Sage payroll

The Sage accountancy courses are ideal if you work or want to work in job roles such as accounting technician, accounts/finance clerk and private practice accountant.

What you learn will enable you to develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the accounting sector.

Course details

An interview is essential for this course

How will this course benefit me?

Sage Payroll is ideal for small to growing businesses that need to manage the payroll for their employees. If you are currently working or trying to gain employment in the accounting field which involves Payroll, this is the course for you. This course may help you gain employment in the accounting and finance sector.

What are the entry requirements?

  • Spoken and written English at Level 2
  • Good ICT skills
    A willingness to participate in class discussions and activities and a commitment to personal study
  • The time and commitment necessary to complete a portfolio of evidence and maintain attendance of at least 90%
  • You must be at least 19 years of age to join this course

What will I learn?

  • Set up Company and check Legislation 
  • Set up Employees 
  • Process Payroll & print reports
  • Statutory Sick and Maternity Pay
  • Starters and Leavers
  • Year-end Routine
  • Back-ups and Restoring

How will the course be delivered?
You will have access to a PC and plenty of opportunity for hands on practice plus observation and demonstration. Your tutor will provide regular feedback on your progress and achievement. You should expect to commit to 2 - 3 hours each week on personal research and homework.

How will my learning be assessed?
You will work on a set of tasks throughout the course and expected to practice and complete homework when necessary.

What are the extra costs?
USB memory stick

What can I progress to next?
This course supports progression into financial accounting employment roles or further studies such as Sage courses and/or computerised accounts courses. Your tutor will provide you with advice on progression opportunities at the end of the course.

Health and Safety requirements?
Standard teaching room low level risks