8 weeks£584 +VAT
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An introductory qualification course in core payroll calculations

Students do not require any previous experience in payroll, this 8 week course, available on demand, is perfect to kick start your payroll career.

Successfully completing the course will earn you the Payroll Centre Payroll Assistant Certificate in Basic Payroll Competence.

Courses Overview

Duration: 8 weeks Price: £584+VAT

Who will benefit?

This qualification is perfect if you have little or no experience of current UK payroll practice. You may be completely new to payroll, returning to payroll after a break, providing absence cover, or HR or personnel staff providing advice to colleagues. This course will be an ideal introduction to the basics of UK tax and National Insurance calculations.

What you'll achieve

Upon successful completion of this course you will have an understanding of the principles, practicalities and basic payroll terminology required to be able to demonstrate basic calculations of tax, National Insurance and gross to net.

Course content

The course is built around 8 weekly modules for the student to complete. The course can be started on any of our monthly enrolment dates (first working Tuesday of each month)

Week by week course details

  • Week 1
    • Introduction, obligations and terminology
  • Week 2
    • National Insurance
  • Week 3
    • Records
  • Week 4
    • Income Tax
  • Week 5
    • Taxable pay
  • Week 6
    • Payments and payslips
  • Week 7
    • Revision and online tests
  • Week 8
    • Final assessment and online tests








"Payroll may not be the most exciting of topic for some but The Learn Centre really bring it to life - the brilliant networking opportunities with fellow professionals is an added bonus. They cover an amazing range of topics too – if you need to upskill, then The Learn Centre is the organisation to help you do it."

Carsten Staehr
CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

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