• No products in the basket.


Get Access to Entire Course Library of 2000+ Courses at £99 Get Now


Sage One Accounts Extra – Online Computerised Accounts

course is about how to use Sage based on the most popular functions which you as a Sage Online operator needs to know how to use, in order to be proficient in using the software.

The learning is structured in a practical way. You are given a practical scenario assignment. There are various tasks to complete. You are given the task to do and have a go at, and then the video answer is available. It is suggested that you:

  1. Read the task
  2. Watch the video
  3. Have a go at it yourself on your own system
  4. Rewatch the video (if necessary) – to reinforce the learning

You’ll learn how to set up a Sage Online accounting system from scratch, how to enter opening balances, post customer invoices and credit notes, post supplier bills and credit notes, pay suppliers, petty cash, prepare a VAT return, reconcile the bank, post journals, run reports amongst over things.

This is a useful course if:

  • You are thinking of working with the software,
  • You are going for jobs which have a requirement for you to be able to use this software
  • You want to put this skill on your CV, or
  • You are a bookkeeper or accountant and will be using this for clients or even
  • You run your own business and want to know how to use Sage Online for yourself.

You will need to have access to Sage Online. You can sign up to the Sage site to get a free trial. We give you the link in lecture one and show you how to do this. The instructor is usually online to answer student queries for 2 hours each day.

The course materials includes the handout of the assignment task.

Successful completion of the course is the equivalent to being at the level of having a level 2 certificate in computerised accounts.

The course will take about 3-4 hours to complete.

What Will I Learn?

  • By the end of the course you will be able to complete various common functions using Sage Line 50
  • In this course, you will learn how to:
  • Enter the opening balances
  • Amend the nominal ledger
  • Add new customer and supplier details
  • Post customer invoices and credit notes to the sales ledger
  • Post supplier invoices and credit notes to the purchase ledger
  • Enter the supplier cheques and record the customer receipts
  • Post Petty Cash transactions
  • Prepare the VAT return
  • Reconcile the bank
  • Post the wages journal
  • Post adjustments to the accounts and produce month-end reports

Who is the target audience?

  • Bookkeepers and Accountants who need to increase their skills set
  • Students who are going for jobs where the requirement is working knowledge of Sage Accounts
  • Those who have studied accounting, but want practical knowledge of how to use a popular accounting software which will help them find employment
  • Previous knowledge of accounting is not presumed or required


  • You will need access to Sage accounts in order to complete the assignment (any version)


Course Curriculum

Getting Prepared - Access the software and course materials
Introduction to the course and your tutor FREE 00:06:00
Sage Free Trial – sign up  00:03:00
Sign up online 00:01:00
Getting Started
Creating A New Company File  00:02:00
Setting Up The System
Amending the chart of accounts  00:05:00
Upgrade the version of Sage  00:04:00
Enter opening balances  00:08:00
Enter opening balance now that journals are done  00:06:00
Report opening trial balance  00:04:00
Reverse opening balances – accruals and prepayments  00:05:00
Reverse the opening accrual – show a report 00:03:00
Nominal Ledger
Amend the nominal ledger  00:06:00
Report listing the nominal ledgers  00:02:00
Enter customers  00:07:00
Customer report  00:01:00
Enter suppliers  00:04:00
Create suppliers report list  00:01:00
Sales Ledger
Enter invoices to customers  00:07:00
Enter customer invoices in a batch 00:06:00
Post Credit Notes 00:04:00
Report Showing Customer Activity 00:03:00
Purchases Ledger
Post Supplier Invoices  00:10:00
Credit Notes Suppliers 00:04:00
Supplier account activity report  00:02:00
Sundry Payments
Post cheques  00:07:00
Reports showing supplier payments  00:01:00
Sundry Receipts
Receipts From Customers  00:07:00
Report showing customer receipts  00:01:00
Petty Cash
Post Petty Cash Transactions 00:02:00
46 Post petty cash – report 00:03:00
Post cash payments to ledgers 00:10:00
Add nominal codes to the ledger  00:06:00
Report On Cash Payments And Receipts 00:01:00
Post sundry payments  00:03:00
Report bank payments  00:01:00
VAT - Value Added Tax
VAT Return 00:03:00
Bank Reconciliation
Reconcile the bank  00:05:00
Unreconciled bank report  00:01:00
Payroll / Wages
Post The Wages Journal  00:04:00
Report Wages Journal 00:01:00
Month end adjustment journals  00:04:00
Run a report on the PnL and Balance Sheet and Trial Balance  00:02:00
Recap And Next Steps  00:05:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

Validate your certificate

Select your currency
GBP Pound sterling