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Sage 50 Accounting / Bookkeeping Training – Fast Track


​Want to open the door to working in the Finance and Accountancy Industry?

Starting the Sage Line 50 Accounting Fast Track Training course will enhance your career potential and give you the skills and knowledge you need to get started in the Finance and Accountancy Industry.

Get a new direction for your career in Accountancy, according to statistics, the average salary for Accountants is £50,000 (Source: Reed), it is the sector where the employability rate is higher than any other sector.

With the right skills and practical experience, you would be able to fast-track your career in Accountancy and exactly that’s where Osborne Training can fill the gap. The intensive programmes include all the skills required to fast-track your career in professional Accountancy.


  • 6 Weeks for Classroom-based or Online Live.
  • 6 Months for Distance Learning

Study Options

  • Classroom Based – We offer Daytime or Weekend sessions for Sage 50 Bookkeeping Training Course.
  • Online Live – We offer Evening or Weekend sessions for Sage 50 Bookkeeping Training Classes through our Virtual Learning Campus.
  • Distance Learning– Self Study with Study Material and access to Online study Material through Virtual Learning Campus.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 8 start dates

June 2024

  • Classroom
  • Birmingham

June 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

August 2024

  • Classroom
  • Birmingham

August 2024

  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

October 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

December 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

February 2025

  • Classroom
  • Watford

April 2025

  • Classroom
  • Watford

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is suitable for people who:

  • Are thinking about starting up their own business or who are currently running their own business
  • Are thinking about changing from a manual to a computerised Bookkeeping system
  • And are looking to improve their career prospects.
  • Are looking to improve their career prospects.

What support is available?

  • High-quality Scenario-based course materials
  • Sage Training Workbooks as eBook
  • Tutorial support
  • Student Discount with NUS card*
  • Exam fees and exam booking service under Sage
  • Specialist Career Management service
  • Free Sage 50 Computerised Accounting software for 6 months **
  • State-of-the-Art Virtual Learning Campus
  • Access to Career Hub for 3 Months

*Terms Apply
** Compatible with Windows PC Only

Outcome / Qualification etc.


You will receive a certificate from Osborne Training once you finish the course.

You also have the choice to gain certification from one of the following awarding bodies.


As Osborne Training is a Sage (UK) Approved training provider, you could gain the following qualifications provided that you book and register for exams and pass the exams successfully:

  • Sage 50c Computerised Accounting Course (Level 1)
  • Sage 50c Computerised Accounting Course (Level 2)
  • Sage 50c Computerised Accounting Course (Level 3)

All exams are conducted online through Sage (UK).

Exam Fees Per assessment or per level including Registration: £175.

Training Course Content

Level 1

  • Working with Sage 50 Accounts Program Basics.
  • Creating Account names, Numbers & Bank Payments
  • Financials
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Generating Customers Invoices
  • Monitoring Customer Activity
  • Generating Product Invoices & Credit Notes
  • Compiling & Sending Customer Statements
  • Creating Customer Receipts & Purchase Invoices
  • Supplier Payments
  • Managing Recurring Entries
  • Generating Reports & Information
  • The Active Set-Up Wizard
  • VAT Changes.

Level 2

  • An overview of the Sage program
  • Entering opening balances, preparing and printing a trial balance
  • Creating customer records
  • Creating supplier records
  • Setting up opening assets, liabilities and capital balances,
  • Producing routine reports
  • Checking data,
  • Entering supplier invoices
  • Posting error corrections, amending records
  • Invoicing, generating customer letters, entering new products, checking communication history
  • Banking and payments, producing statements, petty cash
  • Audit trails, correcting basic entry errors, reconciling debtors and creditors
  • Creating sales credit notes,
  • Processing purchase credit notes
  • Preparing journals
  • Verifying Audit Trail
  • Purchase orders, processing sales orders
  • Processing Trial Balance
  • Creating Backups
  • Restoring data
  • Writing-off bad debts

Level 3

  • Creating a Chart of Accounts to Suit Company Requirements
  • Sole Trader Accounts preparation
  • The Trial Balance preparation
  • Errors in the Trial Balance
  • Disputed Items
  • Use of the Journal
  • Prepare and Process Month End Routine
  • Contra Entries
  • The Government Gateway and VAT Returns
  • Bad Debts and Provision for Doubtful Debts
  • Prepare and Produce Final Accounts
  • Management Information Reports
  • Making Decisions with Reports Using Sage
  • The Fixed Asset Register and Depreciation
  • Accruals and Prepayments
  • Cash Flow and Forecast Reports
  • Advanced Credit Control

Why choose Osborne Training

30,000+ Student Community

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96% Happy Students


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03 Jan 2018
Highly Recommended

As a mother of two returning back to work, I found the service provided by Osborne Training excellent, affordable and flexible. It allowed me to get my confidence back and get a...

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25 Nov 2016
Reasonable course fee

Sage courses are at low cost with very useful course materials and friendly Tutor.


How to apply

Talk to a Course Advisor directly: call 0203 6908 7179 to speak to a  Course Advisor who knows the accounting industry inside-out and will be able to offer professional advice and answer any questions you may have.

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What jobs will I qualify for?

  • Bookkeeper
  • Senior Accountant
  • Purchase ledger clerk
  • Sales ledger clerk

In these roles, you could earn on average more than £50,000 per annum (source: Reed Salary Checker, UK Only).

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