Payroll Skills

Payroll Skills - Evenings
Monday 1st October 2018
Course runs once a week for 10 weeks from 6pm to 9pm
Please note : Places are limited on this course so early booking is essential.
TESG Funding May Be Available for Jobseekers
Course Date 01-10-2018 6:00 pm
Individual Price €450.00
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Payroll Skills - Manual & Computerised
Starting: Friday 5th October 2018
10am to 1pm on Fridays
Course runs once a week for 10 weeks
Please note : Places are limited on this course so early booking is essential.
TESG Funding May Be Available for Jobseekers
Course Date 05-10-2018 10:00 am
Individual Price €450.00
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  • payroll-skills

    This module has been developed to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records manually and on computer in a small to medium sized organisation.


    Accreditation: QQI Level 5

  • Learners who successfully complete this course will:

    • Acquire the knowledge and skills to use both manual and computerised payroll systems
    • Understand the essential and appropriate terminology associated with personal taxation
    • Appreciate the importance of accuracy and security in preparing and maintaining payroll records
    • Acquire the knowledge and understanding of how the cumulative, emergency and temporary tax systems operate.
  • Manual Payroll

    • Gross pay calculation
    • Tax credits and standard rate cut-off point certificate
    • Definitions
    • PAYE calculations: this section includes looking at a tax deduction card, holiday pay, tax refunds, sick pay, the cumulative system, week 1 / month 1 setup, new employees, emergency tax, P45 issue and pension deductions
    • Joint assessment and single assessment
    • Pay Related Social Insurance (PRSI): covering PRSI Classes, list of PRSI class codes, PRSI refunds, and calculating PRSI deductions
    • Universal Social Charge (USC) Rates, Calculations and Exemptions
    Computerised Payroll

    • Sage MicroPay: company files and pay frequencies, payroll administration, security and user control
    • Using Sage MicroPay Getting Started: checking the PAYE table, checking the PRSI classes table, checking the PRSI earning bands, setting up bank details and payments and deductions
    • Employee Details: maintain employee details, employee payments & deductions tab, tax deduction card and notes
    • Set Pay Periods
    • Timesheet Entry: processing timesheets and timesheet entry fields
    • Reports: Printing & Emailing Payslips, running a report, report overview and tax year end reports
    • Backup and Restore: Backing up and Restoring Data

  • Applicants must have:

    • Proficiency in internet and e-mail use (including attachments)
    • Word processing
  • Award(s): QQI Level 5 - Payroll Manual and Computerised

    Marks: Project - 50%

    Examination (Practical) - 50%

    Grades Achieved

    Pass 50 - 64%
    Merit 65 - 79%
    Distinction 80% - 100%
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