This Foundation Award in Accounting Software Course is the perfect addition to the AAT Level 2 Bookkeeping Qualification. Our unique and highly effective learning materials and resources have been developed to ensure you are able to progress smoothly and quickly through the units ensuring a higher rate of success.
*Three Levels of Sage 50 Professional Training and Certificate worth £375 Included*
We’re so confident in the strength of our home study course materials, that you can apply for a free trial.
The Level 2 AAT Foundation Award in Accounting Software is the perfect addition to the AAT Bookkeeping qualifications and follows on from the Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping.
You will receive a comprehensive printed workbook containing lessons, examples and practical activities.
This option also includes Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced levels of Sage 50 Accounts Professional training and Certificate. This the most popular choice in the industry and used extensively by employers and accountancy practices. This has proven to be our most popular choice over the years as it provides more employment opportunities.
- Training Link’s bespoke printed materials
- Award winning Personal Tutor available via e-mail and telephone
- Extensive Exam Preparation
- Student Services Department operational 7 days a week
- Course Administration Department
- Training Link’s Student Street community is yours to engage in 24/7
- Entitlement to apply for a TOTUM card
You get your own personal tutor to help, encourage and guide you through the entire process. Our Student Services Department is operational 7 days per week so you are able to progress smoothly and in your own time; no scheduled class times to work around or being held up waiting for answers, and our Student Street community is yours to engage and share with tutors and fellow students 24/7.
Using Accounting Software (UACS)
For this unit you will be required to use your knowledge of bookkeeping and double entry to enter a company’s data into a computerised accounting system.
We base this foundation award unit on using Sage 50 Professional software.
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Level 2 Bookkeeping Transactions and Controls.
Approximately 40 to 45 hours average study time for the Foundation Award in Accounting Software plus 30 to 40 hours study time for the Sage 50 Professional elements.
NB – Software not compatible with macs We suggest using Apple Bootcamp to install Windows.
- Before you start
- Installing the software
- Sage and the chart of accounts
- Business set up
- New customers and suppliers
- Invoicing and Discounts
- Batch invoices and credits
- Customer Receipts and Supplier Payments
- Wages and Salaries
- Useful reports
- Cash Transactions
- Recurring entries and bank reconciliation
- Passwords to protect data
- Health and Safety, the use of computers
- Sage 50 Accounts Professional
This unit is assessed by means of Computer Based Assessments (CBA) using Computerised Accounting Software. It is to be completed at the approved AAT assessment centre of your choice (subject to availability).
Assessment fees are payable to the centre/venue and may incur an administration fee.
On completion of this unit you may apply for the Bookkeeping certificate from the AAT
A series of online knowledge tests throughout the courses, End of course tests and Online exam simulation tests (Mock Assessments) are the perfect way to ensure you have the best possible chance of success. Our specialist department will provide you with feedback advice and support, plus any additional lessons and tests you may need prior to taking an assessment.
Arranging an assessment:
A major advantage with our home study courses is the flexibility for taking assessments. There are over 200 external assessment venues available in the UK. To find your nearest venue go to https://www.aat.org.uk/assessment/assessment-venue/search
Just enter your postcode and the distance in miles you are willing to travel and hit Submit. You will see the venues in order starting with the nearest to you.
So when the time comes to take an assessment you can choose from the list and contact them to arrange a suitable time and date.
Sage 50 Professional Assessment.
The Sage units will be assessed as a series of progressive units as the courses are completed. There are no extra exams required.
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You can maximise your chances of success by choosing Training Link. And that’s reflected by the number of awards we’ve won that recognise our exceptional standards of educational excellence and tutor support.
We have over 23 years of experience in offering training and provide a level of expertise that competitors can’t match. And when we recently introduced our AAT courses, we were very quickly recognised by AAT and won Best New Training Provider at the AAT Awards 2018.