ICB L3 Diploma in Payroll Management (Sage 50 or BrightPay)

ICB L3 Diploma In
Payroll Management
(Sage 50 or BrightPay)

Course Fee Details

Course Code:


Course Fee:


You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £115.00 (0% APR), followed by 5 monthly payments of £53.50

Advantages of studying with IDEAL:
Covering financial year 2023/24

Be guided through your payroll course by our 2023 ICB Tutor of the Year, Nicola (Nicky) Fisher. Nicky has over 20 years experience of working in a payroll capacity and, within the last decade, has gained valuable experience in providing professional bookkeeping, payroll and taxation services to her own clients. She is an immensely popular tutor and, put simply, you'd be in the very best of hands.

Study of this practical and comprehensive course requires no prior knowledge or experience in the subject. You'll be guided through the basic payroll concepts, gradually building your knowledge so you'd have the ability to run a payroll service for a small/medium sized business, in an employed capacity or under self-employment.

The price of this course includes a copy of Sage 50 or BrightPay Payroll software and ALL official ICB Mocks, resulting in an exceptional examination pass rate. Quite simply the best value available!!

Ideal Schools will provide:

ICB Student Membership is not included within the cost of this course of study. After online course registration, if you have not provided details of your ICB Membership, we will add a surcharge of £35 to cover ICB membership. If you select to pay by monthly instalments the £35 charge will be spread evenly and added to your monthly payments.

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)

Associated Exams:


Exam Structure:

1 x home based examination with 24hr completion period

Study Time:

Approx 90-100 hours

CPD Status (for those holding Associate Membership or higher):

30 hours structured & unstructured, meeting ICB annual suggested target

Add Exam Fees to your Enrolment

Total exam fees for this course option are £94.00. When it comes to paying for your exams you have two options:

The choice is yours!!

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:
Construction Industry Scheme (CIS):
Benefits in Kind (BIK):
Various forms that apply to a business running a payroll, including:
Using a Computerised payroll package (Sage 50 or BrightPay Payroll):

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:
Sage 50 Payroll or BrightPay software is supplied as part of this course.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be fully prepared for the ICB payroll examination.

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