Acquire key skills and earn a qualification in the industry-standard bookkeeping and accounting software with this engaging online course. The Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Diploma covers both the basic and advanced functions of the program, from processing payroll, holiday and absences to performing year-end tasks, correcting mistakes and using timesheets.

This online Sage 50 Payroll training course is taught by industry experts through practical exercises, electronic study materials and multiple-choice online assessment. Each module focuses on a different aspect of the Sage 50 software, beginning with the basics of setting up payroll, tax codes, month end reports and keeping records, before moving onto running BACS payments reports, analysing data and managing sap, pension, and Statutory Sick Pay.

Learning Outcomes of the Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course:

  • Gain sufficient knowledge of Sage 50 accounting software to utilise its basic and advanced functions for work tasks
  • Understand the basics of setting up payrolltax codes, month end reports, keeping records, and license limitations.
  • Get a solid understanding of the legislation setting dialog box, PAYE, NI brands & rates, SSP, SMP/SAP/SPP/ShPP, minimum wage, etc.
  • Familiarise with the sage 50 payroll pension module and pension scheme basics
  • Understand the pay elements setting dialog box, managing payment and deduction types, loans, net payments, salary sacrifice, etc.
  • Learn how to use quick employee, add multiple employees, change employee status and update year-to-date values
  • Understand the payment period & payment methods, and learn how to reset criteria
  • Learn how to record holidays, remove absence days, check holiday records and holiday scheme records
  • Understand common mistakes in payroll processing and learn how to correct errors
  • Learn how to set up passwords, add new users, change the personal password and delete user accounts

Why choose this course

  • Earn a free e-certificate upon successful completion.
  • Accessible, informative modules taught by expert instructors
  • Study in your own time, at your own pace, through your computer tablet or mobile device
  • Benefit from instant feedback through mock exams and multiple-choice assessments
  • Get 24/7 help or advice from our email and live chat teams
  • Full Tutor Support on Weekdays

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to obtain your course completion e-certificate free of cost. Print copy by post is also available at an additional cost of 9.99 and PDF Certificate at 4.99.

Who is this course for?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and a professional qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career path

Training offered by the Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Course could potentially benefit a range of roles, but would particularly enhance careers in

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Payroll
  • Budgeting
  • HR
  • Bookkeeping
  • Office Administration
  • Other business finance roles

Requirements

Our Sage 50 Payroll 2017  Complete Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Please Note: For practice purpose, you should have Sage 50 software installed on your PC. The software is not included with this course.

Course Curriculum

Take Sage 50cloud Payroll for a TestDrive, FREE - Sage 50 Payroll Complete Course
Take Sage 50cloud Payroll for a TestDrive, FREE – Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Course 00:00:00
Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners
01. Important Information 00:05:00
02. Getting Started 00:30:00
03. Backing Up & Restoring Data 00:30:00
04. Payroll Basics 00:30:00
05. Company Settings 00:30:00
06. Legislation Settings 00:30:00
07. Pension Scheme Basics 00:30:00
08. Pay Elements 00:30:00
09. The Processing Date 00:20:00
10. Adding Existing Employees 00:20:00
11. Adding New Employees 00:20:00
12. Payroll Processing Basics 00:20:00
13. Entering Payments 00:20:00
14. Pre-Update Reports 00:20:00
15. Updating Records 00:10:00
16. e-Submissions Basics 00:20:00
17. Process Payroll (November) 00:20:00
18. Employee Records and Reports 00:10:00
19. Editing Employee Records 00:15:00
20. Process Payroll (December) 00:15:00
21. Resetting Payments 00:10:00
22. Quick SSP 00:15:00
23. An Employee Leaves 00:15:00
24. Final Payroll Run 00:15:00
25. Reports and Historical Data 00:20:00
26. Year-End Procedures 00:10:00
27. Appendix A ~ The Startup Wizard 00:05:00
Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level
01. Important Information 00:30:00
02. Program Basics 00:45:00
03. The Outline View and Criteria 00:45:00
04. Global Changes 00:45:00
05. Timesheets 00:10:00
06. Departments and Analysis 00:45:00
07. Holiday Schemes 00:30:00
08. Recording Holidays 00:30:00
09. Absence Reasons 00:30:00
10. Statutory Sick Pay 00:30:00
11. Statutory Maternity Pay 00:45:00
12. Student Loans 00:45:00
13. Company Cars 00:30:00
14. Workplace Pensions 00:30:00
15. Holiday Funds 00:30:00
16. Roll Back 00:30:00
17. Passwords and Access Rights 00:45:00
18. Options and Links 00:30:00
19. Linking Payroll to Accounts 00:30:00
20. Appendix A – The Startup Wizard 00:20:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Course 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Complete Course 00:30:00

Course Reviews

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  1. Frank Smith

    5

    It’s one of the best courses I have ever did! It has directly and positively impacted upon my skills and confidence.

  2. Alberto Dussault

    5

    Excellent course. To the point on how to use the program. Some basic accounting info included which I really liked about it. Thank you!

  3. Erica Perkins

    4

    This is a complete explanation of Sage 50 Payroll covering each box and option. It has been beneficial all the way through.

  4. Keith Morgan

    4

    “Detail Explanation. Superb!
    Step by step explanations are very useful and gives a good insight for beginners.”

  5. Victoria Vasquez

    5

    I am an accountant; taking this course has acquainted a lot of things when it’s come to technical. Both beginner and intermediate levels were well explained. I will definitely recommend this to others.

  6. Tom Couch

    5

    Excellent course with proper explanation. The tutorials are straight forward, practical and easy to grasp. Highly recommended!

  7. good course

    5

    it was really helpful, a lot of practical things that are useful, alongside with theory which is neccessary.
    can only recommend if somebody is interested in Payroll job

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