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Sage 50cloud Accounts Essentials eLearning

eLearning is a flexible online course that covers the essential aspects of using Sage 50cloud Accounts Essentials. From setting up your accounts system, through to using your software on a day-to-day basis.

Sage 50cloud Essentials eLearning Bundle

This training bundle includes:

  • Stage 1: Getting started (FREE)
  • Stage 2: Entering day-to-day transactions (FREE)
  • Stage 3: Period end tasks, returns and reconciliations (FREE)
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What do I learn?

Sage eLearning is hosted completely online offering that ultimate flexibility so you can log on and work through the course material whenever and wherever you like.

  • Virtual scenarios take you through each stage
  • Includes interactive quizzes to test your knowledge


This course will provide you with a comprehensive learning tool to fully understand and operate your Sage 50cloud Accounts Essentials software. Complete a certification exam to prove your knowledge and gain an official Sage qualification.

Stage 1:
Getting started

  • Navigate confidently
  • Configure your software to suit your company’s requirements
  • Set up and amend:
    • Users and access rights
    • Bank, cash and credit card accounts
    • Customer and supplier records
    • Departments
  • Understand the role of the chart of accounts and how to amend it
  • Enter opening balances for nominal, customer and supplier accounts
  • Access anytime for 12 weeks
Stage 2:
Entering day-to-day transactions
  • Enter supplier invoices, credit notes and post supplier payments
  • Create and print service invoices, quotes and credit notes for customers
  • Post customer receipts
  • Post bank and cash transactions
  • Produce product invoices and cash sales
  • Interrogate your data using searches to enable more accurate reporting
  • Understand how to correct errors
  • Check and safeguard data using backups
  • Access anytime for 12 weeks
Stage 3:
Period end tasks, returns and reconciliations
  • Manage your credit control, including statements and overdue letters
  • Write off bad debt and perform a VAT reclaim
  • Perform a bank reconciliation
  • Produce financial reports, including the Profit & Loss report and Balance Sheet
  • Produce, check and submit your VAT Return
  • Prepare for, and run the Year End routine
  • Send information from Sage 50cloud Accounts Essentials to Microsoft Excel
  • Access anytime for 12 weeks
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