CPD – Diploma in Payroll Management (Sage 50 Payroll)

CPD – Diploma In Payroll Management (Sage 50 Payroll or BrightPay)

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You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £120.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £47.50

Covering financial year 2023/24

You can complete this course using Sage 50 Payroll or BrightPay software

This course is CPD Certified and upon completion of all assignment work you will be awarded Certification via the CPD Service.

This course is also suitable for those who wish to possess a comprehensive knowledge of the payroll function, perhaps on top of other skills, such as bookkeeping & accounting, or as a stand-alone skill. Originally, this course was written to prepare students for an exam with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB). If you do not have this affiliation and would like to consider applying for membership please follow the course link below.

ICB Members, or prospective ICB Members should follow THIS LINK (same course, different exam provision)

There are no entry requirements

Ideal Schools will provide:

Course Software Options - as you reach this section of study you'll be asked which software you'd prefer to use:

Sage 50 Payroll (180 day license) Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7; Intel 2.0 GHz processor; 2 GB DDR3 RAM; 5 GB Hard Drive. BrightPay - (unlimited license) Will operate on Windows or IOS (perfect if you are a MAC user)

Study Time:

Approx 90-100 hours

Monthly Payment Notice

We do not charge interest for monthly payments. To cover costs of additional security measures recently implemented in the banking system, there is a £1.50 charge added to each monthly payments to cover the cost of applying these measures in our systems.

What your course will cover:

This qualification covers the theoretical knowledge and demonstration of the use of various tables and publications issued by HMRC and the demonstration of how to carry out computerised handling of payroll related matters. You must be able to demonstrate their ability to understand and carry out processing of the following:

Theory of payroll, including:
Calculate, the various payments that can make up an employee’s gross Pay, including:
National Insurance Contributions:
Statutory deductions, including:
Benefits in Kind (BIK):
Construction Industry Scheme (CIS):
Various forms that apply to a business running a payroll, including:
Using a Computerised payroll package (Sage 50 Payroll or BrightPay software):

Note: the ‘Basic PAYE Tools’ package provided by HMRC does not offer the level of sophistication required to cover this part of the syllabus.

Scenarios may include:
Target Group

The course is designed to appeal to those who wish to set up a manual or computerised payroll system for their business or for their clients, and also for those who are aspiring to become professional payroll processors.

This course is suitable for those of you:
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