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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SAGE


This course will help you learn how to process a business’ finances using this globally renowned accounting software.

This is essential, interactive training using the very latest version of Sage Accounts, designed for those who already have an understanding of manual
bookkeeping processes.

Start Date August: 26/08/19 and 29/01/20
Days of Week: Wednesday
Time: 6.00-9.00pm
Duration: 10 Weeks
Cost: £250

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here


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    What the course includes

    The course includes Interactive training using the very latest version of Sage Accounting, designed for those who already have an understanding of manual bookkeeping processes

Why choose this course

This course will help improve employment and/or promotion prospects.  You will gain a good understanding of the functions of SAGE Accounting which will be transferable for all accounting software packages.

Entry requirements

  • This class is suitable for those who are interested in accounting and are confident using IT
  • Confident with windows operation; the SAGE package is windows based
  • Relevant work experience is desirable although not essential and all learners are encouraged to apply
  • Course Tutor will liaise with candidates prior to a place being offered on the course
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    Where it leads


    • SAGE Payroll (8 Week Course)


    • Improved prospects of employment to support the business function and opportunities for promotion on completion of certificate.

Interview arrangements

There is an interview required for this course. 


ITA update

Individual Training Account funding has now been closed to new applicants as of 7th December 2018. Applicants should be able to apply again from April 2019, subject to Skills Development Scotland making new funds available. For more information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit


What options do I have for paying my course fees?

West Lothian College accept payment in full for all part time courses by Cash, Card, Bank Transfer or Cheque.

In response to the unforeseen withdrawal of ITA funding, West Lothian College have put in place an option for students to pay their course fees by instalments. This can be discussed with our Student Advice team at the time of your enrolment, and they will explain all the options and terms and conditions to you.

If you have any further questions or queries please contact Student Advice by email on

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.