Payroll Systems and Management Certification Level 2

Course Code:
10-15 hours
Payroll Diploma
Exams Included:
All major devices / browsers
Delivery method:
Online (In-house also available )
Payroll Systems and Management Certification Level 2
The Payroll Systems and Management Certificate is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required by those who wish to work in the payroll administration section of a Human Resources Department and for those who must have an understanding of the rules and regulations governing the payment of salaries and wages in the UK.

Employees enrolled on this course have two chances to complete and pass the end-of-course test. They also have lifetime access to the learning modules, so they can refresh their knowledge at any time.

What’s Covered in the Course?
What a payroll system is and why every organisation needs one;
The basics of payroll systems: what you need to know, what to avoid and the importance of communication;
The types of payroll systems in the United Kingdom: what to include in the system and working with HMRC;
Elements of an efficient payroll system: staff training, performance reviews and recordkeeping;
How employees entering and leaving the business impacts payroll: what to do, P45’s and recording time keeping;
How to deal with HMRC, when it comes to new employees, what information HMRC will need from the organisation and how to ensure that employees are paid the correct amount each month or week;
How to calculate gross and net pay: the difference between gross and net pay and why the business must issue a wage slip for each employee;
The different deductions to calculate net pay amounts;
What statutory pay is: recordkeeping and reporting to HMRC;
National minimum wage, based on age groups;
National Insurance contribution systems: why employees pay National Insurance, the different rates and employer contributions;
How to manage the online PAYE system;
What the employment allowance is;
Retirement schemes;
Different programmes available for payroll;
Tips to correct payroll errors;
The importance of annual reporting.
What are the Benefits of the Course?
A professionally administered payroll contributes to staff satisfaction and morale;
Successful learners will have a comprehensive understanding of how to manage the organisation’s payroll within the United Kingdom;
During the course of 23 comprehensive modules, employees will learn the essential tools and knowledge needed, in order to complete a payroll in an effective and orderly manner;
The course is offered online, which enables the employee to study at their own pace and in their own time, using any device connected to the internet,
Upon successful completion of the course, the learner will be awarded with a certification, which is industry-recognised and verifiable.

Course Modules/Lessons
Module 1: Payroll Systems & Management: An Introduction
Module 2 : Learning the Basics about Payroll Systems
Module 3 : Understanding Payroll Systems in the UK
Module 4 : How to Run an Efficient Payroll
Module 5 : Employees Starting and Leaving the Business
Module 6 : Dealing with HMRC in Relation to New Employees
Module 7 : How to Calculate Net and Gross Pay
Module 8 : Net Pay Resulting from Voluntary and Statutory Deductions
Module 9 : Understanding Statutory Pay
Module 10 : The National Minimum Wages for Different Types of Work
Module 11 : Understanding the National Insurance Contributions System (NIC)
Module 12 : When Employees Pay Less National Insurance Contributions (NIC)
Module 13 : Understanding the PAYE System
Module 14 : Dealing with the Online PAYE System for Employers
Module 15: The Employment Allowance
Module 16: Employment Termination Payments
Module 17: Understanding the Retirement Scheme
Module 18: Working Effectively with the RTI Computerised Payroll System
Module 19 : Payroll Computer Software/Programs
Module 20 : How to Correct Any Payroll Errors
Module 21 : Maintaining Employee Records
Module 22 : Annual Reporting and Other Tasks Connected with Payroll
Module 23 : A Summary of the Legal Obligations Associated with Payroll Systems



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