SAGE Bookkeeping Stage 1 exam

Duration : 30 minutes Course Level : Exam Delivery Method : Online
Course Cost : £70.00

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Currently in use by half a million UK businesses, Sage Accounts makes the process of managing money, quotes, invoices, VAT and suppliers as simple as possible. This Exam proves that you can use the popular Sage software for bookkeeping.

This Sage Bookkeeping 1 Exam tests you on what you've learned in the Sage Bookkeeping Stage 1 course. On passing the Exam, you'll receive a Sage Certificate of Competency in Sage Bookkeeping Stage 1 as proof of your Sage Bookkeeping 1 skills. The benefits include:


  • Protect your business by ensuring your accounts are managed accurately
  • Learn skills that help you be more productive and motivated
  • Gain official proof that you are a competent Sage user

Please note: You must take the Exam within 7 days of purchase. The Exam can only be accessed once during that time, so it must be taken in one sitting.



Who is the Exam for?

The Exam is aimed at anyone running a small to medium sized business, or who performs bookkeeping and accounting roles using Sage software. There are no formal entry requirements.

For employers, this Exam will provide a cost effective, flexible and consistent way to train staff, helping to grow your business through improved accounting standards.


What will you get from this Exam?

On successfully completing the Exam, you'll receive a Sage Certificate of Competency to show employers that you can use Sage software.

The Exam will test you on the subjects covered in the Sage Bookkeeping Stage 1 course, which are:

  • The Basics of Bookkeeping Skills
  • Introducing Double Entry Bookkeeping
  • The Trial Balance Report
  • Working with your Customers
  • Working with your Suppliers
  • Understanding VAT and the VAT Return
  • Essential Management Reports


Exam features

The Exam is online. There are 40 questions, which will include multiple choice, true and false, and drag and drop exercises. You must score at least 70% to pass.

You must take the Exam within 7 days of purchase. The Exam has a time limit of 30 minutes to complete and can only be accessed once. If you don't pass the Exam, you have the option to resit it by re-purchasing it after 7 days.


Other courses you might be interested in

Sage Bookkeeping Stage 1, Sage Bookkeeping Stage 2, Sage Instant Accounts, Sage 50 Accounts, Understanding Accounts, The Balance Sheet Barrier: The Basics of Business Finance