Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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This online assessment tests those who have completed the Certificate in Pensions Administration and/or the Payroll Technician Certificate, or have at least two years’ experience, who wish to progress to a higher level of study; using evaluation of existing knowledge.

Who is this qualification aimed at?

Those working in either a payroll bureau, accountancy firm or in-house payroll team who have successfully completed the Payroll Technician Certificate, or have over two years’ experience in payroll and are competent in manual calculations.

And, those working in a role which administers the Local Government Pensions Scheme (England & Wales) or working for a Local Government Pensions Scheme (England & Wales) Administrative authority who have successfully completed the Certificate in Pensions Administration; or have over two years’ experience in a Local government pensions environment.

Content

Recognition of Prior Learning online test covering modules from year one of the Foundation Degree in Payroll Management, including:

  • Introduction to Payroll and Pensions
  • Assessment of pay and benefits
  • Deductions from pay
  • Absence processing
  • Working in a team

OR

Recognition of Prior Learning online test covering modules from year one of the Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration and Management, including:

  • Introduction to Payroll and Pensions
  • Pensions Payroll
  • Working in a team
  • Roles and Responsibility
  • Accruing and improving Benefits

Delivery

This course is delivered using our online learning platform.

How much does it cost?

The Recognition of Prior Learning assessment costs £595 + VAT for either the payroll and pension options.

Prices valid for this intake only and reviewed annually.