Course Description

CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate

CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course . For more information about CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


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 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.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

PLEASE NOTE: Sage 50 Software is not provided with this package. All learners are required to have purchase software separately.

Introduction Unit
Unit 1:
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
Unit 2:
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
Unit 3:
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
Unit 4:
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
Unit 5:
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
Unit 6:
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

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 Intrastate
  • 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.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not provide tutor support for this course

Method of Assessment

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


Those who successfully complete this course will be awarded with the CIMA Accredited Sage Certificate.

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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course Fee259
Entry RequirementsLearners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of English, Maths, and ICT.
Carear PathFinancial Controller – £46,964 per annum Chartered Accountant – £35,118 per annum Finance Manager – £38,138 per annum Accountant – £28,580 per annum
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