Sage Line 50 Intermediate College Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is a progression from the Sage Line 50 Beginner course and deals with the more sophisticated management features, bank reconciliation and VAT returns.

Entry requirements

You will need to have basic computer skills. You should also have the Sage skills contained in the Sage Line 50 Beginner course.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Create statements and process customer receipts
  • Enter purchase invoices and manage supplier payments
  • Understand the nominal ledger; make journal entries and view nominal code activity
  • Make bank transfers, petty cash transactions and combined payments
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Recurring entries
  • Understand and process a VAT return, and submit to HMRC
  • Produce standard accounting reports and the audit trail

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening
  • Open Learning

This course is studied by Open Learning self-study.  Before the course you will attend a short induction in the learning centre, when you will be provided with your pack of learning materials.  There are formative assessments for you to complete, which are exercises along the way to ensure you understand the course. 

You will be provided with contact details for your tutor, who will be available by phone or email. If you have problems with any of the exercises, or difficulties in understanding the course, ask your tutor.  Your tutor is there to help you with any problems, however small.

How long will my course last?

20 Hours

Completion of the course will require approximately 20 hours of study.

Where can I study my course?

Start date

Open Learning courses start on the following dates each year:

  • 1st September
  • 1st November
  • 1st February
  • 1st March

You are welcome to come along and enrol on this course at any time. However, your course will commence on the next start date after your enrolment.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this course you could continue your study of Sage accounts by progressing to a certificated unit.  Please ask your Learning Centre for details.

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Apply for Sage Line 50 Intermediate College Certificate

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College 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.

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