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Course Information

QQI Level 5 Manual & computerised Payroll using Thesaurus Payroll (5N1546)

BulletCourse Description:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to operate and maintain accurate payroll records using manual and computerised systems, for an organisation, working under general direction and supervision.

BulletClient Profile:

It is important that each client have basic computer experience and a working knowledge of the keyboard, mouse and be able to switch on and off a PC.
Ideally each client would have access to a computer system where Thesaurus Payroll Manager is available to maximum learning post training.

BulletCourse Aim & Objectives:

The aim is to give the learner the knowledge, skills and competency to...
• Explain the key terminology associated with personal taxation in preparing & maintaining payroll records both manually and on the computer using Thesaurus Payroll Software.
• 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 year end tax forms for employees
• Extract information from completed records to prepare all necessary end-of-period and year end returns and tax forms for the Revenue Commissioners
• Assess the effect of using alternative assessment methods to calculate the annual tax liability of married couples
• Analyse the impact of changes in legislation on personal tax and take-home pay by comparing two tax years
• Print a selection of reports after backing up computerised data on a suitable medium.
• Thesaurus Payroll is one of the leading payroll software applications used in Irish businesses today for processing payroll & wages and producing various financial reports.
• The aim of this training course is to provide clients with the necessary skills & knowledge which will enable trainees to manage their own payroll and allow each client process various reports at month end including P30’s P45’s & produce payslips etc.
• This course is ideally suited to any small to medium sized business in retail, service & manufacturing industry. A basic knowledge of book keeping is required.

BulletCourse Outline:

  • Introduction
  • Irish Tax System
  • Irish PAYE system
  • Employer
  • Employee
  • PAYE
  • PRSI
  • Overtime
  • Calculation of hours
  • Payslips
  • Reports
  • Calculation of payroll
  • Month End P30
  • Year End  P35
  • Employment Law
  • Contract
  • Company Policy
  • ROS System
  • PRSA & Pension

BulletMethod of Assessment:

• Assignment – 60%
An assignment is an exercise carried out in response to a brief with specific guidelines as to what should be included. This is usually of short duration and may be carried out over a specified period of time.

• Examination - 40%
An examination provides a means of assessing a learner's ability to recall and apply knowledge, skills and understanding within a set period of time and under clearly specified conditions. A theory-based examination assesses the ability to recall, apply and understand specific theory and knowledge.

BulletQQI Certification Certificate awarded to successful candidates:
QQI Certificate in Payroll Manual & Computerised (5N1546) NFQ Level 5 delivering 15 credits.
This programme is certified through: Island Training on behalf of Paramount HR Solutions, Certification centre: Paramount HR Solutions, Centre number: 38045K

BulletAward Transfer:

Successful completion of this component award enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement.

BulletCourse Duration:

30 hours classroom based training & 20 hours assignment preparation
Option 1: 5 Full Days Option 2: 12 Evenings 7:30 – 10pm

Please contact Island Computers for more details.

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