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Sage 50 Computerised Payroll (Level 1 & 2)

Course Overview

If you do not have the knowledge or experience in payroll but are interested in starting a career within the accounting and finance industry, you should consider enrolling on the Sage 50 Computerised Payroll (Level 1 & 2) course.

Once completing the course, you will be confident in your ability to use the Sage 50 software. You will stand out to employers and become a great asset to a company’s payroll team with the potential to progress.

Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Free Sage 50 Software
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Key features
  • Delivery Method: Online
  • Exams: Included
  • Mock Exams Included
  • Tutor Support Included
  • Course Access: 12 months
  • Free Sage 50 Software
Course Details

Is this Sage 50 Computerised Payroll suitable for me?

The course has been designed for individuals looking to start their career as a Bookkeeper within the accounting and finance industry. The Sage 50 Computerised Payroll course helps students understand the crucial basics of the software to gain an entry-level position. There are no prerequisites to the course; therefore, it is perfect for beginners starting their career or individuals looking to retrain.

How will the Sage 50 Computerised Payroll benefit me?

  • Our courses are updated frequently, giving you all the latest information required to pass your certificates
  •  6 Months access to Sage 50 Payroll software so you can practice as you learn
  •  Competitive advantage against other candidates when applying for new roles

What jobs can I apply for after my Sage 50 Compterised Payroll training?

This qualification can help improve your career prospects and increase the possibility of promotion. Employers know you will perform well with Sage 50 software, reducing time-waste when starting.

Upon completion of the Sage 50 online training package, you can apply for entry-level bookkeeping positions. The average salary for Bookkeepers is £22,000. Once you have gained experience in the field, you can progress to Payroll Clerk, Payroll Administrator, or Payroll Manager.

Further into your career, potential senior roles can include:

  •  Assistant Accountant
  •  Senior Payroll Administrator
  •  Financial Controller
  •  Chartered Accountant

Why choose to study for the Sage 50 Computerised Payroll course with e-Careers?

Being the largest, and most widely known body of management accountants, a CIMA qualification is a great asset to your CV when looking for jobs in the accounting sector or working as an accountant for a business.

At e-Careers we offer many benefits:

  •  Over 590,000 students that have trained in our courses
  •  Study wherever you want, when you want, with our flexible online courses
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  •  Any new content changes throughout the year you signed up will be available at no extra cost 
  •  Increase your chances when applying for payroll roles over others
  •  Improve your salary potential upon completion of the exams and when you have been awarded the Sage 50 Course Completed Payroll   Certificates level 1 and 2
  •  6 months usage of the Sage 50 payroll software to practice on
  •  The skills learnt from the course will provide a confidence boost and increase productivity that gets noticed
  •  Essential for business owners wanting to record accounts correctly to ensure overheads are kept low
  •  You will receive a recognised qualification showcasing your Sage understanding
  •  Highly experienced tutors that provide constant support

Sage 50 Computerised Payroll Syllabus

What does the Sage 50 Computerised Payroll course cover?

  • The course includes multiple-choice questions and simulations on Sage 50, ensuring no stone will be left unturned on your journey to becoming
     a Sage 50 payroll expert.
  •  Useful practice data on both stages of the course to enrich your learning experience and learning.

 

In Level 1 you learn to: use shortcuts, backup, rollback, and restore data, set up legislation and company details, create employee records, set up pay elements, process your payroll run, use pension schemes, produce P32s, deal with starters and leavers, use the Government Gateway, deal with holiday pay and management information reports.

 

In Level 2 you learn to; work with Automatic Enrolment, understand the importance of data security, deal with attachment of earnings orders, learn how to process and understand the difference between statutory and non-statutory payments and deductions, set up and process student loans, apply SSP, SMP, SAP and SPP to your payroll, understand the Payroll Tax Month End process and calculate the true cost of the payroll to an organisation including employer contributions and the statutory requirements.

 

Units of study include:

Sage 50 Computerised Payroll Level One

  •  Sage 50 Payroll Installation Instructions
  •  Screenshots, Tasks, and Activities
  •  Setting Up a New Company in Sage Payroll
  •  Using Sage 50 Payroll
  •  The Scenario – Company Details
  •  The Company Settings in Sage Payroll
  •  Pay Elements and Pay Deductions
  •  Creating Employee Records in Sage Payroll
  •  Automatic Enrolment and Company Pensions
  •  Processing the Sage Payroll - Weekly and Monthly
  •  The Government Gateway
  •  Real-Time Information (RTI)
  •  The Employer Alignment Submission (EAS)
  •  Processing the Payroll Under RTI
  •  Period End Reports – the P32 in Sage Payroll
  •  Processing Sage Payroll Including Starters and Leavers
  •  Addressing Problems and the Correction of Errors Using RTI
  •  Management Information Reports
  •  Glossary of Payroll Terms

 

Sage 50 Computerised Payroll Level Two

  •  Sage 50 Payroll Installation Instructions
  •  Screenshots, Tasks, and Activities
  •  Creating a New Company in Sage Payroll
  •  Using Sage 50 Payroll
  •  The Scenario – Company Details
  •  The Company Settings in Sage Payroll
  •  Pay Elements Pay Deductions and Company Loans
  •  Creating Employee Records in Sage Payroll
  •  Company Pension Schemes
  •  Processing the Sage Payroll - Weekly and Monthly
  •  The Government Gateway
  •  Real-Time Information (RTI)
  •  The Employer Alignment Submission (EAS)
  •  The Full Payment Submission (FPS)
  •  e-Submissions Log and IR Secure Mailbox
  •  Processing the Payroll Under RTI
  •  Processing Sage Payroll - Starters and Leavers
  •  Statutory Sick Pay
  •  Recording SSP - Making Up the Basic Pay and Processing SMP
  •  Period End Reports – the P32 in Sage Payroll
  •  The Employer Payment Summary (EPS)
  •  The True Cost of Wages
  •  Attachment of Earnings Orders and Deductions of Earnings Orders
  •  Addressing Problems and the Correction of Errors Using RTI
  •  Opt-In – Join the Pension Scheme
  •  The Use of Rollback
  •  RTI Submission Types – A Review
  •  Reports in Sage 50 Payroll
  •  The Year-End and RTI
  •  Data Security
  •  Glossary of Payroll Terms

 

 Exams are included in this course.

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