This course is ideal for people who have completed the Computerised Payroll Level 1 qualification or who have some understanding of payroll functions and want to learn how to complete more advanced tasks, such as calculating statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay and pension schemes, and more.
Sage have developed this course to give you the most up to date skills required by employers, or learn how to run the payroll system for your own business. This will save time and money, particularly if payroll tasks are usually outsourced to an accountant.
What subjects are covered?
You will learn how to:
• Set up company accounts, generate employee records and complete basic daily payroll functions
• Calculate gross pay and process real-time information payments, as well as statutory sick, maternity and holiday pay
• Process automatic pension enrolment
• Process automatic pension enrolment and payments
• Create reports for HMRC
What do you get?
• Access to Sage 50 Payroll V20 software for six months (RRP £500)
• Enrolment on to the Sage Qualifications e-learning Portal, where you will be able to access all online learning materials, including formative and practice simulations.
What is the study mode?
All course materials and activities are provided online and can also be accessed via mobile, enabling you to study at times and locations that are convenient for you. You can also purchase a hard copy of the course workbook to keep for future reference.
How long will it take?
The course usually requires six hours of study per week for a period of six to eight weeks. Initially, you have access to the software and portal for six months.
How are you assessed?
You will complete self-assessments and a practice test, followed by a final online assessment.
What qualification do you receive?
Upon completion, you will be awarded with the Sage 50 Payroll Level 2 Certificate.
What could you do after this course?
After completing this course, you may wish to progress to a Qualifications and Credit Framework Accredited Qualification.
You should have completed the Computerised Payroll Level 1 qualification or have some understanding of payroll functions.