Payroll Administrator & Leadership Skills - CPD Accredited

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£175 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
Access to content
Lifetime access
No formal qualification
15 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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This bundle course has been specially designed to provide our learners with a more in-depth understanding of payroll administration and the business skills required to work in human resources. It is ideal for small business owners who wish to develop the fundamental knowledge to process payroll and manage employees more efficiently.

The Payroll Administrator Training Course is ideal for aspiring payroll administrators and small business owners. It offers step-by-step guidance on how to process payroll, including the payroll year-end process. You will learn how to utilise Sage 50 software for everyday administrative tasks such as setting up new employees, making electronic payments, and setting up a new bank account. This course also covers pension schemes, sick pay and holidays. Enrol today and learn how to process payroll fast and efficiently.

Learn how to inspire, motivate and lead teams effectively with the Leadership & Management Diploma. This professional development program is ideal for those in managerial or supervisory roles who wish to develop their confidence and leadership style. In this course, you will improve your communication and body language, learn how to manage your time efficiently, and boost your self-esteem in managing people. This training program also covers the fundamentals of business management, including practical exercises and case studies.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to set up Sage 50 payroll software, with beginner’s training
  • Get step-by-step guidance on how to add new employees, set up a pension scheme, and make e-Submissions.
  • Familiarise with the payroll year-end process and how to submit declarations to HMRC
  • Understand how to add holidays, manage timesheets and record sick pay
  • Be able to link Sage 50 payroll to your bank accounts and set up a new account
  • Gain a solid understanding of the principles of great leadership
  • Learn how to set realistic goals and manage your time effectively
  • Develop your communication and body language skills to be able to lead teams effectively
  • Understand the basics of business management and corporate professionalism
  • Discover practical exercises for boosting your self-esteem and assertiveness


15 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Accreditation Group

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Course Outline

**Payroll Administrator**

Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners

  • 01 Important Information
  • 02 Getting Started
  • 03 Backing Up and Restoring Data
  • 04 Payroll Basics
  • 05 Company Settings
  • 06 Legislation Settings
  • 07 Pension Scheme Basics
  • 08 Pay Elements
  • 09 The Processing Date
  • 10 Adding Existing Employees
  • 11 Adding New Employees
  • 12 Payroll Processing Basics
  • 13 Entering Payments
  • 14 Pre-Update Reports
  • 15 Updating Records
  • 16 e-Submissions Basics
  • 17 Process Payroll (November)
  • 18 Employee Records and Reports
  • 19 Editing Employee Records
  • 20 Process Payroll (December)
  • 21 Resetting Payments
  • 22 Quick SSP
  • 23 An Employee Leaves
  • 24 Final Payroll Run
  • 25 Reports and Historical Data
  • 26 Year-End Procedures
  • Appendix A – The Startup Wizard

Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level

  • 1. Important Information
  • 2. Program Basics
  • 3. The Outline View and Criteria
  • 4. Global Changes
  • 5. Timesheets
  • 6. Departments and Analysis
  • 7. Holiday Schemes
  • 8. Recording Holidays
  • 9. Absence Reasons
  • 10. Statutory Sick Pay
  • 11. Statutory Maternity Pay
  • 12. Student Loans
  • 13. Company Cars
  • 14. Workplace Pensions
  • 15. Holiday Funds
  • 16. Roll Back
  • 17. Passwords and Access Rights
  • 18. Options and Links
  • 19. Linking Payroll to Accounts
  • 20. Appendix A – The Startup Wizard

**Leadership & Management**

Module 1: Introduction to Leadership

  • Module 01: Introduction to Leadership

Module 2: Inspiration and Leadership

  • Module 02 : Inspiration and Leadership

Module 3: Setting Goals and Time Management

  • Module 03: Setting Goals and Time Management

Module 4: Body Language and Effective Communication

  • Module 04: Body Language and Effective Communication

Module 5: Self-Esteem and Assertiveness Skills

  • Module 05: Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills

Module 6: Business Management and Corporate Behaviour

  • Module 06: Business Management Corporate Behaviour

Module 7: Meeting Management

  • Module 07: Meeting Management

Module 8: Project Management

  • Module 08: Project Management

Module 9: Risk Management

  • Module 09: Risk Management

Module 10: Team Work and Team Building

  • Module 10: Team Work Team Building

Module 11: Performance Management

  • Module 11: Performance Management

Module 12: Critical Thinking: Implications for Leadership

  • Module 12: Critical Thinking Implications for Leadership

Method of Assessment:

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.


After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for aspiring payroll administrators, payroll team leaders, managers and supervisors who want to explore various approaches to leadership and understand the basics of processing payroll using Sage 50 software.


Our Payroll Administrator & Leadership Skills Course is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there is no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

Career path

On successful completion, learners will have the practical skills and knowledge to fast track their career in the following roles:

  • Payroll Administrator
  • Payroll Team Leader
  • HR Systems & Payroll Officer
  • Payroll Manager

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