Part-Time Short Learning Programme CertificatePastel Accounting

Saturday classes start 20 January 2024

About this programme
This Short Learning Programme (SLP) is intended for bookkeepers and others with knowledge of accounting concepts who want to learn to adapt and use their skills for Pastel.  The course aims to enhance the student’s skills and productivity in the accounting environment by enabling the student to use the Pastel Partner accounting software.  The course covers specific accounting concepts and procedures that are unique to Pastel.

Programme outline
The following topics will be covered in the programme:

Installation and registration of Sage Pastel Partner
Pastel terminology and navigation
Creating and setting up a company
Create and maintain general ledger accounts
Create and maintain supplier and customer accounts
Create and maintain inventory items
Take on balances and journals
Supplier and customer processing
Cashbook, petty cash and journal processing
Month-end and year-end procedures

Admission requirements

Computer literacy and the ability to work with a computer mouse (mouse-skills)
Knowledge and understanding of bookkeeping up to and including the trial balance. It is highly recommended that a student complete the Short Learning Programme in Bookkeeping or the ICB subject Bookkeeping to Trial Balance, both available at Unigrad College.

Programme fee

Contact Unigrad and speak to any student career consultant for course fee information. 

How will I be certified on completion of this programme?

On successful completion of the programme and internal assessments, students will be awarded the Unigrad College Short Learning Programme (SLP) Certificate in Pastel Accounting – Intermediate.

Programme duration 

  • Saturday mornings (08:30 – 12:30) for a period of 9 weeks, OR
  • Saturday afternoons (13:00 – 16:00)for a period of 12 weeks, OR
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings (17:30 – 19:30) for a period of 9 weeks, OR
  • 1 Week full-time (08:30 – 16:00)