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Payroll Award

The Payroll Award training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

If you have an aptitude for figures and wish to learn manual and computerised payroll, then this practical Award is for you. Through studying for this Award, you will become confident in popular and in-demand software including Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel.

Course Duration: 60 hours

CPD Points: 60

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Payroll Principles

Our Payroll Principles course is a great short course for anyone wanting to know more about the theory behind running a business’s company payroll.

You will start at the beginning with an overview of exactly what payroll is and go through all the key elements involved in processing the payroll including RTI, Statutory Payments and employee data protection.

Sage Payroll

This course brings you the skills you need to use this popular payroll program. Among many other topics, you’ll be immersed in restoring data files, setting up employee records, updating payroll data and analysis reports. You will leave this, the best of Sage payroll courses, with a workbook, yours to keep as a handy reference guide, and with the benefits of the well-respected Pitman Training name on your CV.

Microsoft Excel*

You don’t need any prior experience of Excel but you will need to be familiar with the Windows environment and have some basic keyboard experience.

This Excel course comprises several lessons, which provide a detailed but manageable study programme, so you can be confident about your new skills in the workplace. Just some of the areas covered include creating worksheets, formatting text, simple and complex formulas, handling rows and columns, autocomplete, using styles, headers and footers, average, max and min functions and using charts.

*Depending on skill level it may be possible to study the Expert course as an alternative core course.

If you have an aptitude for figures and wish to learn manual and computerised payroll, then this practical Award is for you. Through studying for this Award, you will become confident in popular and in-demand software including Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel.

By the end of the course you will have covered the basics of Payroll, how to use Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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