Course Description

Payroll Course

This is a QQI level 5 course which 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

  • Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation

  • Process the 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

  • Process the payroll for employee(s), under the emergency and temporary tax systems and subsequent transfer to the cumulative tax system

  • Demonstrate the changes in personal tax due to various factors to include; mid-year commencement and leaving of employment, changes in credits, refunds

  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary mid-year and year end tax forms for employees and Revenue Commissioners.

  • Analyse the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and 5 take-home pay by comparing two tax years

  • Printing reports after backing up computerised

Course Cost

(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

Duration / Accreditation

Duration:- 150 Hours (typical learner effort, to include both directed and self-directed learning)
Accreditation:- QQI Level 5 Minor award – Payroll Manual & Computerised 5N1546