Computerised Accounting for Business


Level 2 Certificate


This level 2 qualification is ideal if you have some existing knowledge and understanding of computerised accounting, but little experience of manual bookkeeping concepts. It enables trainees and learners to achieve vocationally focused skills and knowledge related to the computerised accounting process.

A study pack is available to learners (at an additional cost) which includes:

  • Access to comprehensive, interactive online learning support materials
  • A FREE copy of the latest Sage 50 Accounts Professional or Payroll software (for six months)
  • Access to expert support
  • Related simulations to practice as you need them
  • Valuable skills to control your business
  • Hard copy learner workbooks if required (at an additional cost through Sage)


Achievement of this qualification could lead to employment in a number of roles, including:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Credit Controller

This qualification provides progression from the Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF).

Some of the areas covered within this qualification include:

  • bad debts
  • depreciation
  • contra entries
  • and bank reconciliation statements.

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of prior learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

Awarding body:

Skills First

Guided learning hours:


Programme length:

12 weeks
2 days per week in classroom
plus home study

RQF unit no

Skillsfirst unit no

Unit title


Using a computerised accounting application



Introduction to bookkeeping



Working with bookkeeping



Banking procedures