Payroll – Manual & Computerised

Start Date: 2018 dates to be confirmed
Duration: 17 Weeks
Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Price: €450.00 Payable over the duration of the course

Module Title: Payroll – Manual and Computerised

Course Description:

Course Code: 5N15462
Level: 5
Credit Value: 15 credit

Purpose
This module has been developed to provide the learner with knowledge, skills competence to operate and maintain accurate payroll records using manual and computerised systems, for an organisation, working under general direction and supervision.

Entry Level: National Vocational Certificate Level 4, leaving certificate of equivalent qualifications and or relevant life and work experience

General Aims: Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:
• Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing and maintaining payroll records both manually and on the computer;
• Outline the advantages and disadvantages of a computerised system over a manual one for payroll processing purposes;
• Process the payroll for employee(s), using manual and computerised systems, under the cumulative tax system, to include; various elements of gross pay, holidays, unpaid leave, cut-off points, credits, all statutory and non-statutory deductions;
• Process the payroll for employee(s), under the emergency and temporary tax systems and subsequent transfer to the cumulative tax system;
• Demonstrate the changes in personal tax due to various factors to include; mid-year commencement and leaving of employment, changes in credits, refunds;
• Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary mid-year and yearend tax forms for employees;
• Extract information from completed records to prepare