Sage - Basic

What is special about this course?

This course gives an introduction to the world of Sage book-keeping. You should possess basic computer skills, inclduing an ability to work within Windows environment (an understanding of basic book-keeping is an advantage). You will be given the opportunity to apply some of the knowledge you gain to your own particular circumstances.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you should possess basic computer skills. An understanding of basic book-keeping is an advantage.

As a result of the course you will;

  • Understand the navigation & customising of Sage Accounts
  • Be able to customise Sage to suit your business
  • Create sales, purchase & nominal ledgers
  • Process supplier & customer transactions
  • Process nominal & journal transactions
  • Process bank transactions & bank reconciliation
  • Understand housekeeping & error corrections and the implications

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

1 Day

Where can I study my course?

  • Fort William

Start date

View the Business Course Schedule for a list of upcoming course dates. Alternatively you can call your local college centre for up to date information and to express your interest.

How much will my course cost?


What funding can I apply for?

You may be eligible for an Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland to help pay for this course.

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) Individual Training Accounts are for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. You must have an income of £22,000 a year or less or be on certain benefits to be eligible to get up to £200 towards the cost of learning or training.

You can apply for an ITA if you are not undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.

ITAs are available if you are interested in learning something new or developing an existing skill to support you in work. There is a wide range of courses to choose from and you can study with any ITA approved learning provider, including learning centres, local colleges, universities and private training providers. To find out more or to apply, visit


What can I do on completion of my course?

After this course, you may consider moving on to our Advanced Sage course.

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Sage - Basic

To appy for this course please contact the BEST Team:


Call: 01397 874 874

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