Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping

The Level 2 Award in Computerised Bookkeeping is an introduction to double entry bookkeeping using Sage accounting software to keep financial records.

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Target audience

This qualification would be useful for those who may have some knowledge of working with accounts or figure work and have some awareness of computerised accounting packages, but perhaps no formal qualifications.


The above qualification can be studied on a distance learning basis and then assessed by sitting an exam, either at our registered centre or accessing an IAB registered centre.

Alternatively, the above qualification can be studied just for knowledge and enjoyment purposes and no assessments need to be undertaken.

Course summary

  • Set up nominal accounts including asset, liabilities, capital and budget accounts, with opening balances and budget values.
  • Prepare sales service invoices and credit notes, allowing for VAT and trade discount.
  • Enter information from sales and purchase invoices and credit notes, using correct coding.
  • Process monies received from customers and paid to suppliers.
  • Process non-credit payments and receipts including cash and cheque payments and receipts.
  • Process journals including, purchase of fixed assets, corrections to nominal ledger accounts, drawings, assets introduced by the owner and bad debts from non-credit customers.
  • Maintain the petty cash account, including coding and entering petty cash vouchers, calculating VAT amounts.
  • Correct transaction errors.
  • Process salary journals.
  • Carry out bank reconciliation.
  • Produce a variety of reports.