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Bookkeeping Fundamentals Course Outline

Bookkeeping Fundamentals Course Outline

Never been exposed to the fundamentals of bookkeeping?

This comprehensive training programme covers the basic bookkeeping terms and concepts. This also shows how to deal with basic bookkeeping documents and how to use them in a manual accounting system.

Target Learners

This course has been designed for learners who are required to work with accounts, and who have had little or no exposure to bookkeeping.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10 Numeracy & literacy

Duration

2 days

Course Outline

 Bookkeeping Concepts
This lesson will familiarise you with the different types of accounts, the double entry system, Trial Balance, Income Statement, Balance Sheet and types of companies.


Dealing with Cash, Customers and Suppliers
In this lesson, you will have an understanding in completing and recording receipts, deposit slips, cheques and EFT payments. Working with the Cash Book, posting journal transactions to the General Ledger, completing VAT returns, completing purchase orders and briefly explore customer credit policies.


Petty Cash and Customer Processing
This lesson will show you how to work with petty cash, draw accounts as well as petty cash withdrawals, balancing and processing the sales journal.


Bank and Stock
This lesson will help you to understand the bank statements, the inventory, the quotation, sales order and fill in a tax invoice.


Value Added Tax
This lesson will explain what VAT is, how to register for VAT, how to cancel a registration, and how to do your tax periods.

Delegate Investment

R 3 100.00 Inclusive of VAT & Assessment (on-line exam) fee.

Xpress Course Outline

Are you utilizing your Pastel Xpress to its full potential?

This comprehensive training course will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a bookkeeper to trial balance function using Sage Pastel Xpress Version 14.

Target Learners

If you use Sage Pastel Xpress Version 14 and want to improve your skills, or if you have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and want to learn how to apply this knowledge to a computerised system, this course is for you.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10 Numeracy & literacy
Knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping terms and concepts
Computer literacy

Duration

3 Days

Course Outline

Installation
Preparing to install
Installing and registering Sage Pastel Xpress Version 14

Working in the Demo Company
Open a company in Sage Pastel Xpress Version 14
Navigate in Sage Pastel Xpress Version 14 using the four navigation methods


 Creating a New Company
Setting up a company

 Setting up your Company
Setting up a Company
Backups and Restores

 Edit Menu - Customers
Customer Categories
Customer Accounts
Printing Customer Masterfile listings


Edit Menu - Suppliers
Supplier Categories
Supplier Accounts
Printing Supplier Masterfile listings

Edit Menu – Inventory and General Ledger
Creating Inventory Items


Creating and editing General Ledger accounts
Creating and editing general ledger accounts

Processing
Customer processing
Supplier processing
Cash Book processing
Journal processing

The View Menu
General Ledger reports
Customer reports
Supplier reports
Inventory reports

Sundry Processing
Correction of Errors
Processing an R/D Cheque
Converting / Opening a company
Take on Balances

Delegate Investment

R 4 800.00 Inclusive of VAT & Assessment (on-line exam) fee.

Partner Processing Course Outline

A must for new Pastel users – Just the Basics!

You will be given a company that has been set up and will
learn to add customers, suppliers and stock. You will then go
through general processing options.

Target Learners

If you want to improve your Sage Pastel skills, or have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and want to learn how to apply this knowledge to a computerised system, this course is for you.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10 Numeracy & literacy
Knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping terms and concepts
Computer literacy

Duration

2 1/2 Days

Course Outline

Working in the Demo Company
Open a Company in Pastel
Navigate in Pastel Using the four navigation methods


Edit masterfiles
Edit General Ledger
Edit Supplier
Edit Inventory
Edit Customers


Supplier processing
Create a Purchase Order
Goods Received Notes
Supplier Invoices
Return & Debit
Supplier Journals

Customer Processing
Create a Quotation
Sales Orders
Tax Invoices
Credit Notes
Debit Notes
Customer Journals


Cash Book Processing
Settings
Processing in the Payments Cash Book
Inter Account Transfers
Processing in the Receipts Cash Book
Processing in the Petty Cash – Cash Book

Monthly Processing
Customer Monthly Processes
Supplier Monthly Processes
Other Monthly Processes

Take on Balances
Taking on General Ledger balances
Taking on Customer balances
Taking on Supplier balances
Taking on Inventory balances

Delegate Investment

R 4 100.00 Inclusive of VAT & Assessment (on-line exam) fee.

Partner Intermediate Course Outline

The most comprehensive Pastel Partner Training available!

This comprehensive training course will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a bookkeeper to trial balance function using Sage Pastel Partner Version 14.

Target Learners

If you use Sage Pastel Partner Version 14 and want to improve your skills, or if you have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and want to learn how to apply this knowledge to a computerised system, this course is for you.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10 Numeracy & literacy
Knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping terms and concepts
Computer literacy

Duration

4 Days

Course Outline

Installation
Preparing to Install
Installing Pastel Partner
Registering Pastel Partner

Working in Demo Company
Open a Company in Pastel
Navigate in Pastel Using the four navigation methods

Creating New Company
Setting up a Company
Using Pastel Setup Assistant

Auto Setup
Auto Setup Menu
Auto Setup Process

Edit masterfiles
Edit General Ledger
Edit Supplier
Edit Inventory
Edit Customers

Take On Balances
Preparation
Taking On General Ledger Balances
Taking On Customer Balances
Taking On Supplier Balances
Taking On Inventory Balances


Supplier processing
Create a Purchase Order
Goods Received Notes
Supplier Invoices
Return & Debit
Supplier Journals

Customer Processing
Create a Quotation
Sales Orders
Tax Invoices
Credit Notes
Debit Notes
Customer Journals


Cash Book Processing
Reference Numbers
Settings
Processing in the Payments Cash Book
Inter Account Transfers
Processing in the Receipts Cash Book
Processing in the Petty Cash – Cash Book

Monthly Processing
Customer Monthly Processes
Supplier Monthly Processes
Other Monthly Processes

Delegate Investment

R 8 400.00 Inclusive of VAT & Assessment (on-line exam) fee.

Partner Advanced Course Outline

You know there is more to Pastel but never used the advanced features?

This comprehensive training course will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to utilise the advanced features of Sage Pastel Partner Version 14.

Target Learners

This course has been designed to give you a better understanding of the more involved processes in Sage Pastel, at a supervisor level.

Admission Requirements

Grade 10 Numeracy & literacy
Knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping terms and concepts
Computer literacy
Pastel Partner Intermediate V14

Duration

2 Days

Course Outline

Advanced Functions in the File Menu
Consolidating Companies
Export / Import
Data Integrity
Restore
Send and Receive Accountant Data
Printer / Font Setup

Advanced Functions in the General Ledger
User Setup
Creating a New Entry Type
Editing the Tax Box Layout
Budgets
Cost Codes
Depreciation
Accruals
Purchase of an Asset
Tax in the General Journal
Using a Salaries and Wages Control Account

Advanced Customer Functions
Multiple Delivery Addresses
Discount and Special Prices
Make One for All Feature
Processing and RD Cheque
Accounting for Bad Debts
Mail Merge Feature

Advanced Supplier Functions
Additional Cost Invoices
Processing Invoices with Customer Tax

Advanced Functions in Change Menu
Delete History / Clear Files
Delete Inactive Customers / Suppliers
Open Item / Balance Forward Conversions
Reconcile / Unreconcile Cash Book
Renumber Codes
Block Customers / Supplier Assistant

Advanced Functions Utility Menu
Control Centre
Microsoft Office Intergration

Other Advanced Functions
Forms Designer
Inventory Selling Price Adjustment

Pastel Report Writer
Identifying the different syntaxes
General Ledger Report Writer

Delegate Investment

R 3 100.00 Inclusive of VAT & Assessment (on-line exam) fee.