IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business QCF Distance Learning Training Course

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Course Summary

  • Designed to appeal to anyone who is keen to gain an understanding of basic payroll procedures
  • Introduction to payroll record keeping and processing, providing the necessary skills to record financial payroll transactions in a computerised environment using the using Sage 50 payroll package.
  • Processing payroll routines and activities using a computerised payroll system. The activities will include the calculation of pay data and processing of that data using day-to-day processing skills.
  • Maintaining accuracy when performing practical payroll tasks.
  • The importance of security and confidentiality in performing payroll tasks.
  • Includes the basic functions from setting up th…

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Course Summary

  • Designed to appeal to anyone who is keen to gain an understanding of basic payroll procedures
  • Introduction to payroll record keeping and processing, providing the necessary skills to record financial payroll transactions in a computerised environment using the using Sage 50 payroll package.
  • Processing payroll routines and activities using a computerised payroll system. The activities will include the calculation of pay data and processing of that data using day-to-day processing skills.
  • Maintaining accuracy when performing practical payroll tasks.
  • The importance of security and confidentiality in performing payroll tasks.
  • Includes the basic functions from setting up the company details, entering employee records and calculating gross pay, to processing the first payroll and running all the reports required including payslips.
  • Designed for complete beginners with the workbooks giving clear and helpful instructions with an abundance of screenshots and activities.

Full Details:

Units:

  • Making gross pay calculations - F/505/1145 (2 credits)
  • Payroll preparation - H/505/1154 (3 credits)
  • Computerised payroll administration - T/505/1157 (4 credits)

Course Contents

Knowledge Units:

  • Introduction to payroll
  • Employment legislation and statutes
  • Introduction to Real Time Information (RTI)
  • Preparing employee records
  • Starters - new employees
  • Using the HMRC Basic PAYE Tools
  • Calculation of Gross Pay
  • The PAYE and National Insurance systems
  • Using the HMRC online PAYE calculator
  • National Insurance contributions
  • Using the HMRC online NIC calculator
  • Voluntary deductions
  • Processing the payroll using the HMRC Basic PAYE Tools
  • Leavers
  • Dealing with leavers using the Basic PAYE Tools
  • Completing the payroll

Skills Unit:

  • Computerised Payroll
  • Introduction to the installation, configuration and basic day-to-day use of Sage 50 payroll software.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business. However, it is recommended that prospective candidates will already have basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to embarking on a course of study for this qualification.

Certification

On successful completion of all the units, the learner will receive a certificate to confirm the achievement of the Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business (QCF). The certificate will include the full name and accreditation number of the qualification and the award of Pass.

The learner will also receive a certificate from Sage confirming their competence in the use of Sage Payroll at Level 1.

Benefits for Trainees:

  • IAB Payroll Qualifications open new doors to exciting careers, as well as extending payroll skills if you are currently employed
  • Start your own payroll bureau
  • Work in small businesses
  • A payroll career can lead to great things
  • Update your knowledge of Sage payroll
  • Improve your employability prospects
  • A career path into payroll
  • Ideal Continuing Professional Development course
  • Gain an IAB qualification and become a payroll professional
  • Payroll trainees gain exemptions by building recognised credits
  • Gain an accredited qualification
  • Start your training immediately without having to wait for the new term to begin

Benefits for Employers:

  • Up-skill your workforce
  • Train key staff members in the features of the latest Sage 50 program
  • Try program before buying
  • Train staff in how to computerise manual payroll
  • Learn how your staff can process your payroll  in house and save money on accountants’ fees
  • Start-up businesses-  teach staff to process the payroll
  • Employers have a benchmark qualification they can use to judge an individual’s ability  
  • Instead of accepting an applicant’s word they know the Sage Program,  employers now have the certainty of Sage and IAB certificates
  • What's included in the course:

    • Knowledge Units Workbook
    • Skills Unit (Sage) Workbook
    • Sage 50 Payroll disc
    • Telephone support
    • Email support
    • Remote support
    • NUS card - value £12
    • 2 Certificates on successful completion of course
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