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Certificate in Sage Payroll Course Guide

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Certificate in Sage Payroll Course Guide


This course provides an introduction to the setup procedure for Sage Payroll, including but not limited to how to migrate payroll data into Sage Payroll, the required information for setting up a new payroll, how to create new Employee records and the process for adding new payments & deductions.

This course will provide an overview of managing employees and pensions in Sage Payroll, and will include but not be limited to how to add new employees, edit existing employees and set up Pension scheme deductions in Sage Payroll.

This course provides an introduction to the Pay Run process in Sage Payroll, including but not limited to the three stages of the Pay Run process and how to print and email an employee payslip.

This course will provide an introduction to the processes for completing Year End in Sage Payroll, including but not limited to the steps required to register with Revenue Online Services (ROS), how to check for extra pay runs, how to process Leavers and the 3 steps involved in running the Year End.

Complete a case-study based assessment using Sage Payroll.

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FAQs about our Payroll course

There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email

This course costs €349.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 15 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as a Payroll Administrator.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

Yes. This is a commonly used software across many offices. Approach this software with unlimited tutor support via phone and email. Learning from experts at The Career Academy ensures you will gather the skills you need to succeed.

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After enrolling, you’ll receive an 14-day cooling off period (or trial period). If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money back guarantee*.