IAB Level 1 and 2 Award in Computerised Payroll

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This is a self study course which means you can study at home, workplace or wherever you choose at times that are convenient for you. You do not have any classes to attend.

The IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll (QCF) is roughly equivalent to Levels 4 and 5 in Scotland (SCQF). It is accredited by the International Association of Book Keepers (IAB).

This qualification is part of the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF), which became fully operational in September 2010. Qualifications within the framework are made up of units and each unit is given a credit value, where one credit represents 10 hours of learning time. The title of every qualification within the new framework will co…

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This is a self study course which means you can study at home, workplace or wherever you choose at times that are convenient for you. You do not have any classes to attend.

The IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll (QCF) is roughly equivalent to Levels 4 and 5 in Scotland (SCQF). It is accredited by the International Association of Book Keepers (IAB).

This qualification is part of the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF), which became fully operational in September 2010. Qualifications within the framework are made up of units and each unit is given a credit value, where one credit represents 10 hours of learning time. The title of every qualification within the new framework will contain details of the size (award/certificate/diploma), level of difficulty (Entry to level 8) and general content of the qualification.

In summary, the Level 1 and 2 qualifications aim to:

  1. Provide a thorough grounding in payroll record keeping within a computerised payroll system, using commercially available computerised payroll software.
  2. Give candidates the necessary skills to assess their own competence in carrying out a range of basic day-to-day computerised payroll routines and activities using commercially available computerised payroll software. The activities will include; setting up a computerised payroll system, processing the payroll and producing reports, entry of payroll transactions, and routine payroll tasks including setting up company and employee information within computerised payroll software and processing weekly and/or monthly payrolls.
  3. Give candidates the necessary skills to assess the implications of maintaining accuracy, security and data integrity in performing any payroll tasks using commercial software for computerised payroll systems.
  4. Enable candidates to progress in their learning to further develop their knowledge, understanding and skills of dealing with payroll transactions by:
    1. Undertaking further units to complete the study of payroll routines to achieve a competence qualification at Level 2
    2. To progress to a deeper understanding of the use of commercially available computerised accounting software a computerised payroll system.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The units for this qualification are assessed as follows:

  • Knowledge test - Computerised payroll theory – L5051276 (level 2 – 2 credits)
  • End examination - Computerised payroll skills – Y5051278 (level 2 – 4 credits)

To successfully complete the qualification the candidate must pass the above. The minimum levels of achievement for each unit, is set at 70%.

On successful completion of the two mandatory units listed above, the learner will receive a certificate to confirm the achievement of the Level 2 Award in computerised Payroll (QCF). The certificate will include the full name and accreditation number of the qualification and the grade obtained.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal entry requirements for the IAB Level 1 and Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll. 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.

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