Sage IAB Computerised Accounting

Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1



£200 inc VAT
Payment options

Start from £66.67 per month - 0% interest over 3 months.

Study method
Online, self-paced
34 Hours
Level 1 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business
Regulated What's this?
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price

46 students enquired about this course

Add to basket or enquire

Enquire now Enquire for business

Enquiring for your team?

Get in touch with the course provider to understand what training they can offer you.


This qualification is fully accredited by the International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and covers Level 1 of the IAB Bookkeeping qualification structure. This IAB course offers a thorough syllabus for beginners – it will guide you through the fundamental elements of accountancy and help you grasp primary principles of double entry bookkeeping.

NEW 2018 IAB syllabus update!

You will then learn how to integrate these principles into the popular Sage software. Sage are the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems who support over 800,000 companies worldwide with their finance solutions.

Start this IAB course today and become a step closer to becoming a chartered accountant or bookkeeper, or even use it to get into university! Balance the books of your career, start this course today and you could soon be earning £26,000 or more!

Become accredited in the UK’s leading accountancy software and understand the fundamental elements of accountancy and integration into Sage with this course fully accredited by the IAB providing certification from Sage and the IAB, two of the largest bodies in the accounting and bookkeeping industries.

What can I use it for?

You will be able to use the Sage IAB Level 1 Computerised Accounting for Business course to start their journey into the finance industry as an Accountant or Bookkeeper. Once fully qualified you will be able to function in job roles with salaries in the region of £30,000 per year.

Source: Payscale

Why study IAB courses with e-Careers?

  • IAB has over 10,00 members, allowing you to network and find support
  • 4 levels of IAB membership
  • FREE Excel and Sage training
  • Become more employable
  • Increase your earning potential up to around £26,000
  • No experience needed
  • Create a gateway to becoming a chartered accountant or even a place at university, put your career in your hands!
  • Course materials accredited by Sage and the IAB
  • The only eLearning company to offer Sage & IAB Dual Certification
  • Sage Accounts Professional software included (180 days access) which is the most common accounting software among UK businesses
  • One of few companies in the UK to offer official Sage study materials
  • Flexible online course content that can be studied anytime, anywhere
  • Expert tutor support from Bookkeepers with over 20 years’ experience in the industry
  • Flexible payment options

We always have promotions and offers available. Call us now and we will give you today’s special.

To start your journey as a trusted bookkeeper; simply click “Enquire Now”, fill in your details and we will call you back and arrange everything.

We always have promotions and offers available. Call us now and we will give you today’s special.

Introducing a new partnership between e-Careers and Supercard that gives you the power to command superb savings with the UK’s best-loved brands while you learn:

Enquire now to find out about Supercard and see whether over £5,000 of benefits and savings is for you!


Completely free mobile phone & gadget insurance worth £15 per month

  • Supercard holders don’t need to register their phone or gadget.
  • 3 claims allowed per year, worth up to £1,000.

Free night in a luxury hotel

  • Malmaison, Hotel Du Vin, De Vere

Free return flight to one of 13 European destinations

  • Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Nice, Paris, Prague, Copenhagen, Krakow, Rome

Free week’s accommodation in the sun for up to 4 people

  • 200 destinations worldwide to choose from

Free 12 month Gourmet Society membership

  • RRP £69.99
  • Up to 50% off at 7,000 restaurants
  • Chains include, Prezzo, Loch Fyne, Café Rouge, Chef & Brewer, Strada

Up to 40% off cinema

  • Chains include, Vue, Showcase, Empire, Reel Cinema

*T&C’s apply.


Level 1 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business
Regulated by Ofqual

Course media


About the IAB

The IAB is one of the most prestigious not-for-profit organisations for professional bookkeepers in the world, having over 10,000 members across 60 countries. They are the leading awarding and supervisory body for professional bookkeepers in the UK and have been promoting the professional status of bookkeepers for 40 years.

The IAB offer extensive financial qualifications which are accredited by Ofqual, support thousands of members and have paved the way for new bookkeeping apprenticeships and mentoring initiatives.

Course Units

Introduction to computerised accounting

  1. Understand the basics of computerised accounting
  2. Understand accounting terms
  3. Recognise source documents
  4. Understand the basics of the VAT system

Financial services and payment methods

  1. Understand the role of banks and building societies
  2. Understand how businesses use financial services
  3. Identify appropriate methods of payment and understand their features
  4. Understand the need for security measures and procedures for the safe-keeping of cash

Set up a computerised accounting system and process data

  1. Set up a computerised accounting system
  2. Process credit-based transactions
  3. Process cash sales and sundry income
  4. Process receipts from credit customers
  5. Process payments to credit suppliers
  6. Process payments through the bank current account
  7. Process petty cash transactions
  8. Reconcile the balance on the bank current account
  9. Generate reports


  • Introduction to computerised accounting (Knowledge Test - 70% pass mark)
  • Financial services and payment methods (Knowledge Test - 70% pass mark)
  • Set up a computerised accounting system and process data (Assignment - 70% pass mark)

Tutor Support

We provide you with tutor support throughout your 12-month course access period. Your tutor will be available to you 24/7 and can provide guidance through the course and professional advice to help you through any potential issue you may come across. The tutor support is provided so we can ensure you have the best chance of passing your examinations.

IAB Membership Benefits

Gain More Status

  • Use the IAB’s designatory letters after your name to elevate your status to a professional level within the bookkeeping industry
  • Upgrade skills by continuing professional development through seminars and online modules
  • Registered members are supervised in practice under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007

Gain More Time

  • Best practice advice
  • Money-saving discounts and privileges across countless products and services, including preferential rates for professional indemnity insurance and tax investigation insurance

Gain More Support

  • Practical Insight offering new ways to efficiently run your business, providing information to help you keep up to date with bookkeeping, accounting and payroll related matters
  • One-to-one support from a team of experienced members
  • Online resources through your online membership portal

Who are e-Careers?

e-Careers are an experienced market leader in online education with the widest range of accredited courses from trusted awarding bodies. With a variety of options available, our specialist course advisors will make sure you enrol on the course that’s right for you.

Hand-picked, expert tutors will guide you through your chosen programme and technical support is always on hand to give you a smooth learning experience. E-Careers have helped over 400,000 people achieve their goals, see what they thought of us by searching e-Careers on trust pilot and see what we could do for you today.

We are the UKs only training provider to work with the three largest Accounting and Bookkeeping awarding bodies. That's why we consider ourselves specialists. Speak to one of our impartial experts now to make sure you get the right course for your career.

Who is this course for?

Anyone new to the accounting industry, or anyone who wishes to gain computerised accountancy skills to enhance professional development.


There are no formal entry requirements to the Level 1 Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF) qualification. However, it is recommended that prospective entrants have basic skills in numeracy and literacy.

Career path

This dual certification with both IAB and Sage can really give you the lift above the competition and once fully qualified, you will be able to add value to your name by adding IAB or AIAB at the end of it. This status comes with a salary in the region of £30,000 pa.
Source: PayScale

Questions and answers


Currently there are no reviews for this course. Be the first to leave a review.


What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


Mobile Navigation