Sage Line 50

Fife College


Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus


This course will introduce you to initial start-up and basic transactions inputs. It 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

No formal entry requirements.

Progression Routes

You will have the option of continuing to study the PDA in Book-keeping; HNC Accounting or HNC in Administration and Information Technology.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)
Part time (weekend)

Course Length

12 weeks


Business, Enterprise and Accounting

SCQF Level