Syllabus

UNIT 1 – AN INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

Learning Outcome:  To understand the purpose and processes of accounting

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UNIT 2 – SYSTEMS OF ACCOUNTING

Learning Outcome:  To understand the foundations of computerised accounting

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UNIT 3 – CUSTOMER AND SUPPLIER ACCOUNTS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how to set-up and navigate the customer and supplier functions.

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UNIT 4 – THE NOMINAL LEDGER

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Nominal Ledger.

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UNIT 5 – ENTERING TRANSACTIONS

Learning Outcome:  To understand how different transactions are recorded within a computerised accounting system.

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UNIT 6 – THE BANK MODULE

Learning Outcome:  To understand the functions of the Bank module in a computerised accounting system.

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UNIT 7 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 1

Learning Outcome:  To develop practical computerised accounting skills.

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UNIT 8 – COMPUTERISED ACCOUNTING – PRACTICAL QUESTION 2

Learning Outcome:  To further comprehensively develop practical computerised accounting skills.

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After each lesson there is an assignment which you must complete and return to your tutor for marking. At the end of the course there is a final online exam which takes about an hour and can be completed at a time that is convenient for you. The college can assist you in arranging this and there is a further fee of £55 + VAT if you wish to achieve the fully accredited SAGE 50 certification.