SAGE 50 Payroll Level 1

Course code: SAGE403
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Gain a recognised Sage Payroll Level 1 Certificate!

  • Fully accredited by Sage.
  • FREE 180-day downloadable version of Sage 50 Payroll Software.
  • Full tutor support for the duration of your course.
  • Gain the skills to set up and process payroll payments and time sheets.
  • Develop your knowledge of payroll aspects of personnel, pensions and loans.
This course is only available as a study pack.
Course Overview

Payroll is the recording and processing of employees’ salaries and plays a vital role in businesses and organisations.

Get to grips with the basic principles of setting up your Sage 50 Payroll. From setting up your employees and users in the software to creating payments and deductions, dealing with basic pension schemes and setting up the nominal link.

This course provides an internationally recognised qualification in payroll, allowing you to prove a high level of expertise in this area to any future employer.

Course Duration

Up to 6 months.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your Sage Payroll Level 1 Certificate on completion of the Sage exam.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Tutor-marked assignments and an optional online Sage exam.

Course Content
  • Understand how to configure the software to suit company requirements.
  • Learn how to use password protection and how to restrict user access.
  • Understand how to check the legislation settings in your software.
  • Be able to create pay elements for payments, deductions and net payments and understand the pay element reports.
  • Understand the methods of creating, editing and customising employee records.
  • Be able to create basic pension schemes.
  • Learn how to set up the nominal link to post salary journals to your accounts software.