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All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

Sage 50 Payroll

Amongst all our finance courses, Sage training is the most popular and the most in demand. This course brings you the skills you need to use this popular payroll program.

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Is this for you?

This practical course is great for anyone working in bookkeeping and accounts. It’s designed for people who have an understanding of manual payroll systems and a knowledge of payroll principles and statutory requirements such as PAYE, National Insurance, Statutory Maternity Pay and Sick Pay.  

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

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Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre

Training Type

course

Duration

30 hours or 1 week full-time study

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About this course

Sage 50 Payroll has been created to bring your payroll skills up to date, making use of the latest technologies. Sage is the most commonly used accounting system, integrated into many businesses globally. It’s crucial to be able to work with this system in today’s technology driven world. A really practical step by step course, Sage Payroll takes people with a prior knowledge of payroll principles to the next level, so you can benefit from automated systems and logging all details within a centralised system.

This Sage 50 Payroll training course walks you through best practice methods of carrying out Payroll processes and HMRC reporting and payments.

Within this course you’ll cover:-

  • Setting up Details on Sage - An introduction to  the Computerised Payroll system shows you how to set up new company details on Sage, how to set up employee records and manage company settings. It also covers setting up Pay Elements, Pay Deductions and Company Loans.
  • Adding in specific schemes - Sage is intended to be as bespoke as possible to each businesses needs. You’ll see how to add Company Pension Schemes and set up Holiday schemes relevant to the specific business you’re working for.
  • Understanding the Payroll Cycle - A quick look at the payroll cycle covers the basics of all elements involved and the considerations to be made each month. This also looks at Processing the Payroll for weekly and monthly paid employees.
  • Real Time Information (RTI) processes  - Understand the commitments of RTI for employee PAYE and ensure you are working to the government guidelines.
  • Entering Payments - A practical walk through of how to enter payments so they are accurately logged, and easily found on the system.
  • Dealing with Statutory pay - The course covers the requirements of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP); Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) to ensure you’re working to legislation.
  • Pensions and auto-enrolment - learn more about the legislation and rules for Workplace Pensions. 
  • Reports & Backups - Pre and Post Update reports and backups.
  • E-submissions - See how to submit accounting information and make payments online.
  • Voluntary deductions & Student Loans - See how to log these and how to incorporate voluntary deductions and student loan payments into payroll systems.
  • Processing Starters and Leavers - The basics of adding and removing people from the system, looking at the documentation required when people join and leave the business.
  • Payments due to HMRC - This covers a number of different payments a business is required to make to HMRC, looking at the requirements, process and legalities of fulfilling this.
  • Calculating the Cost of Wages - see how Sage Payroll can help you calculate the cost of wages through its automated systems.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to enable you to make use of Sage 50 Payroll to do everything you currently do manually, plus much more. It also helps you record the regulatory data in an organised manner, to ensure you’re working to best practice, and have data immediately at your fingertips should you need it.

This course brings you the skills you need to use this popular payroll program to confidently process any businesses payroll. Being able to use Sage 50 Payroll should lead to greater productivity, but it also helps the business conform to employment legislation and data security requirements.

Broken down into practical modules this course is a very popular and well received introduction to moving from manual payroll to computerised payroll, and it incorporates all the new government requirements for RTI reporting.

 

Pre-Requisites

There are no formal pre-requisites required.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

 

Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

 

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

If you're keen to work as a Payroll Administrator or Payroll Clerk, this course will help you gain valuable skills to prove your abilities to potential employers. Other roles where payroll training will come in useful include HR Administrator or HR Manager. 

Sage 50 Payroll Course Training Centres

East Anglia

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Bishop's Stortford Pitman Training Bishop's Stortford, Suite 3, 15 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, East Anglia Enquire &
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Cambridge Pitman Training Cambridge, 2nd Floor St Andrews House, 59 St Andrews Street, Cambridge East Anglia Enquire &
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Chelmsford Pitman Training Chelmsford, 2 St Johns Court, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford East Anglia Enquire &
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Colchester Pitman Training Colchester, 2 St Johns Wynd, Colchester East Anglia Enquire &
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Ipswich Pitman Training Ipswich, 12 Northgate Street, Ipswich East Anglia Enquire &
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Peterborough Pitman Training Peterborough, Trinity Court, Trinity Street, Peterborough East Anglia Enquire &
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Bishop's Stortford
Pitman Training Bishop's Stortford, Suite 3, 15 Market Square, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 3UT
Cambridge
Pitman Training Cambridge, 2nd Floor St Andrews House, 59 St Andrews Street, Cambridge CB2 3BZ
Chelmsford
Pitman Training Chelmsford, 2 St Johns Court, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford CM2 0JD
Colchester
Pitman Training Colchester, 2 St Johns Wynd, Colchester CO1 1WQ
Ipswich
Pitman Training Ipswich, 12 Northgate Street, Ipswich IP1 3DB
Peterborough
Pitman Training Peterborough, Trinity Court, Trinity Street, Peterborough PE1 1DA

London

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Bromley Pitman Training Bromley, 1 Elmfield Park, Bromley London Enquire &
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Central and West Pitman Training London Central and West, 3rd Floor, 4/4A Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury Square, London London Enquire &
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City EC2 Pitman Training City EC2, Salisbury House, London Wall, London Enquire &
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Clapham Pitman Training Clapham, 2nd Floor, Polygon House, 18-20 Bromells Road, London - Clapham, London Enquire &
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Croydon Pitman Training Croydon, 2nd Floor, 19 Park Street, London - Croydon, London Enquire &
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Edgware Pitman Training Edgware, Chartwell House, 292-294 Hale Lane, Edgware London Enquire &
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Enfield 2nd Floor Nicon House 45 Silver Street Enfield London Enquire &
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Greenwich Pitman Training Greenwich, 133 Creek Road, Greenwich, London, London Enquire &
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Hendon Pitman Training Hendon, 15 Watford Way, Hendon Central, Hendon London Enquire &
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High Holborn Pitman Training High Holborn, 3rd Floor, 4/4A Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury Square, London London Enquire &
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Hounslow Pitman Training Hounslow, 3rd Floor, B301- B302 The Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, Hounslow London Enquire &
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Oxford Circus WE ARE CURRENTLY RELOCATING! Please give us a call to arrange to visit us at one of our London. 4th Floor, 50 Margaret Street, Oxford Circus, London London Enquire &
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Stratford Pitman Training Stratford, City View House 1 Dorset Place Stratford London Enquire &
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Watford Pitman Training Watford, Regus Watford Croxley, 1st Floor Building 2, Croxley Business Park, Watford, London Enquire &
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Wembley Pitman Training Wembley, Hazel House, 1-3 Lancelot Road, Wembley London Enquire &
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City EC2
Pitman Training City EC2, Salisbury House, London Wall, EC2M 5QQ
Clapham
Pitman Training Clapham, 2nd Floor, Polygon House, 18-20 Bromells Road, London - Clapham, SW4 0BG
Croydon
Pitman Training Croydon, 2nd Floor, 19 Park Street, London - Croydon, CR0 1YD
Enfield
2nd Floor Nicon House 45 Silver Street Enfield EN1 3EF
Greenwich
Pitman Training Greenwich, 133 Creek Road, Greenwich, London, SE8 3BU
Hendon
Pitman Training Hendon, 15 Watford Way, Hendon Central, Hendon NW4 3JL
High Holborn
Pitman Training High Holborn, 3rd Floor, 4/4A Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2RP
Hounslow
Pitman Training Hounslow, 3rd Floor, B301- B302 The Vista Centre, 50 Salisbury Road, Hounslow TW4 6JQ
Oxford Circus
WE ARE CURRENTLY RELOCATING! Please give us a call to arrange to visit us at one of our London. 4th Floor, 50 Margaret Street, Oxford Circus, London W1W 8SB
Stratford
Pitman Training Stratford, City View House 1 Dorset Place Stratford E15 1BZ
Watford
Pitman Training Watford, Regus Watford Croxley, 1st Floor Building 2, Croxley Business Park, Watford, WD18 8YA
Wembley
Pitman Training Wembley, Hazel House, 1-3 Lancelot Road, Wembley HA0 2AJ
Bromley
Pitman Training Bromley, 1 Elmfield Park, Bromley BR1 1LU
Edgware
Pitman Training Edgware, Chartwell House, 292-294 Hale Lane, Edgware HA8 8NP
Central and West
Pitman Training London Central and West, 3rd Floor, 4/4A Bloomsbury Way, Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2RP

Midlands

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Birmingham Pitman Training Birmingham, Suite 16B Mclaren Building, Priory Queensway, Birmingham Midlands Enquire &
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Chesterfield Pitman Training Chesterfield, 1st Floor 37 Holywell Street, Chesterfield Midlands Enquire &
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Leicester Pitman Training Leicester, Suite 15, The Crescent, King Street, Leicester Midlands Enquire &
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Northampton Pitman Training Northampton, 4A Alfred Street, Rushden, Northampton Midlands Enquire &
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Nottingham Pitman Training Nottingham, Suite 50-51 Westminster Building, Theatre Square, Nottingham Midlands Enquire &
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Worcester Pitman Training Worcester, 1st Floor Richardson House, 21-24 New Street, Worcester Midlands Enquire &
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Birmingham
Pitman Training Birmingham, Suite 16B Mclaren Building, Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LR
Chesterfield
Pitman Training Chesterfield, 1st Floor 37 Holywell Street, Chesterfield S41 7SH
Northampton
Pitman Training Northampton, 4A Alfred Street, Rushden, Northampton NN10 9YS
Nottingham
Pitman Training Nottingham, Suite 50-51 Westminster Building, Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 6LG
Worcester
Pitman Training Worcester, 1st Floor Richardson House, 21-24 New Street, Worcester WR1 2DP
Leicester
Pitman Training Leicester, Suite 15, The Crescent, King Street, Leicester LE1 6RX

North East

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Leeds Pitman Training Leeds, Leeds Media Centre, 21 Saville Mount, Leeds, North East Enquire &
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Middlesbrough Pitman Training Middlesbrough, The Princess Alice, 69 Newport Road, Middlesbrough, North East Enquire &
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Newcastle Pitman Training Newcastle, 2nd Floor, 10-13 Saville Row, Newcastle North East Enquire &
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Wetherby Pitman Training Wetherby, Deem House, Walkers Court, Audby Lane, Wetherby, North East Enquire &
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York Pitman Training York, 9a Davygate, York, North East Enquire &
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Leeds
Pitman Training Leeds, Leeds Media Centre, 21 Saville Mount, Leeds, LS7 3HZ
Newcastle
Pitman Training Newcastle, 2nd Floor, 10-13 Saville Row, Newcastle NE1 8JE
Wetherby
Pitman Training Wetherby, Deem House, Walkers Court, Audby Lane, Wetherby, LS22 7FD
York
Pitman Training York, 9a Davygate, York, YO1 8QR
Middlesbrough
Pitman Training Middlesbrough, The Princess Alice, 69 Newport Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 1LA

North West

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Crewe and Nantwich Pitman Training Crewe and Nantwich, 2nd Floor, Nantwich Court, Hospital Street, Nantwich North West Enquire &
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Liverpool Pitman Training Liverpool, Suite G01, Ground Floor, The Cotton Exchange Buildings, Bixteth Street, Liverpool, North West Enquire &
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Manchester Pitman Training Manchester, 2nd Floor, Richmond House, Bloom Street, Manchester, North West Enquire &
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Warrington Pitman Training Warrington, Mayfield House, 84 Sankey Street, Warrington, North West Enquire &
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Crewe and Nantwich
Pitman Training Crewe and Nantwich, 2nd Floor, Nantwich Court, Hospital Street, Nantwich CW5 5RH
Liverpool
Pitman Training Liverpool, Suite G01, Ground Floor, The Cotton Exchange Buildings, Bixteth Street, Liverpool, L3 9JR
Manchester
Pitman Training Manchester, 2nd Floor, Richmond House, Bloom Street, Manchester, M1 3HZ
Warrington
Pitman Training Warrington, Mayfield House, 84 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SG

Scotland

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Aberdeen Pitman Training Aberdeen, 469 Union Street, Aberdeen Scotland Enquire &
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Edinburgh Pitman Training Edinburgh, 4 Queen Street, First Floor, Buzzer 12, Edinburgh, Scotland Enquire &
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Glasgow Pitman Training Glasgow, 1st Floor, 82 Union Street, Glasgow, Scotland Enquire &
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Inverness Pitman Training Inverness, 3rd Floor, 2 Baron Taylor's Street, Inverness, Scotland Enquire &
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Aberdeen
Pitman Training Aberdeen, 469 Union Street, Aberdeen AB11 6DB
Edinburgh
Pitman Training Edinburgh, 4 Queen Street, First Floor, Buzzer 12, Edinburgh, EH2 1JE
Glasgow
Pitman Training Glasgow, 1st Floor, 82 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 2QS
Inverness
Pitman Training Inverness, 3rd Floor, 2 Baron Taylor's Street, Inverness, IV1 1QL

South East

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Brighton Pitman Training Brighton, The Dock Hub, Wilbury Villas, Hove, South East Enquire &
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Brighton Pitman Training Southend on Sea Cottis house, East Suite, 1st floor, Rochford, Southend South East Enquire &
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Canterbury Pitman Training Canterbury, 1 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury South East Enquire &
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Crawley Pitman Training Crawley, No. 3 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley South East Enquire &
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Dover Pitman Training Dover, Victoria House, 1 Maison Dieu Road, Dover South East Enquire &
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Guildford Pitman Training Guildford, Stamford House, Woodbridge Road, Guildford South East Enquire &
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Maidstone The Master's House, College Road, Maidstone South East Enquire &
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Reading Pitman Training Reading, Bowman House, 2/10 Bridge Street, Reading South East Enquire &
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Southampton Pitman Training Southampton, The Gallery, 1st Floor, 31 Eastgate Street, Southampton South East Enquire &
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Brighton
Pitman Training Brighton, The Dock Hub, Wilbury Villas, Hove, BN3 6AH
Brighton
Pitman Training Southend on Sea Cottis house, East Suite, 1st floor, Rochford, Southend SS4 1BB
Canterbury
Pitman Training Canterbury, 1 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury CT1 2NY
Crawley
Pitman Training Crawley, No. 3 Gleneagles Court, Brighton Road, Crawley RH10 6AD
Dover
Pitman Training Dover, Victoria House, 1 Maison Dieu Road, Dover CT16 1RW
Guildford
Pitman Training Guildford, Stamford House, Woodbridge Road, Guildford GU1 4QD
Reading
Pitman Training Reading, Bowman House, 2/10 Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU
Southampton
Pitman Training Southampton, The Gallery, 1st Floor, 31 Eastgate Street, Southampton SO14 3HB
Maidstone
The Master's House, College Road, Maidstone ME15 6YF

South West

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Bristol Pitman Training Bristol, Unit 9 Hide Market, Waterloo road, St Phillips, Bristol South West Enquire &
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Taunton Pitman Training Taunton, 50 North Street, Taunton South West Enquire &
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Bristol
Pitman Training Bristol, Unit 9 Hide Market, Waterloo road, St Phillips, Bristol BS2 0PL
Taunton
Pitman Training Taunton, 50 North Street, Taunton TA1 1LX

Wales

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Cardiff Pitman Training Cardiff, 2nd Floor, 1-7 Castle Street, Cardiff Wales Enquire &
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Swansea Pitman Training Swansea, 6th Floor, Alexandra House, 1 Alexandra Road Swansea Wales Enquire &
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Cardiff
Pitman Training Cardiff, 2nd Floor, 1-7 Castle Street, Cardiff CF10 1BS
Swansea
Pitman Training Swansea, 6th Floor, Alexandra House, 1 Alexandra Road Swansea SA1 5ED

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