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Learn Payroll and Human Resource Management with our exclusive level 5 course

UK Professional Development Academy LTD


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£10 inc VAT (was £595)
Offer ends 06 December 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
4 weeks
Access to content
12 months
No formal qualification
100 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available to purchase separately

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Specialists design the Payroll and HR Management course by considering the need of both the job seekers and people already working with established businesses, which covers most of your professional needs in the field of Payroll and HR Management.

The Payroll and HR Management diploma course will help you learn from scratch and take you to a higher level of professionalism. As you may know, HR skills are important because possessing good HR management skills establishes trust and professionalism in the workplace. So, if you are looking to join various HR management and Payroll, these are your most desired courses.

Are you new to online learning?

Don’t worry. Along with providing most professional courses, UKPDA also provides the most regular tutor support via online mediums and will guide you in every possible way to get the most out of your online course. Further, assessments are challenging but interesting, will not take much of your time. You will have to read through the provided study material and attempt the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) afterwards.

What does this payroll course offer?

This payroll course aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required in the payroll industry. This payroll course offers learners hands-on experience through a virtual simulation of payroll processing and other accounting tasks. It will give you a chance to apply for practical assessments that you can add to your CV.


This Payroll course comprises various modules and sub-modules. You will learn human resource management, Administration Hiring strategies, Employee motivation, Employee onboarding, Employee Recognition, Employee Recruitment, Employee Termination, Payroll management, Negotiation skills and organisational skills.

Payroll - Course Benefits:

We proudly provide an inexpensive alternative to traditional classrooms and tutors. Enrol in this Payroll course to get access to the following benefits:

  1. Payroll - Courses / Training that best suit to Work Experience, Knowledge and Skills

    1. Payroll:Payroll - No deadlines
    2. Payroll:Payroll - Easy to access
    3. Payroll:Payroll - Online platform
    4. Payroll:Payroll - User friendly
    5. Payroll:Payroll - Tutor support
    6. Payroll:Payroll - 24/7 access
  2. Payroll - Self-paced Training/Courses to continue working while studying

    1. Payroll:Payroll - learn at your pace
    2. Payroll:Payroll - learn at your will
    3. Payroll:Payroll - get the promotion
    4. Payroll:Payroll - showcase it in your resume
    5. Payroll:Payroll - present to the employer
  3. Payroll - Self-Paced Courses to get free from the deadlines

    1. Payroll:Payroll - No more deadlines
    2. Payroll:Payroll - No hurry
    3. Payroll:Payroll - No, wait
    4. Payroll:Payroll - Learn in your style
    5. Payroll:Payroll - Your preference first
  4. Payroll - Course materials

    1. Payroll:Payroll - PDFs
    2. Payroll:Payroll - quizzes
    3. Payroll:Payroll - mock quizzes
    4. Payroll:Payroll - word
    5. Payroll:Payroll - PowerPoint presentations
  5. Payroll - 24/7 access

    1. Payroll:Payroll - Learn anytime
    2. Payroll:Payroll - Access anytime
    3. Payroll:Payroll - From anywhere
    4. Payroll:Payroll - Any device
  6. Payroll - one-to-one tutor

    1. Payroll:Payroll - Inclusive learning
    2. Payroll:Payroll - Professional tutor
    3. Payroll:Payroll - Throughout tutor support
    4. Payroll:Payroll - Very query answered

Payroll - Course / Training Format

After successful enrolment, the learner will get access to the UKPDA Learning Platform, where all the study material / Training Manual will be available. Learning Platform can be accessed 24/7 anywhere, anytime.

Training Manual contains several modules, each having specific knowledge and case study at the end. All the course material will be in the form of texts (images/illustrations), and there are no video or live lectures during the training course.

The Test (MCQ’s) will be based on modules of the Training Manual.


Payroll, Sage Payroll


100 CPD hours / points
Accredited by Step Ahead CPD Qualifications

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Payroll - Course Outline

The Level 5 Payroll course is based on 100 CPD points. Therefore, Learner must need to complete the following modules given below

Payroll - Modules Outline

This CPD course in Payroll comprises Ten modules in which learners must achieve 100 credits. Modules are:

Payroll - Module 1: Payroll-Human Resource Management

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Describe the implications of different aspects of Human Resource Management of their daily responsibilities
  • Payroll:Payroll - Define human resources terms and subject matter
  • Payroll:Payroll - Recruit, interview, and retain employees more effectively
  • Payroll:Payroll - Follow up with new employees in a structured manner
  • Payroll:Payroll - Be an advocate for your employees’ health and safety
  • Payroll:Payroll - Provide accurate, actionable feedback to employees
  • Payroll:Payroll - Act appropriately in situations requiring discipline and termination
  • Payroll:Payroll - Evaluate some of the strengths and opportunities for Human Resources in your own workplace
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identify three areas for further development within the Human Resources field as part of a personal action plan

Payroll - Module 2: Payroll-Hiring Strategies

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Know how to present the current open position
  • Payroll:Payroll - Develop a workable hiring strategy
  • Payroll:Payroll - Know how to determine which candidates to interview
  • Payroll:Payroll - Steps and techniques to use in an interview
  • Payroll:Payroll - Welcome newly hired employees
  • Payroll:Payroll - Find potential candidates for the position

Payroll - Module 3: Payroll-Employee Motivation

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Defining motivation, an employer’s role in it and how the employee can play a part
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identifying the importance of Employee Motivation
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identifying methods of Employee Motivation
  • Payroll:Payroll - Describing the theories which pertain to Employee Motivation – with particular reference to psychology
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identifying personality types and how they fit into a plan for Employee Motivation.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Setting clear and defined goals.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identifying specific issues in the field, and addressing these issues and how to maintain this going forward.

Payroll - Module 4: Payroll-Employee On boarding

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Define on boarding.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Understanding the benefits and purpose of on boarding.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Recognise how to prepare for an inbreeding program.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identify ways to engage and follow up with employees.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Create expectations.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Discover the importance of resiliency and flexibility.

Payroll - Module 5: Payroll-Employee Recognition

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Assess the type of Employee Recognition Program(s) your company needs
  • Payroll:Payroll - Train leadership to recognise their employees
  • Payroll:Payroll - Know when and where recognition is needed
  • Payroll:Payroll - Construct a culture of recognition
  • Payroll:Payroll - Maintain an effective Employee Recognition Program

Payroll - Module 6: Payroll-Employee Recruitment

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Defining recruitment.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Understanding the selection process.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Recognising the GROW model and how to set goals.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Preparing for the interview and question process.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identifying and avoiding bias when making offers.
  • Payroll:Payroll - Discovering ways to retain talent and measure growth.

Payroll - Module 7: Payroll-Employee Termination

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Create employee performance plans
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identify employees who should be terminated
  • Payroll:Payroll - Establish effective termination meetings
  • Payroll:Payroll - Know the “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of firing an employee
  • Payroll:Payroll - Be able to conduct exit interviews

Payroll - Module 8: Payroll-Payroll Management

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Negative and Positive Payroll
  • Payroll:Payroll - Types of Payroll System
  • Payroll:Payroll - Outsource Payroll process
  • Payroll:Payroll - In-House computerised Payroll process
  • Payroll:Payroll - In-House manual payroll system
  • Payroll:Payroll - H M R C
  • Payroll:Payroll - Overview of the General Payroll Process
  • Payroll:Payroll - Set up new employees
  • Payroll:Payroll - Collect time card information
  • Payroll:Payroll - Verify time card information
  • Payroll:Payroll - Summarise wages due
  • Payroll:Payroll - Enter employee changes
  • Payroll:Payroll - Calculate applicable taxes
  • Payroll:Payroll - Overview of Sage
  • Payroll:Payroll - Key features of Sage Payroll
  • Payroll:Payroll - Benefits of Sage
  • Payroll:Payroll - Sage Module details

Payroll - Module 9: Payroll-Negotiation Skills

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
  • Payroll:Payroll - Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts: WATNA, BATNA, WAP, and ZOPA
  • Payroll:Payroll - Lay the groundwork for negotiation
  • Payroll:Payroll - Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
  • Payroll:Payroll - Understand basic bargaining techniques
  • Payroll:Payroll - Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
  • Payroll:Payroll - Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of the agreement
  • Payroll:Payroll - Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
  • Payroll:Payroll - Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
  • Payroll:Payroll - Negotiate on behalf of someone else

Payroll - Module 10: Payroll-Organisational Skills

This Payroll module covers the following key topics:

  • Payroll:Payroll - Examine current habits and routines that are not organised
  • Payroll:Payroll - Learn to prioritise your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Payroll:Payroll - Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Payroll:Payroll - Learn to organise personal and work space
  • Payroll:Payroll - Learn to resist procrastination
  • Payroll:Payroll - Make plans to stay organised in the future

Payroll - Duration

The minimum time period to complete this training is 4 Weeks. But it is a self-paced course, and the duration of completion depends on the learner’s pace and ability to give time to study.

Learners will have access to their Training via Learning Platform for up to 12 months from the date of enrolment. During this period, flexibility will be given to learners completing the course at any time.

Payroll - Certificate

Upon successfully passing the course, the Learner needs to pay for the CPD Accredited Certificate of Completion either in PDF format or Hard-copy.

Certificate of Completion (PDF format) = £42

Certificate of Completion (Hard-copy) = £65 + postage charges: Local £9, International £14.

Who is this course for?

Payroll - Assessment

After studying through the training manual, Learner will have to attempt the Final Test (online multiple-choice test – 2 attempts), if necessary, may attempt the test a third time at no extra cost. Your test will be assessed automatically and straightaway so that you will directly know whether you have been successful or not. The passing score is 75%. You can retake the test in the case of not being successful at the first attempt.

Before attempting your Final Test, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a Mock Test (online multiple-choice test - Unlimited attempts).

All test(s) are online and are taken either through or after the course; these are included in the course price.


This Payroll course is for anyone looking to become an effective Payroll Clerk. It is particularly suited to people employed in Payroll positions who are looking for pay rises, career progression or general career advice. The payroll course is designed to increase the effectiveness of existing and new Payroll Clerks and will cover both general and specific advice for Payroll employees, whatever their job title.

Without any prior knowledge of Payroll and HR Management, the learners can take this training course and in addition to this, there are no age restrictions. Thus, anyone who is passionate and ambitious about Payroll and HR Management can take the course. There are no specific deadlines for admission, and you can enrol anytime on this payroll course.



There are no precise requirements for Payroll and HR Management Certificate as no prior knowledge and experience of Payroll and HR Management is required.

Students seeking to enrol in this Payroll course should meet the following requirements;

  • Payroll:Payroll - Be aged 16 years or above
  • Payroll:Payroll - Solid knowledge of English Language
  • Payroll:Payroll - Working Knowledge of Information Communication Technologies for studying online that is the Internet and Microsoft Office
  • Payroll:Payroll - A genuine desire to study and succeed

Career path


After completing the course/training, you will be able to grip yourself with specific knowledge and skills with the highest level of confidence to improve yourself and enhance the skills for your career in the relevant employment sector.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

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 Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.