Sage 50 Accounts Classroom Training

Classroom training at our premises; the perfect opportunity to get out of the office to focus.

Our Sage 50 Accounts classroom courses are specifically designed to introduce you to the software and its features depending on your current level of understanding. Consisting of 4 stages, as you progress your skills will be developed helping you to achieve the most from your accounts software. Courses start with Stage 1 progressing to Stage 4. There are also two specialist courses for those looking to learn to use the report designer and those who need to learn features used by charity organisations.

Benefits of classroom training:
  • Avoid the distractions of work by learning in our dedicated classroom
  • Refreshments provided
  • Receive a certificate of completion for the course(s) you take
  • Each attendee has their own work station and PC with Sage installed

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Why book Sage Accounts training with Advantage Services?

Benefits & assurance of expertise:

  • Certification - receive a certificate for the training you have completed
  • Experts - our trainers have successfully completed full training programs on Sage Accounts
  • Experience - we've been the leading Sage Partner provider of training every year since 2006
  • Sage Platinum Partner - recognition from Sage UK for our outstanding customer service
  • We use the software - Sage 50 Accounts is used in our own business, our support team are excellent and 1000s of customers choose our support service for Sage Accounts, Payroll and HR. Feel free to request a quote for support with us

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Sage 50 Accounts Set Course Training

We have 6 set courses for Sage 50 Accounts training and these structured training courses can be adapted as you need. Take this as a guideline and add or remove topics as you need. If you require any advice or assistance, please contact us on 0330 335 0011 to speak with an advisor.

Sage 50 Accounts - Stage One - 1 day course
  • Be familiar with the Sage 50 Accounts user interface
  • Password protection and user access restriction
  • Financial year settings, and setting up tax codes
  • Create, amend and delete nominal accounts
  • Create bank, cash and credit card accounts
  • The Chart of Accounts, and how to amend it
  • Create departments
  • Create, amend and delete customer and supplier accounts
  • Enter opening balances for nominal, customer and supplier accounts
Sage 50 Accounts - Stage Two - 2 day course
  • Enter supplier invoices and credit notes
  • Post supplier payments including printing remittance advices, cheques and e-banking
  • Create and print service invoices and credit notes for customers
  • Post customer receipts and payments
  • Manage the sales ledger, including disputing invoices
  • Deal with contra entries
  • Posting bank and cash transactions
  • Recurring entries
  • Interrogate data using searches and filters to enable more accurate reporting
  • Check and safeguard data using backups
  • Correct errors
  • Post and correct journal entries
  • Process customer payments and supplier refunds
  • Setup foreign currency orders and produce a foreign currency service invoice

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Sage 50 Accounts - Stage Three - 2 day course
  • Perform a bank reconciliation
  • Manage credit control, including reports, statements and overdue letters
  • Manage and forecast your cash flow
  • Write off bad debts and perform a VAT reclaim
  • Set up the fixed asset register, post depreciation journals and dispose of fixed assets
  • Post prepayments and accruals
  • Produce financial reports, including the profit & loss report and balance sheet
  • Set budget information and use departments for additional analysis
  • Produce, check and submit a VAT Return
  • Prepare for, and run the year end routine
  • Integrate Sage 50 Accounts with Microsoft Office
Sage 50 Accounts - Stage Four - 2 day course
  • Plan and maintain stock records, post opening balances and record adjustments
  • Set up multiple delivery addresses for your company, your customers and suppliers
  • Purchase order cycle, know how to process from entry to delivery and match and post invoices to orders
  • Product pricing and discount structures
  • Sales order cycle, know how to process from entry to despatch and link to other areas of Sage 50 Accounts Professional
  • Stock takes, process stock adjustments and deal with stock returns and stock month end journals
  • Bill of Materials function to assemble finished goods from stocked components
  • Produce product invoices and credit notes
  • Produce quotes and pro forma invoices
  • Produce repeat invoices using recurring transactions, skeletons and duplicates
  • Stock year end and make global changes
  • Produce foreign currency orders, create foreign currency price lists and generate Intrastat reports

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Sage 50 Accounts Report Design - 1 day course
  • Create new reports using the report wizard, amend fixed reports, select variables, sort information and amend the page layout
  • Insert calculations into a report and change the presentation of information
  • Improve presentation by adding sub-totals and grand totals
  • Add filters to a report to select specific information
  • Split debits and credits and produce meaningful transaction totals
  • Selection filters, advanced filters and advanced criteria
  • Create overdue account letters and sales promotions using specific criteria and expressions
  • Amend an existing invoice, letter or order layout

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Sage 50 Accounts Charity Features - ½ day course
  • SOFA Report
  • Gift Aiding
  • P & l by fund
  • Funding
  • Unrestricted fund
  • Restricted fund
  • Endowments
  • Departments for charities
  • Reports for charities
  • Projects- if you're using Sage 50 Accounts Plus or Professional you will have the project costing module. Many charities use this module to monitor and report on all monies (inc funds) involved in any particular event

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Consultancy and Other Services - Could we help with more than just your training?

Purchasing training might not be exactly what you need, and that's OK. We provide consultancy and other services to help review your current systems, advise on steps to take to improve processes and outline any training that is required. Sometimes software isn't configured as best it could be for your business' needs, getting your software setup correctly is an important consideration; it can save you a lot of time and speed up your working. It might be that you require additional or even different software altogether to improve your efficiency. Training on your current setup, if it's not right for you, might not give you the result you need. Have a look at the services we provide below, they might be better suited to your requirement:

  • Consultancy - get expert advice on your current systems & processes. Contact us.
  • System & Business Review - More info
  • Accountancy Services - we're accountants and offer a range of services - More info
  • Sage Software Developers - our add-ons & custom solutions give Sage more functionality - More info
  • Support - we're the UK's top Sage 50 Support Partner & you could benefit from our services - More info

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