Business and Management

Computerised Payroll for Business (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course starts on Friday 24 February 2023. It will take 10 weeks to complete and lessons are held on a Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business.

Course overview

This Level 2 qualification provides an introduction to computerised payroll, record keeping and processing.

Course content

The units you will study are:

  • Termination of employment
  • Fundamentals of employment legislation for payroll
  • Calculating gross pay
  • Elements of gross pay
  • Computerised payroll theory
  • Statutory and non-statutory payments and additions
  • Composition of an employee payroll record
  • Computerised payroll skills
  • Spreadsheet software

You will create a portfolio of evidence and a skills test.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Upon completion you could progress onto another Accountancy course that we offer. Visit the Business and Management department page for further details.

How much does the course cost?

This course may be FREE to study, subject to eligibility criteria. If you are not entitled to any funding the course fee is £362.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Computerised Payroll for Business (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Part-time

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