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 course booking page 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.




A Fee Waiver or funding of up to £200 could be available to help with payment of course fees, depending on your personal circumstances.

This support will be available for people who are 16 or over, living in Scotland and either in low paid work or actively seeking work. To be eligible, you must have income of £22,000 a year or less, or be on certain benefits.

You will also not be undertaking any secondary, further or higher education, SDS funded training or participating on the Community Jobs Scotland programme.

Please contact your local college centre for more information about eligibility, or call us on 01397 874000.

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?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI West Highland. UHI West Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.