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 wants to learn to use the program proficiently (office staff, assistants, data entry clerks, Bookkeepers, Accountants) or anyone wanting 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 it, 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 should schedule 85 course hours within six (6) months.
How Do the Video 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 is used in this course? The course exercises use the Sage 50 Accounting 2024 Premium Students Program. The Students Program is provided to registered students and assists them in gaining experience 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 2024-2013 and Simply Accounting 2012.
Note: In 2019, Sage 50 Accounting changed its name to Sage 50cloud. 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, allowing businesses a choice to work on or offline. 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 are at your discretion)
Note: This course requires a Windows OS computer. If you want to use a MAC computer, you must use a Parallel program to partition the hard drive and install the Windows OS for MAC. You will have additional setup fees and may need to enlist the help of a professional IT person specializing in MAC computers. It is easier to use a Windows OS computer.
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 committed to ensuring all students learn the skills to prepare them to advance 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 email or phone.
Do I Receive a Certificate? Yes, students receive a certificate after completing the course exercises and quizzes.
Do you provide Verifiable hours for CPD 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, complete payment and submit. We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, and e-Transfer. We do not accept Debit or American Express.
We take phone registration with payment by Cheque or Credit Card; call our office Toll-Free at (855) 422-5861.
Registration and payments are secure, and we do not share or sell your information to anyone for any reason.