This online payroll technician course offers a qualification allowing individuals to develop and formalise payroll knowledge and skills. Whilst studying for the payroll certificate at home, students progress to applying complex legislation and contractual obligations to enable accurate administration of payroll services. As a first step to becoming a certified payroll professional, it offers progression to higher payroll qualifications such as our Payroll Specialist Certificate.
Who is this certificate aimed at?
Why should you invest in this certificate?
Designed for those new to payroll, or those who wish to improve their working knowledge of payroll processes, this qualification covers the core skills required to administer the payroll function. From calculating gross pay and identifying the differences between taxable and NICable pay, the course covers in-depth the methodologies for the manual calculation of PAYE income tax, NICs, student loan deductions and statutory payments.
Each module offers comprehensive learning materials; links to a range of external material; and knowledge tests associated with these topics. The key subject matter is further enriched with digital online learning tutorials as well as interactive scenario-based exercises, which enable students to apply their new-found knowledge and skills through realistic scenarios. This variety of learning mediums provides a complete developmental experience which enhances ready application in the workplace, to the benefit of student and employer alike.
On completion of this course, you will have the knowledge required to enable you to efficiently and accurately handle the variety of issues encountered when processing payrolls.
The online qualification is delivered through our online learning platform permitting students a more flexible study pattern. Students will work through a series of interactive activities and quizzes supported by detailed study material. They may track their understanding through undertaking knowledge-check assessments before progressing to the next section. The qualification concludes with a two-part assessment comprising of a timed question-based test. PLEASE NOTE: From April 2024 the second part of this assessment will change from scenario-based exercises to a timetabled online examination invigilated through remote proctoring to demonstrate competence with manual calculations.
Successful completion of this qualification demonstrates competency and understanding of payroll administration and is also representative of the work students undertake in real-life payroll administration.
Payroll Technician Certificate - ONLINE DELIVERY
Member and non-member rate: £1,695 + VAT*
- Online provision through the CIPPs student website
- Allocation of a tutor to support you through your studies
Prices valid until 30 June and reviewed annually.