses. These courses and qualifications are fully accredited by Sage, meaning you are receiving expert instruction, and recognised qualifications, all at an amazing price. In addition, you have access to our fantastic student portal, tutor guidance, and excellent customer service. What could be better?

Sage courses focus on accounts and payroll, and could help you to pursue the career you want, and this CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate is no different. If you have completed an introductory Sage training course and are ready to progress to a higher level, this is the course for you. Understand how sage works with accounting principles, and how the software can be used in a business environment.

This course has been carefully created in partnership with Sage UK with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The certificate will allow you to demonstrate a high level of skill, and could help you to establish your own business or progress in your current career.

Who is it for
  • School Leaver
  • Job Seeker
  • Financial Controller


Course Objectives

The course comprises six units, as follows:

  • How to make full use of the software, backup, restore and data security
  • Transactions from customer and suppliers including invoice creation
  • Cash, bank and budget control and reconciliation
  • Management and comparative reporting
  • VAT returns, EC sales and Intrastat
  • Tailoring reports and layouts including email statements and remittances
  • Project (job) costing for detailed individual job/project control

Learn about advanced accounting functions such as fixed asset control, depreciation, producing final accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum


1. Creating Customer and Supplier Account Codes and Records

2. Making Error Corrections and Deleting Transactions

3. Producing Sales Invoices

4. Producing a Sales Credit Note

5. Customer Invoices Using Batch Entry

6. Customer Credit Notes Using Batch Entry

7. Sales Invoice Day Book in Sage

8. Sales Credit Day Book in Sage

9. Entering Customer Receipts

10. Printing a Customer Statement

11. Supplier Invoices Using Batch Entry

12. Supplier Credit Notes Using Batch Entry

13. Purchase Invoice Day Book in Sage

14. Purchase Credit Day Book in Sage

15. Entering Supplier Payments

16. Printing a Remittance Advice

17. Trade and Settlement Discounts

18. Setting Up and Using Email Invoice and Statement Features


1. Working Through Unit Two

2. The Opening Bank Cash Book Balance (The Bank Account)

3. Creating a New Bank Account

4. Process Bank Transactions Not In Customers Or Suppliers Ledgers

5. Transferring Money Between Accounts

6. Recurring Entries

7. Bank Reconciliation

8. Refunds and Returned Cheques

9. Contra Entries

10. Petty Cash Transactions

11. Reconciling the Petty Cash Account

12. The Cash Register


1. Working Through Unit Three

2. Entering Opening Debtor Balances

3. Entering Opening Creditor Balances

4. The Use of the Journal in Sage

5. Making Journal Entries

6. Entering Nominal Ledger Opening Balances

7. Use of the Suspense Account

8. Correcting Departmental Posting Errors

9. Journal Entries for Direct and Indirect Labour

10. Glossary of Accounting Terms


1. Screenshots, Tasks and Activities

2. Working Through Unit Four

3. Monitor and Analyse Customer Accounts for Credit Control

4. Supplier Activities and Aged Reports

5. Debtors and Creditors Control Accounts

6. VAT Returns and The Government Gateway

7. To Process a VAT Return

8. EC Purchases and EC Sales

9. EC Sales List

10. Intrastat

11. Bad Debt Write Off and Provision for Doubtful Debts

12. The Trial Balance

13. Errors in the Trial Balance


1. Working Through Unit Five

2. Maintaining the Security Of Data

3. Types of Backup Files and Storage

4. Set Access Rights for a Secure Operating System

5. Prepare and Process the Month End Routine

6. Management Reporting

7. Other Comparative Reports available in Sage

8. Exporting Data and Linking to Other Systems


1. Working Through Unit Six

2. Introduction to Costs and Income (for students)

3. Cost Centres and Profit Centres

4. Coding Using Sage

5. Departmental Coding

6. Variance Analysis

7. Budget Control

8. Stock Valuation and Stock Control

9. Accounting for Movements in WIP and Finished Goods

10. Project Costing using Cost Codes and Resources

11. Glossary of Accounting Terms

Method of Assessment

The course is self-contained with self-assessments and practice tests, followed by a final online assessment.

Benefits you will gain:

By enrolling in to this course, you’ll get:

  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • Includes step-by-step tutorial videos and an effective, professional support service.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • Study in a user friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.


Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.

Career Path
  • Financial Controller
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Accountant

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