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Payroll (Computerised) for Business (Level 2 Award)

Administration (Secretarial)

Course Overview

The Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll qualification aims to provide learners with a comprehensive range of knowledge and the practical skills that they will be able to use as a payroll processor for a variety of businesses.
• Understand the principles of legislation relating to the processing of the Payroll
• Understand the information required to prepare an employee payroll record
• Understand the additional elements that constitute gross pay
• Understand the principles of statutory additions to, and deductions from pay
• Understand the principles of PAYE and NIC legislation and other statutory obligations when processing the payroll
• Understand the principles of repaying Student Loans through the payroll
• Understand the procedures to adopt when dealing with a leaver
• Understand the requirements for processing and submitting payroll information
• Understand the need to complete period end procedures within given timescales
• Be able to set up and maintain company, pension and employee records using commercially available computerised payroll software
• Be able to process payroll accurately for a variety of pay periods using organisational procedures and timescales
• Be able to produce statutory and non-statutory reports
• Be able to back-up and restore data when required

To gain the IAB Level 2 Award in Payroll for Business learners will be required to complete the following assessments:

Knowledge Test on the Principles of employment legislation and payroll processing

Synoptic End Exam on Computerised Payroll Processing

  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    17 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2021

Available Sessions

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  • Course: IAB Level 2 Award in Payroll (Computerised) for Business
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
  • Dates
  • Full tuition fee 77
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

It is not compulsory that students enrolling for Level 2 Payroll have passed Level 1, but it is essential that they have some previous experience in using the payroll software.

Additional Information

The Level 2 Award in Payroll for Business qualification is specifically aimed at learners who wish to further their studies of payroll and gain a qualification at Level 2 of the regulated qualification framework either from a point of some previous knowledge, or having already achieved the IAB Level 1 Award in Payroll in Business. The qualification will appeal to those learners who already have some practical knowledge and skills and wish to gain an accredited qualification in the subject of payroll.


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