This online qualification allows individuals to develop and formalise payroll knowledge and skills. Whilst studying at home, students progress to applying complex legislation and contractual obligations to enable accurate administration of payroll services.
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.
Together with a broad overview of other payroll obligations such as court orders, real-time information, automatic enrolment, end of year reporting and HMRC remittance calculations, students will gain a balanced education on the fundamentals of the payroll profession.
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.
Significant investment has been recently provided to further enhance the digital applications this qualification offers. Available from April 2020, this revamped product offers the latest in digital learning experiences available to the aspiring payroll professional.
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, followed by a set of scenario-based exercises which require the student to prove competence with manual payroll 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.
How much does it cost?
Payroll Technician Certificate - ONLINE DELIVERY
Member and non-member rate: £1,595 + VAT*
- Online provision through the CIPPs student website
- Allocation of a tutor to support you through your studies
Prices valid until 30 June 2021