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Payroll Manual and Computerised QQI Level 5 Certificate 5N1546

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

EnrolmentClosed this term 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.
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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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