What are the prerequisites? There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Who should take this course? Anyone looking to start a career in bookkeeping or currently working in an office would like to advance their knowledge and skills. Also, anyone new to Sage 50 Accounting and wants to learn to use the program proficiently (office staff, assistants, data-entry clerks, Bookkeepers, Accountants) or anyone who wants to update their Sage 50 Accounting skills and learn the automated features to save time. Registrants should be proficient in English, reading, writing and oral.
When can I get started? You can get started on this course anytime your schedule permits.
How do courses work? Once you submit your registration, we begin processing your registration, and your account login is set up. Next, you will receive your login email to access the course and get started. Once on the course page, lessons are laid out step-by-step, with a Getting Started Guide and the course syllabus.
Where can I access the course from? This course is online with 24/7 access from anywhere using a computer with an internet connection.
How long does the course take? Your login account provides access to the courses for six (6) consecutive months; you are assigned an access expiry date in your login email. The hours to complete the courses is approximately 85 hours, including reading lesson material, completing and submitting exercises and viewing videos. Therefore, you schedule 85-course hours within the six (6) month period.
How Do the Video Tutorials Work? The instructional videos are streamed and accessed from the course page. They are easy to view on a computer using a video player. Videos can be viewed multiple times to learn at your own pace and schedule.
Which Sage 50 Accounting Program does this course use? The course exercises use the Sage 50 Accounting 2022 Premium Students Program. The Students Program is provided to registered students and assists them in gaining experience with working in Sage 50 and preparing students to be job-ready.
Which Sage 50 Accounting Program is this course applicable to? The course applies to all Sage 50 Accounting Canadian Programs: Sage 50 Cloud Accounting, Sage 50 Pro, Premium and Quantum Accounting. Sage 50 Accounting 2022-2013 and Simply Accounting 2012.
Note: In 2019, Sage 50 Accounting changed the name to Sage 50 Cloud; The core program is the same in all Sage 50 Accounting programs; the word Cloud is only a name change and is Sage’s Subscription pricing model. The term Cloud reflects specific add-on online solutions that can be used with the program. It is still a desktop program with add-on cloud solutions. Also, Simply Accounting is the same program as Sage 50 Accounting; the name was changed in 2012.
What are the Computer Requirements?
- A Windows computer with Windows 8.1, 10 or 11 (Desktop or Laptop)
- Internet connection
- Video player to view videos
- Adobe Reader to read and save PDF documents
- Printer to print documents (printing materials is at your discretion)
Note: This course requires a computer with the Windows OS installed. If you want to use a MAC computer, you will need to install the Windows OS. You will have additional setup fees, and it is encouraged to enlist the help of a professional IT person who specializes in MAC computers.
Who’s the Instructor? Sue Dupuy shares 35+ years of business, accounting and bookkeeping experience. She currently consults and trains hundreds of office staff, Bookkeepers, Accountants and Business Owners across Canada and beyond; she is an expert on the Sage 50 Accounting Program. Sue is passionate about her students and is committed to ensuring all students learn the skills to prepare them to move forward in their careers.
How do I contact the instructor for questions or if I need help? Your instructor is there to help you succeed and communicates with you throughout the course. Students will submit exercises; they are reviewed, and feedback is provided. Your instructor is available by phone or email and offers remote support when needed.
Do I Receive a Certificate? Yes, students receive a certificate after completing the course.
Do you provide verifiable hours for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits? Yes, we provide students with a letter upon request.
How Do I Register? Registration is easy and online; on the course page, select the Register button, read the terms and conditions, complete the students and billing information, then submit. We accept payment by; Visa, MasterCard, and e-Transfer. We do not accept Debit or American Express.
We also take phone registration to make payment by Cheque, PayPal or Credit Card; please call our office for more information Toll-Free (855) 422-5861.
Registration and payments are secure, and we do not share or sell your information to anyone or company for any reason.