Sage 50 Payroll Level 2

Course code: SAGE404
Sage accredited, exam included
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Gain an internationally recognised qualification to boost your way up the career ladder!

  • 180 day Sage 50 Payroll software.
  • Official exam fee included
  • Use the software and put everything you learn into practise.
  • Express delivery is available, to start your training as soon as possible.
  • Tutor-marked assignments and option to take exam for full qualification.
  • Software runs on Windows 7 or higher operating systems on computers or laptops.
  • Gain the skills to carry out payroll processes such as payments, importing and exporting financial data and e-banking.
  • Understand year-end procedures, such as collecting taxes and preparing for HMRC inspection reports.
This course is only available as a study pack.
Course overview

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.

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.

Course Duration

Up to 6 months.

Study Hours

Approximately 80 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your Sage Payroll Level 2 Certificate on completion of the Sage exam.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed Sage Payroll Level 1.


Tutor-marked assignments. Optional online Sage exam.

Course content

Extra info

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed Sage Payroll Level 1 in order to enrol onto this course.


This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. To receive the full qualification, you must take the online Sage exam.

This is included in the cost of the course but is optional. You don’t have to take the exam if you don’t require the full qualification.

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have 6 months to complete their studies. The approximate study time is around 80 hours.

Study Method

The course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students receive their course manual and study guide, plus tutor support by email.

Course Outcome

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 2 certificate.

Alternatively, if you wish to study this course without official assessment, we can provide you with a certificate of completion.


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