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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 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.
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 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 course.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost.
Who is this course for?
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.
The Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
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.
Do I have to buy the Sage 50 software separately?
Dear Lucy, Thanks for your question. The way course is designed, you don't need to have the full version software. The course is totally theoretical but we provide the trial version link of Sage 50. You can use the trial version for practice purpose. However, there will be no questions on the practical tasks in the exams, it will only cover the modules and topics discussed in the course. Thanks, Help Desk.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, How long do you get to complete the course? Thank you
Dear Michelle, Thanks for reaching out. The estimated course duration is 91 hours. However, you will get one year access to the course upon purchasing and you can complete the course anytime within a year. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is the course just £12 or is there additional cost for different modules etc
Dear Aisling, Thanks for your question. Yes, this is the full course price. Under a limited time promotional offer, the course prices are discounted now. You don't have to pay for each module. Thanks Help Desk.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do I need to purchase and install Sage Payroll on my computer to study for this course?
Dear John, Thanks for the question. You can complete the course with the trial version. The way our course is designed, you don’t need to have the full version software. It’s fully theoretical and the exam will only cover theoretical topics that are discussed in the course. Thanks, Help Desk.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How long will you have access to this course.
Hi Natasha, Thanks for reaching out. You have total one-year access to this course once purchased. You can complete the course anytime within a year. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
does the payroll course come with the relevant software and do I need anything else
Hi Dawn, We do not provide the software support with the course. However, you will be provided with the download link of the trial version of Sage. The way this course has designed, you can complete the course using the trial version. If you wish to have the full version of Sage, you need to purchase that. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Will I be able to get a job in the payroll sector
Hi Emily, All of our courses are a self-development online course. we believe this course will enhance your skills and will help you to find a better career. But we can't confirm any job guarantee as it's completely up to the employer to decide. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this American based or UK?
Hello Marie, Thanks for your query. This course is UK based. Many thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi I am planning on purchasing the course. Roughly how many hours a day will I need to spend to complete the course
Dear Judy, Thank you for contacting us. The estimated course duration is 22 hours of continuous study. However, you will get one year access to the course after purchasing and you can complete it anytime within a year. ThanksThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have paid and signed for this course but have not been contacted with regard to a starting date that I was told was to be on Saturday 16 February.
Hi Terri, Thanks for reaching out. The course access details were sent to your e-mail address on the same day you purchased the course. However, it might have gone to your spam/junk folder. We have sent another one today. Make sure, you will check the spam/junk folders as well if you don't find it in the inbox. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, can I make payment today but I want start few weeks more for this course, It's price £12 only? how many hours for this course please. Thanks
Hi Tina, Thanks for your query. Yes, you can make the payment today and start the course a few weeks later. The course duration is 21 hours but after purchasing the course you will get one year access to complete the course. Many thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Dear Team I really want to do this course but I do not have any accounts background. Am I still elegible to do the course?
Hi Fins, Thanks for reaching out. This course is designed for the learners of all levels, including the beginners. That's why we named it complete course. You will learn everything directly from the course and no previous experience is required. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How long will it take me to learn the subject of Book keeping enough to be able to practice on my own
Hi Terri, Thanks for reaching out. This is a self-paced online course. You will get 6 months access to the course once you will purchase it. If you feel like you need to practice and study this course for more than 6 months, you can contact us and we will just extend your subscription without any further charge. The estimated course duration, however, is 41 hours of continuous study. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I would like to buy this course, what is the way?
Hi Diana, Thanks for contacting us. You just need to go to the course page and click on 'Add to Basket' option to purchase the course. Thanks.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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