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Payroll Diploma - CPD Certified

Are you currently working in the accounts department and you want to fast track your career and want to be more productive for your team and company? Do you own your own company and are hiring employees for the first time and you now have to learn the rules and regulations involved in payroll? This Payroll Diploma online course will provide you with all the knowledge, tools and skills you need to complete payroll in an effective manner.

See below for more information.

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Course Overview

This payroll course is broken down into twenty three information packed modules which are designed to provide you with all the essential tools and knowledge you need to complete payroll in an effective and orderly fashion at all times.

The course is offered online, which enables you to study at your own pace and in your own time using any device connected to the internet. You can study using your computer at home or your laptop, or you can choose to use your tablet or phone, as long as you have an internet connection.

The payroll course comes with a certification on successful completion, which is not only industry recognised, but it is also verifiable. This enables potential employers to confirm your credentials and hire you with complete confidence.

Course Contents

This course begins with the most important information you need in order to appreciate the importance of payroll systems and how they work. You will learn the importance of keeping good records, adequate staff training and ensuring that your processes are in line with the requirements laid down by HMRC. When employees stop or start working for a company certain payroll procedures must be put into place, and this course explains exactly what you need to do in these situations.

You will learn the difference between gross and net pay, how to take into account various types of deductions, how to calculate national insurance contributions and many other essential procedures required in successful payroll management.

Course Modules

This CPD Certified Payroll Diploma online course contains the following 23 individual modules;

  • Payroll Systems and Management
  • Learning the Basics about Payroll Systems
  • Understanding Payroll Systems in the UK
  • How to Run an Efficient Payroll
  • Employees Starting and Leaving the Business
  • Dealing with HMRC in Relation to New Employees
  • How to Calculate Net and Gross Pay
  • Net Pay Resulting from Voluntary and Statutory Deductions
  • Understanding Statutory Sick Pay
  • The National Minimum Wages for Different Types of Work
  • Understanding the National Insurance Contributions System (NIC)
  • Whem Employees Pay Less National Insurance Contributions (NIC)
  • Understanding the PAYE System
  • Dealing wih the Onlne PAYE System for Employers
  • The Employment Allowance
  • Employment Termination Payments
  • Understanding the Retirement Scheme
  • Working Effectively wit the RTI Computerised Payroll System
  • Payroll Computer Software/Programs
  • How to Correct Payroll Errors
  • Maintaining Employee Records
  • Annual Reporting and Other Tasks Connected with Payroll
  • A Summary of the Legal Obligations Associated with Payroll Systems
Course Audience

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about Payroll is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.

Course Assessment

Once you have completed all 23 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 23 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%. You will have two chances to complete the test and pass. In the event you do fail the multiple choice test the first time, you will be given a second opportunity to revisit the modules and then take the test again. Remember, you will have lifetime access to the learning modules for added convenience.

Course Duration

We estimate this course will take around 10 – 15 hours to complete, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

A CPD Certified Course

CPD certification means that the course has reached the required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) standards and benchmarks, and the learning values have been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality by the CPD Certification Service. CPD accreditation is recognised and respected internationally. Certification shows a clear commitment to self-development and professionalism.

Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

The course is completely online and can be accessed at any time when you have internet access.  The course is broken down into modules. One module takes between 20 and 90 minutes. Although you can spend as much or as little time as you like on each module.

There are no time restrictions for accessing the course. Course access is unlimited.

There is tutor support by email if you need it.

Once you have completed the test you can login to your account and download your certificate. We can also post you the certificate to a UK address, but there is an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).

The certificate is valid for life. It will not expire or need to be reviewed.

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