Short Programme

Centurion Academy is an Authorised Sage Pastel Partner testing centre. This comprehensive training programme will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a bookkeeping to trial balance function using the Partner Software.
Ideal for...
If you use Pastel and want to improve your skills, or if you have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and would like to learn how to apply this knowledge to a computerised system, then this programme is for you.
Admission Requirements
  • Computer Literacy
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Bookkeeping L3 qualification or Gr10 Accounting
  • N/B! (This programme is focused on learning the functionality of the Pastel Software and not to teach bookkeeping skills, please ensure you meet the relevant requirements before enrolling on this programme.)


  • Preparing to install
  • Installing and registering Pastel Partner Version 17


Working in the Demo Company

  • Open a company in Sage Pastel Partner Version 17
  • Using the four navigation methods


Creating a New Company

  • Setting up a company
  • Using the Sage Pastel Partner Version 17 setup assistant


Auto Setup

  • Auto Setup menu
  • Auto Setup process


Edit Master files

  • Edit General Ledger
  • Edit Suppliers
  • Edit Inventory
  • Edit Customers


Supplier Processing

  • Create purchase order
  • Goods received notes
  • Supplier invoices
  • Return and debit


Customer Processing

  • Create a quotation
  • Sales orders
  • Tax invoices
  • Credit notes
  • Debit notes
  • Customer journal


Cash Book Processing

  • Settings
  • Processing in the cash book
  • Inter - Account Transfers


Monthly Processing

  • Customer monthly processes
  • Supplier monthly processes
  • Other monthly processes
  • Processing in the cash book


Take on Balances

  • Taking on General Ledger balances
  • Taking on Customer balances
  • Taking on Supplier balances
  • Taking on inventory balances
Upon successful completion of the programme, the student will receive an electronic Certificate from Sage Partner in Pastel Intermediate V17 that will be emailed to them by Centurion Academy.
Learners will be required to complete an external SAGE PASTEL online final examination with a pass mark of 75% to qualify for a PASTEL Certificate. The online assessment must be written within 6 months from the commencement date of your classroom training.

Sage Pastel Partner is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp, Rustenburg, Witbank