Sage Line 50

Fife College


Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course will introduce you to initial start up and basic transactions inputs. This course is ideal for those who wish to update their book-keeping skills by using a market leading package. This unit may also be of interest to small businesses who wish to operate their accounts on a computerised system.

This unit is part of the HNC: Accounting framework and is delivered using the accounting software package SAGE. It is delivered part-time in the evening or morning and runs for 12 weeks, although you may complete in a shorter time scale.

You will cover the following units:
Getting Started and Setting up the Sales Ledger; Setting up the Purchase Ledger/Nominal Ledger/Fixed Assets Register; Processing Sales Invoices/Purchase Invoices/Cheques from Debtors and to; Suppliers/Bank Receipts and Payments; Customising Final Accounts; Adjusting for Accruals and Prepayments; Month End Procedures and Reports; VAT Returns

Entry Requirements

You are required to have good keyboarding skills, as well as some knowledge of basic book-keeping.

Progression Routes

PDA in Book-keeping, HNC in Accounting or HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)
Part time (weekend)

Course Length

12 weeks


Administration, Office Technologies and Legal Services

SCQF Level