HR and Payroll Administrator Diploma

HR and Payroll Administrator Diploma Endorsed by ABC Awards I Exam Included I MCQ based assessment I Tutor Support

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£300 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
320 Hours
Access to content
Lifetime access
Endorsed by ABC Awards
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Payroll is an essential part of HR and Payroll Administrators must have an excellent understanding of the procedures involved to ensure that they are working in compliance with HMRC regulations. This course provides a detailed overview of human resource management, its principles and practices. You will also explore the role of the HR department and the employee induction, training and development process.

This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education. Led by an expert instructor, you will familiarise with each stage of the payroll process, how the UK payroll system works in the UK and how to carry out procedures such as calculating the financial year-end date.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the key principles and practices of human resource management
  • Learn about the role and responsibilities of the HR department
  • Familiarise with the stages of the induction, training and development process
  • Gain a detailed understanding of organisational culture
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the payroll process, payroll management and the UK payroll system
  • Get trained on how to use BrightPay for everyday payroll management duties
  • Earn a recognised qualification in HR and Payroll to fast track your career
  • Learn about PAYE end of year procedures: the checklist and financial requirements


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Course Outline

HR and Payroll Administrator Level 3

Module 01: Introduction to Human Resource Management

  • What is Human Resource?
  • Human Resource Functions
  • Human Resource Activities in Management
  • The HR Manager
  • The Role of the HR Department
  • Employment Section

Module 02: HR Planning, Recruitment, and Selection

  • Expansion of Organisation
  • HR or Manpower Planning
  • Self-regulatory Manpower Control
  • Problems Caused by Expansion of Organisation
  • Scientific Management
  • Organisation and Method Studies (O & M Studies)
  • Policy of Recruitment
  • Recruitment Process
  • Selection

Module 03: Employee Onboarding

  • Introduction
  • What is Onboarding?
  • The Importance of Onboarding
  • Making Employees Feel Welcome
  • Purpose of Onboarding
  • Onboarding Preparation
  • Designating a Mentor
  • Onboarding Checklist
  • Creating an Engaging Program
  • Getting Off on the Right Track
  • Role of Human Resources
  • Role of Managers
  • Mentor’s Responsibility
  • Identifying Opportunities for Improvement and Growth

Module 04: Induction, Training and Development

  • What is Induction?
  • Purpose of Induction
  • Effective Induction Programme
  • Training and Development
  • Need and Benefits of Training
  • Types of Training Programmes
  • Training and Development Methods
  • Characteristics of a Good Training Programme
  • Designing the Training Programme
  • Evaluation of Training

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Module 05: Responsibilities of the HR Department’s

  • Types of HR Department’s Responsibility
  • Fire Prevention and Firefighting
  • Medical Facilities
  • Safety and Security Officers
  • Prevention of Theft and Pilfering
  • Employee Welfare

Module 06: Organisational Culture

  • What is Organisational Culture?
  • Purpose of Organisational Culture
  • Role of HRM on Organisational Culture
  • Impacts of size in Organisational Culture
  • Model of Factors Influencing Organisational Culture

Module 07: Motivation, Counseling, Resignations and Retirement

  • Motivation
  • Style of Management
  • Task Needs and Relationship Needs
  • Changes in Management Attitudes
  • Contributors and Theorists
  • Motivation-Hygiene Theory
  • Theory X and Theory Y
  • Motivation Strategies
  • Managerial Styles in HR Management
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Employee Counselling
  • Equal Opportunity Policy
  • Resignations
  • Retirement

Module 08: Performance Appraisal

  • Introduction
  • Purpose of Performance Appraisal
  • Importance of Performance Appraisal
  • Steps in Appraisal
  • Methods, Techniques and Tools
  • Traditional Methods
  • Modern Methods of Appraisal

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Module 09: Remuneration Policy and Industrial Relations

  • What is Remuneration?
  • Remuneration Policy
  • Systems of Remuneration
  • Industrial Relations
  • Trade Unions
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Industrial Action
  • Joint Consultation
  • Staff Associations
  • The Role of HR Manager

Module 10: Records and Statistics

  • Introduction
  • The necessity for Personnel Records
  • Information in Personnel Records
  • Formats of Personnel Records

Module 11: Employee Motivation Theories

  • Object-Oriented Theory
  • Behaviour Modification in Four Steps
  • Using Expectancy Theory
  • Understanding the Three Factors
  • Using the Three Factors to Motivate in the Workplace
  • Personality’s Role in Motivation
  • Identifying Your Personality Type
  • Identifying Others’ Personality Type
  • Motivators by Personality Type
  • Setting Goals

Module 12: Goals and Motivation

  • Introduction
  • Setting SMART Goal
  • Evaluating and Adapting
  • A Personal Toolbox
  • Building Your Own Motivational Plan
  • Encouraging Growth and Development
  • Getting Others to See the Glass Half-Full
  • Motivation on the Job
  • Creating a Motivational Organisation
  • Creating a Motivational Job
  • Addressing Specific Moral Issues
  • Dealing with Individual Morale Problems
  • Addressing Team Morale
  • Keeping Yourself Motivated
  • Identifying Personal Motivators
  • Maximising Your Motivators
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module 13: Introduction to Payroll Management

  • Introduction to Payroll Management
  • An Overview of Payroll


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive training course is ideal for aspiring Payroll Administrators and existing HR professionals who want to upgrade their skills and knowledge to take their career to the next level. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied part-time or full-time.

Career path

Whether you’re an aspiring HR professional or are looking to gain more experience within your field, this recognised qualification will be a valuable asset for your CV. Related professions in this field include:

  • Payroll Administrator
  • HR Manager
  • Payroll Officer
  • Payroll Coordinator

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What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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