Course DescriptionManual & Computerised Payroll

This is a QQI level 5 course is suitable for anyone undertaking a qualification in Payroll. This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to carry out a payroll function in a small/medium business.
Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills a pre-requisite for this course.
Thesaurus is the computerized payroll application software used in teaching this course.

Course Content

  • Key terminology associated with personal taxation
  • Processing of payroll for employee(s), using manual and computerised systems, under the cumulative tax system, to include; various elements of gross pay, holidays, unpaid leave, cut-off points, credits, all statutory and non-statutory deductions
  • Processing of payroll for employee(s), under the emergency and temporary tax systems and subsequent transfer to the cumulative tax system
  • Changes in personal tax due to various factors to include; mid-year commencement and leaving of employment, changes in credits, refunds
  • Extracting of information from completed records to prepare all necessary mid-year and year end tax forms for employees and Revenue Commissioners.
  • Analysis of the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and take-home pay
  • Printing of reports

Who Should Attend


Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English
  • bring photo ID with them

Course Summary

Duration:                     150 hours  (typical learner effort, to include both directed and self-directed learning)

Accreditation:          QQI Level 5 Minor award – Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546


Cost:                             €280 per person    (May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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