Simply Accounting/Sage 50 & Quickbooks Training

Qualified training on Simply Accounting/Sage 50 and QuickBooks, the two most popular entry-level accounting programs for small businesses. Perfect for bookkeepers and business owners alike, Q College’s experienced instructors will provide you with the tools you need to manage your business and streamline your operations. Learn how to manage cashflow, customer info, invoicing, billing and more in a convenient one-on-one or group setting.


The course is designed to help you use QuickBooks Financial Software to record routine and periodic financial transactions and to make basic adjustments. Routine transactions include sales, purchases, receipts, payments and payroll. Periodic transactions include calculating and remitting sales taxes and payroll taxes, making bank deposits, reconciling bank and credit card statements, making adjustments to loan balances, capital cost allowances and prepaid expenses, plus moving from one tax year to the next. In addition, you will learn to create and maintain an inventory of products and services, track and charge for time and allocate revenue and expense to jobs and projects. You will also be introduced to financial reporting, customizing forms and working with multiple currencies.

During the course you will set up a company’s chart of accounts, record sales and purchases, produce payroll records, perform month-end, quarterly and annual activities and remit taxes. Your immediate goals together with your prior bookkeeping training and experience will influence how many hours of course work will meet your needs.

Simply Accounting/Simply:

Join us for this hands-on course and gain a solid understanding of how to manage your payroll process with  Simply Accounting. The course will focus on payroll setup, employee setup and maintenance, payroll cheque runs, direct deposits and payroll and fiscal year end functions.

Simply Accounting ,also known as  Sage 50, is simple and easy-to-use accounting and business management software that provides you with the tools you need to manage your business and streamline your operations. It allows you to track your finances and understand your expenses and cash flow so that you can better run and grow your business. Make informed decisions with data consolidated from across your business—even multiple subsidiaries and companies—and gain a better understanding of your customers and prospects with analysis, reporting and forecasting options. Take advantage of reports tailored for the retail, professional services, property management and accommodations industries, and confidently grow your business while maintaining strong financial integrity.

Individual Courses:

  • Customized to the schedule of the student(s), but usually 3 hour sessions
  • Classes can be taken evenings or weekends, as well as during standard work hours and can be started at any time.
  • You can follow pre-set curriculum or can customize your training to suit your personal goals.

Tuition & Fees:

  • Simply Accounting/Sage 50 18 Hrs $ 2,160.00- Tuition (GST Exempt)
  • QuickBooks 12 Hrs $1440.00- Tuition (GST Exempt)

Registration Process:

Contact the administration office to complete a short registration form.


QuickBooks and Simply Accounting/Sage 50 was reviewed and approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

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