Acquire key skills and earn a qualification in the industry-standard bookkeeping and accounting software with this engaging online course. The Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Diploma covers both the basic and advanced functions of the program, from processing payroll, holiday and absences to performing year-end tasks, correcting mistakes and using timesheets.
This online Sage 50 Payroll training course is taught by industry experts through practical exercises, electronic study materials and multiple-choice online assessment. Each module focuses on a different aspect of the Sage 50 software, beginning with the basics of setting up payroll, tax codes, month end reports and keeping records, before moving onto running BACS payments reports, analysing data and managing sap, pension, and Statutory Sick Pay.
Learning Outcomes of the Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course:
- Gain sufficient knowledge of Sage 50 accounting software to utilise its basic and advanced functions for work tasks
- Understand the basics of setting up payroll, tax codes, month end reports, keeping records, and license limitations.
- Get a solid understanding of the legislation setting dialog box, PAYE, NI brands & rates, SSP, SMP/SAP/SPP/ShPP, minimum wage, etc.
- Familiarise with the sage 50 payroll pension module and pension scheme basics
- Understand the pay elements setting dialog box, managing payment and deduction types, loans, net payments, salary sacrifice, etc.
- Learn how to use quick employee, add multiple employees, change employee status and update year-to-date values
- Understand the payment period & payment methods, and learn how to reset criteria
- Learn how to record holidays, remove absence days, check holiday records and holiday scheme records
- Understand common mistakes in payroll processing and learn how to correct errors
- Learn how to set up passwords, add new users, change the personal password and delete user accounts
Benefits of studying the Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course
- Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
- Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
- Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
- Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
- Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams.
The Sage 50 Payroll Complete course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Video lessons
- Online study materials
- Mock exams
- Multiple-choice assessment
The Sage 50 Payroll Beginners is made up of 23 mandatory units, including
- Setting up payroll, tax codes, and month end reports
- Adding new employees in a variety of ways
- Customising legislation and pension scheme settings
- Processing the payroll with SSP
- Performing year-end tasks with the payroll year end wizard
- And more...
The Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate is made up of 17 mandatory units, including
- Checking the effects of global changes to pay period and pay method
- Using and resetting timesheets
- Recoding holidays, removing absence days and checking records
- Correcting mistakes and processing required changes
- Linking payroll to accounts
- And more...
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Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners
Module 1: Payroll Basics – Setting up payroll, tax codes, month end reports, keeping records, licence limitations and links to an accounts program
Module 2: Company Settings – Details, bank & coinage, absence, analysis, tax funding, statutory funding, HMRC payments, documents
Module 3: Legislation Settings – Legislation setting dialog box, PAYE, NI bands & rates, SSP, SMP/SAP/SPP/ShPP, car details, student, AEO rates, minimum wage, childcare, automatic enrolment
Module 4: Pension Scheme Basics – Pensions schemes dialog box, setting up pension scheme, pensions regulator website and the sage 50 payroll pensions module
Module 5: Pay Elements – Pay elements settings dialog box, managing payment and deduction types, loans, net payments, salary sacrifice
Module 6: The Processing Date – Changing the processing date
Module 7: Adding Existing Employees – Using quick employee, adding multiple employees, changing their status, updating year-to-date values
Module 8: Adding New Employees –Adding new employees in a variety of ways
Module 9: Payroll Processing Basics – Payroll process view, change processing dates
Module 10: Entering Payments – Entering payment window, checking and editing payments
Module 11: Pre-Update Reports – Employer costs report, payslips, BACS payments reports, figures for accounts
Module 12: Updating Records – Updating records, period end P32 report
Module 13: e-Submissions Basics – e-submissions settings, EAS, FPS, EPS
Module 14: Process Payroll (November) – Entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 reports, full payment submission
Module 15: Employee Records and Reports – Using employee record window, tabs and to find employee and their reports
Module 16: Editing Employee Records – Editing different records for employees, creating new factored pay elements, applying pay elements to employees
Module 17: Process Payroll (December) – Processing the payroll, entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report and Full payment submission
Module 18: Resetting Payments – Introduction to reset payments wizard
Module 19: Quick SSP – Processing the payroll with SSP, entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report and full payment submission
Module 20: An Employee Leaves – Entering payments, updating records, lever wizard, P32 report, full payment submission, rejoining employees
Module 21: Final Payroll Run – Entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report, full payment submissions
Module 22: Reports and Historical Data – Reports window, employee, company, legislation and historical reports, historical data settings, printing historical payslips and history report by employee
Module 23: Year-End Procedures – Year end tasks, payroll year end wizard, post year-end tasks
Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level
Module 1: The Outline View and Criteria – View by department and payment method, payment period and payment method, and resetting criteria
Module 2: Global Changes – See the affects of global changes to pay period and pay method, tax codes, and pay rates
Module 3: Timesheets – Using and resetting timesheets, processing payroll and changing process dates
Module 4: Departments and Analysis – Focus on managing new and old departments and their employees, analysis in different platforms
Module 5: Holiday Schemes – Reviewing holiday schemes, adding new ones, arranging national holidays and managing employee holiday schemes
Module 6: Recording Holidays – Recoding holidays, removing absence days, checking holiday records, holiday scheme reports
Module 7: Absence Reasons – Customize absence reasons, recording absence, different examples, reducing pay for unauthorised absence and absence reports
Module 8: Statutory Sick Pay – Working with patterns and absence year, SSP qualifications, rates, reports, and utilizing quick SSP dialog box
Module 9: Statutory Maternity Pay – SMP rates, payment, managing maternity details, processing payroll, other parental leave, changing the processing date and more
Module 10: Student Loans – Setting up and processing student loan repayments for employees
Module 11: Company Cars – Adding new cars, keeping track of business trips, processing payroll, car reports and taxation
Module 12: Workplace Pensions – Payroll pension module, automatic enrolment, reviewing pension scheme details, reports and more
Module 13: Holiday Funds – Managing holiday fund payments, processing payroll, paying out from the holiday fund, holiday fund reports and more
Module 14: Roll Back – Mistakes and payroll processing, roll back the payroll for selected employees, correcting mistakes and processing required change
Module 15: Passwords and Access Rights –Setting up passwords, new users, testing admin profile, changing personal password, deleting user accounts
Module 16: Options and Links – Contacts, program options, WebLinks
Module 17: Linking Payroll to Accounts – Nominal link setting dialog box, linking data
Please Note: For practice purpose, you should have Sage 50 software installed on your PC. The software is not included with this Sage 50 Payroll Complete course.
Upon successful completion of the course, you can instantly download your e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of £9.99 and PDF Certificate at £4.99.
Training offered by the Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course could potentially benefit a range of roles, but would particularly enhance careers in
- Office Administration
- Other business finance roles
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Would I need make additional payment for the full version software or the trial version is sufficient?
Dear Alexandra, Thanks for the question. The way our course has designed, you don't need to have the full version software. The course is mainly theoretical. You can do some practice with the trial version if you wish. The exam will only cover the course modules. Upon completing the course, you will be able to obtain an accredited certificate. Regards, Help Desk.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do I need any additional requirements for it to work on my iPad
Dear Debbie, Thanks for contacting us. You can access the course from your iPad or any internet enable device, however if you would like to practice using payroll software you need windows platform. You can continue the study materials and complete the course using your iPad. Thank you and best wishes. Regards, Help DeskThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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Do you recommend any specific device to do the course?
Dear Connor, Thanks for your question. Our site is almost all device friendly. All the courses are online so you can browse and do the courses from your desktop, laptop, Mac, mobile phone and all other popular devices. You just need to have a running internet connection. Thanks, Help Desk.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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