Finance and Accounting

About Sage Pastel Partner Intermediate V17

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 17.


Qualitas prepares you for your job at the bookkeeping desk, by providing excellent training and practice time on this amazing piece of software. By the time you have completed this programme you should feel confident behind the screen of a computer with PASTEL installed on it.


On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Sage Certificate of Competence in Pastel Partner Intermediate V17, issued from PASTEL itself, an essential addition to your CV.


Further, because this is an accredited skills programme, you will earn 11 credits on the National Qualifications Framework (SAQA NQF), something that is becoming more important to HR managers.

Employment options

Many companies hire a bookkeeper / somebody for the accounts division simply on the basis of their ability to understand basic bookkeeping and keep all records in order on PASTEL.  Qualitas recommends this programme and this particular version of the software for the following people:


  • Bookkeepers / people wishing to gain employment in the field of accounting

  • Those studying in the field of accounting, or who are studying a certificate / diploma course in the financial field

  • Business owners / general managers

What can i do with my qualifications?

Here is a summary of the outcomes:

  • Recording transactions

  • Capturing information from accounting source documents

  • Working with subsidiary journals

  • Posting subsidiary journals to the general ledger

  • Prepare final statements

  • Setting up a company details on PASTEL

  • Create and manage the information of debtors and creditors

  • Balance bank transactions, and prepare a bank reconciliation statement

  • Prepare and print statements, ledgers, detailed ledgers

  • Capture and print invoices

  • Prepare the trial balance

  • Process receipts & payments

  • Capture, record and print purchase orders


Admission requirements
  • Basic computer literacy, understanding of bookkeeping entries, English/Maths at 

  • NQF 2 or Grade 10/equivalent

Information Sheet


National Certificate: Bookkeeping NQF L3 (SAQA ID 58375)

FET Certificate:  Bookkeeping NQF L4 (SAQA ID 58376)

National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting NQF L5 (SAQA ID 63213)

National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF L6 (SAQA ID 20366)

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