This online qualification allows individuals to develop and formalise payroll knowledge and skills. Whilst studying at home, students progress to applying complex legislation and contractual obligations to enable accurate administration of payroll services.
Designed for those new to payroll, or those who wish to improve their working knowledge of payroll processes, this qualification covers the core skills required to administer the payroll function. From calculating gross pay and identifying the differences between taxable and NICable pay, the course covers in-depth the methodologies for the manual calculation of PAYE income tax, NICs, student loan deductions and statutory payments.
Together with a broad overview of other payroll obligations such as court orders, real-time information, automatic enrolment, end of year reporting and HMRC remittance calculations, students will gain a balanced education on the fundamentals of the payroll profession.
Each module offers comprehensive learning materials; links to a range of external material; and knowledge tests associated with these topics. The key subject matter is further enriched with digital online learning tutorials as well as interactive scenario-based exercises, which enable students to apply their new-found knowledge and skills through realistic scenarios. This variety of learning mediums provides a complete developmental experience which enhances ready application in the workplace, to the benefit of student and employer alike.
Significant investment has been recently provided to further enhance the digital applications this qualification offers. Available from April 2020, this revamped product offers the latest in digital learning experiences available to the aspiring payroll professional.
Who is this course for?
Payroll administrators, payroll coordinators and payroll officers who work in a payroll bureau, accountancy firm or in-house payroll team will all benefit from completing this industry-recognised qualification.
This course is also suitable for HR and finance professions who have assumed responsibility for the payroll department but need a hands-on comprehension of how payroll figures and forms are produced.
Having fully trained payroll administrators is vital for organisations to ensure they remain compliant with the increasing amount of regulations and legislation which impacts on the day to day running of the payroll department.
On completion of this course, you will have the knowledge required to enable you to efficiently and accurately handle the variety of issues encountered when processing payrolls.
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