Payroll Award

This is a great award programme if you wish to learn manual and computerised payroll as well as Micrsoft Excel (either beginners or expert level). It's practical training so you get hands-on experience ready to put into action in the workplace.

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Is this for you?

Essential training for those new to payroll who want to learn the processes and procedures firstly on a manual basis, and then on a computerised basis using SagePay, a common payroll programme. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 70 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

award

Duration

70 hours or 3 weeks full-time study

About this award

If you successfully complete this training programme, you’ll have all you need to get into the world of payroll; the Award will also help secure you an interview in a payroll department.

The course is highly practical in nature – not only will you have the knowledge you need, but through a range of practical exercises based on real-life scenarios, you will have the skills and confidence to apply your knowledge in the world of work. This is a key reason why this course is different to others and why employers respect Pitman Training Courses.

The course lasts 70 hours – you can start when you like and our flexible learning system means you can fit your studying around your existing work and home commitments. There will also be a course advisor on hand to help, should you need additional support. Core subject areas covered include:

• Manual Payroll

• Computerised Payroll (using Sage software)

• Microsoft Excel or Excel Expert

Having completed this course, you can be confident that prospective employers will have evidence that you have a practical understanding of Manual payroll, Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel to a good working standard, which other candidates may not possess.

On completing the course, you will have earned a highly regarded Pitman Training Award – a ‘mini-diploma’, which will help your CV stand out from the rest. This is because Pitman Training is highly regarded by employers; yet again top business professionals have voted Pitman Training to be the top independent training brand, through achieving Business Superbrand status.

Aims and Objectives

If you have an aptitude for figures and wish to learn manual and computerised payroll, then this practical course is for you. Through studying for this Award, you will become confident in popular and in-demand software including Sage Payroll software and Microsoft Excel.

Courses Included

Payroll - Manual & Computerised

Pitman Training Ireland is delighted to bring you this comprehensive Payroll training course, which provides a thorough introduction to Payroll Principles in the Manual Section, and in the Computerised Section you create real life payroll scenarios using Sage Micropay software. 

Excel

Microsoft Excel is the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. This course is suitable for beginner to intermediate level and you can choose which version you'd like to study; 2013 or 2010. Over 10 self-paced lessons you'll learn how to format your spreadsheet to best display your information, handle simple and complex formulas, insert charts, learn how to insert functions such as IFERROR and much much more.

alternative Excel Expert

Our Excel Expert level course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to use this popular spreadsheet programme to an advanced level. You can choose whether you'd like to study 2013 or 2010 and over a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn how to perform tasks such as conditional formatting, recording and running macros, working with pivot tables and using statistical functions. 

HR Essentials in Ireland

HR Essentials is an entry-level HR training course. Through a series of self-paced lessons you'll learn essential knowledge on area such as recruiting new staff, employment contracts, salary processing and maternity rights. 

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required for this award. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

If you're training to learn how to process a business payroll you could work towards a career as Payroll Clerk, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, HR Administrator or even HR Manager. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Course

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diploma

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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