Payroll

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Now enrolling for Wednesdays.

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 29 September for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)

Payroll Manual and Computerised QQI Level 5 Certificate

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain payroll records manually and on computer in a small to medium sized organisation.

Course Modules

Online Classes

EnrolmentNow enrolling for Online classes.
NightsWednesday
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration10 Weeks
StartingWednesday, 29 September 2021
TutorGary McCormack
LocationOnline
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price€175.00
*€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare/PUP, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Wednesday, 15 September 2021.

Award

QQI 5N1546 Payroll Manual and Computerised, Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing and maintaining payroll records both manually and on the computer.
  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for payroll processing purposes.
  • 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.
  • Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary end-of-period and year end returns and tax forms for the Revenue Commissioners.
  • Assess the effect of using alternative assessment methods to calculate the annual tax liability of married couples.
  • Analyse the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and take-home pay by comparing two tax years.
  • Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N1546 Payroll Manual and Computerised, Level 5

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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