Sage 50 Accounts Certification Level 1

Sage Certification is based on our Sage 50 Accounts software and consists of an online exam for each level of certification, delivered over the Internet, straight to your PC.

This hour-long examination consists of program simulations, "drag and drop" exercises and multiple-choice questions. For added convenience, you can choose to sit the exam whenever you feel ready to take it.

A Sage Certified Pass is valid for two years.

Level 1 modules

Topic for revision

Nominal accounts Creation, maintenance of nominal codes and budgets
Customer accounts Setting up customer records
Create supplier accounts Setting supplier records
Opening balances Preparation, planning and posting of opening balances
Password security Passwords and access rights
Journals Journals, settings, reversing and skeleton journals
Bank transactions Bank, cash and credit card transactions; calculate net, defaults and transfers
Invoices Post invoices, credit notes and view nominal activity
Customer receipts Post receipts and process disputed items
Supplier payments Post payments, credit note matching and payments on account
Error correction Error correction process and refunds

Choose this exam if you want to stand out from the crowd and show the world you know how to use Sage 50 Accounts.

If you're a Sage 50 Accounts user, Sage Certification provides:

  • Proof that you are a competent Sage user
  • Credibility for potential employers
  • Career advancement
  • Increased earning potential
  • Competitive advantage – it sets you apart in the job market

If you're an employer looking for training for your people, Sage Certification helps you:

  • Increase employee competency
  • Increase productivity
  • Increase employee morale
  • Simplify employee selection / hiring process
  • Identify individual skills

Internet connection

The Sage Certification exam includes Sage 50 Accounts-simulated questions so we advise that you use a broadband Internet connection with a minimum connection of 2MB.


We recommend that you have the following computer hardware:

  • An IBM PC or compatible with a Pentium 1 GHz processor or greater (minimum Pentium 400)
  • 256MB RAM (512 MB for Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP)
  • A monitor with SVGA resolution video card and monitor supported by Windows running at 1024x768 pixels with a minimum of 24 bit true colour

Operating systems

You must be using one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista

Required software

  • QMSecure
  • Macromedia Flash player version 9 or higher

Required web browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, or higher
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 or higher

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