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Sage 50 Payroll Level 2

Course Code: SAGE404
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Gain an internationally recognised qualification to boost your way up the career ladder!

Payroll involves the setting up and processing of employees’ salaries, and plays a vital role in the smooth running of all types of business and organisation. Fully accredited by SAGE, this course demonstrates a high level of expertise in payroll, improving your marketability to future employers. 

  • FREE 180-day downloadable version of SAGE 50 Payroll Software is included in your course, allowing you to put everything you learn into practice
  • You'll receive full award-winning tutor support for the duration of your course, allowing you to ask questions and progress through the course effectively
  • Gain the skills to carry out payroll processes such as payments, importing and exporting financial data and e-banking
  • Develop your knowledge of year-end procedures, such as collecting taxes and preparing for HMRC inspection reports

Unlike traditional colleges, you can study at your own pace making strict deadlines and timetabling a thing of the past!

Home learning is simple and stress free! Enrol today and join the 50,000 students who has chosen Open Study College to improve their career prospects. 

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Processing Payroll

    Learn how to process weekly and monthly payroll runs, including how to produce payslips and carry out RTI submissions. Also, learn how to correct errors, deal with people starting or leaving your business, and perform period end routines. You will also learn how to process pensions under automatic enrolment, with and without the Pensions Module.

    • Be able to run a basic weekly/monthly payroll run including emailing payslips to your employees
    • Be able to submit/perform RTI routines, including submitting the Full Payment Submission (FPS), and National Insurance Number Verification (NVR)
    • Understand how to make changes using the rollback function
    • Complete period end routines, which includes producing and analysing the P32
    • Process electronic payments to your employees and HMRC and submit electronic documents directly from Sage 50 Payroll
    • Process the nominal link postings to your accounts soft
    • Be able to set up and process automatic enrolment pensions, with and without the Pensions Module

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking.

    Course Duration

    Students may register at any time and have 6 months to complete their studies. Study time is 80 hours, so you will have more than enough time to complete the course.

  • Study Method

    The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to 6 months from the time of registration.

    Course Outcomes

    In order to gain the official Sage qualification, you will need to sit an online exam. Upon successful completion of this, you will gain the Sage Payroll Level II certificate. Alternatively, if you wish to study this course without official assessment, we can provide you with a certificate of completion.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

Students will need to have successfully completed SAGE Payroll Level I.

Will the Sage software work on any computer?

The Sage 50 Payroll software will only work on computers which run Windows 7 or higher, therefore Sage will not run on Windows XP. Sage software will not run on any Apple Macintosh computer. Please email us for full specification and compatibility details.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • FREE 180-day downloadable version of SAGE 50 Payroll Software
  • Practice data to enrich the learning experience
  • Workbooks with free online tests throughout
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Accreditation
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

Students are required to pay for the Sage exam, these cost around £70 for each level.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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