Advanced apprenticeship in payroll
What will the apprentices learn on this programme?
- Employment legislation for payroll
- Statutory and non-statutory reporting of payroll data
- PAYE, income tax and national insurance contributions
- Theory of termination of employment
- Working effectively in accounting and finance*
- Determining gross pay
- Payroll processing
- Period end processing
- Termination of employment
- Payroll verification and reconciliation
- Functional skills in mathematics, English and ICT if they are needed
* If you have completed this during the intermediate apprenticeship in payroll you may not have to complete this module.
The job functions this apprenticeship is suitable for include:
- Supervising and training the payroll team
- Creating payroll policies and procedures
- Advising on tax and pay laws
- Managing computer software and systems
- Analysing and reporting on financial data
- Checking and auditing payroll to make sure regulations are met
Entry requirements for the programme
A minimum two year experience in the payroll industry or have completed the intermediate apprenticeship in payroll and that the apprentice holds a level two in English, mathematics and ICT.
How is the apprenticeship assessed?
Through a blended learning approach that includes:
- Continual contact with a specialist assessor that will include regular face to face contact and telephone calls (using Skype where possible)
- Work is set (which could include workbooks, workplace evidence, assignments, knowledge texts and examinations), submitted, marked and verified using our e-portfolio system
How long will the apprenticeship take to complete?
Apprenticeship learning normally takes 12 to 15 months to complete.
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