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AAT Access Award in Accounting Software (SAGE)

Delivery methods

Online and Classroom learning.


Click on the link to see if you're eligible

In the classroom the course will take 2 weeks to complete including taking the exam.  This is based on 2 days attendance per week.  Classes start at 10am each day and finish at 4pm with 30 minutes for lunch.  Studying this qualification online will take approximately 24 hours and most learners will complete within 2 weeks.

About the course

The Access Award in Accounting Software (SAGE) is accredited by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and is an introduction into computerised accounts and is suitable for all learners, It is ideal for people looking to further develop their skills having successfully completed the Access Award in Bookkeeping, people looking to return to work, change careers, have been in an accounting role but have no formal qualifications or wish to set up their own business.

During the course you will gain practical experience of:

  • Using SAGE 50;

  • Understanding the benefits of using accounting software;

  • Producing reports using accounting software; and,

  • Recording cash transactions.

What will I be able to do after completing the course?

Progression to Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business, Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping, Level 2 Foundation Award in Accounting Software (SAGE) and Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Accounting.

How will I be assessed?

90 minute multiple choice exam.  This will be externally marked by the Awarding Body and results will be released within 6-weeks of sitting the exam.

Entry requirements?

You must have successfully completed the Level 1 Access Award in Bookkeeping.

Where am I on the journey?

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