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Accounting With Computers

My Distance Learning College


This course is a guide to how computers can help you with your accounting. This course requires no previous knowledge of accounting or finance.

This course covers topics that include:

  • Benefits of Computerized Accounting
  • Types of Accounts Packages
  • Choosing your Software
  • Coding Your Accounts
  • Installing a New System
  • A Typical Package - Sage Instant Accounting
  • Controls, Routines and Procedures
  • Management Reporting
  • Working With Other Computer Packages
  • Filing your Records
  • Entering Data and Correcting Mistakes
  • Preventing Fraud


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

1: Accounting With Computers (Skills Course) Certificate

Accounting With Computers (Skills Course) Certificate issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Cert after your name.

2: NCFE Level 1 Accounting With Computers (Skills Course) Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 1 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 1 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 1, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 1 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9006
cost $117.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
365 Days