This course develops candidates skills and underpinning in the use of commercially available payroll software to prepare payroll records, process the payroll and maintain accurate information.
The Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to gain an introduction to the study of payroll using commercially available payroll software and gain a qualification at Level 2 of the regulated qualification framework, either from a point of no previous knowledge, or having worked in a payroll environment with no accredited payroll qualifications. It is also aimed at:
- Those who have achieved the IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll, IAB Level 1 Award in Payroll or IAB Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business;
- Those who are new to working in payroll but have some previous general knowledge of payroll procedures;
- Those who now wish to increase their skills and knowledge to that required of payroll processors in a computerised payroll environment, prior to employment;
- Those who wish to return to working in payroll and need to update their knowledge;
- Those who are already employed in payroll processing or allied roles and who wish to ensure that they have both a firm foundation and the knowledge and skills to perform some non-routine computerised payroll tasks;
- Those preparing for or undertaking an Apprenticeship in Payroll at Level 2;
- Learners who are considering a career as a self-employed practitioner will find the course invaluable as a basis for completing day-to-day payroll processes, as will business owners who would like to be actively involved in the gathering and processing of payroll data and keeping of payroll records for their business. It is advisable for those offering a payroll service to also have the full underpinning knowledge of payroll calculations, practices and procedures.
1 evening per week for 16 weeks
On successful completion, learners can progress to the Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Payroll Administration or other advanced payroll courses.
HOW TO APPLY
All full-time courses starting in September 2021 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application.
If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.
T: 028 3025 9683
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