Certificate in Payroll (QCF)

Course Overview

This course level introduces manual and computerised payroll in an environment suitable to enter or improve knowledge for the work environment.

  • Fundamentals of employment legislation for payroll
  • Composition of an employee payroll record
  • Elements of gross pay
  • Statutory and non-statutory payments and additions
  • Termination of employment
  • Creating an employee payroll record
  • Calculate gross pay
  • Payroll processing
  • Processing leavers
  • Computerised payroll theory and skills
  • Statutory and non-statutory reporting of payroll data

Updated June 2019

Entry Requirements

Ideally, students should have one or two GCSE Grades A-C however, common sense and an aptitude for numbers and estimation are more important.

Open to students of all ages

Course Delivery

All tuition is based around classroom lecturers by highly qualified and experienced members of staff. Assessment is by continuous assessment through the course. No formal examinations.

Progression Opportunities

The course provides a qualification that employers are looking for.

Additional Information

This is a one year part time course, delivered on a Thursday from 18.00 to 21.00


Sketty Hall

Course deliverable in Welsh


Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Wed 18 Sep 2019 | Course Code: VC330 ETC | Cost: £400

Level 2   Wed   6-9pm   34 weeks   Sketty Hall  

An interview is required