SAGE Accounts or Payroll

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus


SAGE Business Management software is used by a variety of businesses and this course helps you master the skills to use either SAGE Accounting or Payroll packages. You will work at your own pace using a software manual, with the tutor on hand to provide support.

On this course you will learn SAGE Line 50 or Payroll at beginner or intermediate level.

SAGE Line 50 beginner modules:
setting up of the software from scratch; the ledger system, such as customers, suppliers and nominal; bank account; invoicing.

SAGE line 50 intermediate modules:
financials to include Trial Balance, Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet, basic VAT and Fixed Assets; commercial side of accounting, such as Sales Order Processing, Purchase Order Processing, Products, Stock Control; all aspects of the Financial Controller version of the software, which is the highest level that Line 50 has to offer.

Payroll beginners modules:
Payroll covers the setting up of the software from scratch i.e. Company Settings, Employees and then goes on to the day to day running of the Payroll process.

Payroll intermediate modules:
The course covers the last three months of a Payroll year and takes you through the Payroll Year End process.

Entry Requirements

A basic knowledge of accounts is useful, although, not essential as the course is geared to the use of the software only.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)
Part time (weekend)

Course Length

12 weeks


Business and Finance

SCQF Level