Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma

Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma



Acquire key skills and earn a qualification in the industry-standard bookkeeping and accounting software with this engaging online course. The Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma covers both the basic and advanced functions of the program, from processing payroll, holiday and absences to performing year-end tasks, correcting mistakes and using timesheets.

Course description

This Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma course is taught by industry experts through practical exercises, electronic study materials and multiple-choice online assessment. Each module focuses on a different aspect of the Sage 50 software, beginning with the basics of setting up payroll, tax codes, month end, reports, keeping records before moving onto running BACS payments reports, data analysis and managing Statutory Sick Pay.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.


Our Sage 50 Payroll 2017  Complete Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Please Note: For practice purpose, you should have Sage 50 software installed on your PC. The software is not included with this course.

Course Curriculum:

Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners

Module 1: Payroll Basics – Setting up payroll, tax codes, month end, reports, keeping records, licence limitations and links to an accounts program

Module 2: Company Settings – Details, bank & coinage, absence, analysis, tax funding, statutory funding, HMRC payments, documents

Module 3: Legislation Settings – Legislation setting dialog box, PAYE, NI bands & rates, SSP, SMP/SAP/SPP/ShPP, car details, student, AEO rates, minimum wage, childcare, automatic enrolment

Module 4: Pension Scheme Basics – Pensions schemes dialog box, setting up pension scheme, pensions regulator website and the sage 50 payroll pensions module

Module 5: Pay Elements – Pay elements settings dialog box, managing payment and deduction types, loans, net payments, salary sacrifice

Module 6: The Processing Date – Changing the processing date

Module 7: Adding Existing Employees – Using quick employee, adding multiple employees, changing their status, updating year-to-date values

Module 8: Adding New Employees –Adding new employees in a variety of ways

Module 9: Payroll Processing Basics – Payroll process view, change processing dates

Module 10: Entering Payments – Entering payment window, checking and editing payments

Module 11: Pre-Update Reports – Employer costs report, payslips, BACS payments reports, figures for accounts

Module 12: Updating Records – Updating records, period end P32 report

Module 13: e-Submissions Basics – e-submissions settings, EAS, FPS, EPS

Module 14: Process Payroll (November) – Entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 reports, full payment submission

Module 15: Employee Records and Reports – Using employee record window, tabs and to find employee and their reports

Module 16: Editing Employee Records – Editing different records for employees, creating new factored pay elements, applying pay elements to employees

Module 17: Process Payroll (December) – Processing the payroll, entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report and Full payment submission

Module 18: Resetting Payments – Introduction to reset payments wizard

Module 19: Quick SSP – Processing the payroll with SSP, entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report and full payment submission

Module 20: An Employee Leaves – Entering payments, updating records, lever wizard, P32 report, full payment submission, rejoining employees

Module 21: Final Payroll Run – Entering payments, pre-update reports, updating records, P32 report, full payment submissions

Module 22: Reports and Historical Data – Reports window, employee, company, legislation and historical reports, historical data settings, printing historical payslips and history report by employee

Module 23: Year-End Procedures – Year end tasks, payroll year end wizard, post year-end tasks

Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level

Module 1: The Outline View and Criteria – View by department and payment method, payment period and payment method, and resetting criteria

Module 2: Global Changes – See the affects of global changes to pay period and pay method, tax codes, and pay rates

Module 3: Timesheets – Using and resetting timesheets, processing payroll and changing process dates

Module 4: Departments and Analysis – Focus on managing new and old departments and their employees, analysis in different platforms

Module 5: Holiday Schemes – Reviewing holiday schemes, adding new ones, arranging national holidays and managing employee holiday schemes

Module 6: Recording Holidays – Recoding holidays, removing absence days, checking holiday records, holiday scheme reports

Module 7: Absence Reasons – Customize absence reasons, recording absence, different examples, reducing pay for unauthorised absence and absence reports

Module 8: Statutory Sick Pay – Working with patterns and absence year, SSP qualifications, rates, reports, and utilizing quick SSP dialog box

Module 9: Statutory Maternity Pay – SMP rates, payment, managing maternity details, processing payroll, other parental leave, changing the processing date and more

Module 10: Student Loans – Setting up and processing student loan repayments for employees

Module 11: Company Cars – Adding new cars, keeping track of business trips, processing payroll, car reports and taxation

Module 12: Workplace Pensions – Payroll pension module, automatic enrolment, reviewing pension scheme details, reports and more

Module 13: Holiday Funds – Managing holiday fund payments, processing payroll, paying out from the holiday fund, holiday fund reports and more

Module 14: Roll Back – Mistakes and payroll processing, roll back the payroll for selected employees, correcting mistakes and processing required change

Module 15: Passwords and Access Rights –Setting up passwords, new users, testing admin profile, changing personal password, deleting user accounts

Module 16: Options and Links – Contacts, program options, WebLinks

Module 17: Linking Payroll to Accounts – Nominal link setting dialog box, linking data

Course Curriculum

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Sage 50 Payroll V24 (Updated Version)
Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners
01. Before You Start 00:15:00
02. Important Information 00:15:00
03. Getting Started 00:30:00
04. Backing Up Restoring Data 00:30:00
05. Payroll Basics 00:15:00
06. Company Settings 00:30:00
07. Legislation Settings 00:30:00
08. Pension Scheme Basics 00:30:00
09. Pay Elements 00:30:00
10. The Processing Date 00:15:00
11. Adding Existing Employees 00:30:00
12. Adding New Employees 00:45:00
13. Payroll Processing Basics 00:10:00
14. Entering Payments 00:15:00
15. Pre-Update Reports 00:15:00
16. Updating Records 00:15:00
17. e-Submissions Basics 00:30:00
18. Process Payroll (November) 00:30:00
19. Employee Records and Reports 00:30:00
20. Editing Employee Records 00:15:00
21. Process Payroll (December) 00:15:00
22. Resetting Payments 00:15:00
23. Quick SSP 00:30:00
24. An Employee Leaves 00:30:00
25. Final Payroll Run 00:15:00
26. Reports and Historical Data 00:30:00
27. Year-End Procedures 00:30:00
28. Appendix A The Startup Wizard 00:15:00
Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level
01. Before You Start 00:15:00
02. Important Information 00:10:00
03. Program Basics 00:30:00
04. The Outline View and Criteria 00:30:00
05. Global Changes 00:30:00
06. Timesheets 00:30:00
07. Departments and Analysis 00:30:00
08. Holiday Schemes 00:30:00
09. Recording Holidays 00:30:00
10. Absence Reasons 00:30:00
11. Statutory Sick Pay 00:30:00
12. Statutory Maternity Pay 00:15:00
13. Student Loans 00:15:00
14. Company Cars 00:30:00
15. Workplace Pensions 00:45:00
16. Holiday Funds 00:30:00
17. Roll Back 00:30:00
18. Passwords and Access Rights 00:30:00
19. Options and Links 00:30:00
20. Linking Payroll to Accounts 00:20:00
21. Appendix A The Startup Wizard 00:05:00
Sage 50 Payroll V23 (Old Version)
Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners
01 Important Information 00:05:00
02 Getting Started 00:15:00
03 Backing Up and Restoring Data 00:15:00
04 Payroll Basics 00:10:00
05 Company Settings 00:10:00
06 Legislation Settings 00:15:00
07 Pension Scheme Basics 00:10:00
08 Pay Elements 00:15:00
09 The Processing Date 00:10:00
10 Adding Existing Employees 00:20:00
11 Adding New Employees 00:20:00
12 Payroll Processing Basics 00:10:00
13 Entering Payments 00:10:00
14 Pre-Update Reports 00:15:00
15 Updating Records 00:10:00
16 e-Submissions Basics 00:10:00
17 Process Payroll (November) 00:10:00
18 Employee Records and Reports 00:15:00
19 Editing Employee Records 00:10:00
20 Process Payroll (December) 00:10:00
21 Resetting Payments 00:10:00
22 Quick SSP 00:15:00
23 An Employee Leaves 00:15:00
24 Final Payroll Run 00:10:00
25 Reports and Historical Data 00:15:00
26 Year-End Procedures 00:10:00
27 Appendix A – The Startup Wizard 00:05:00
Sage 50 Payroll Intermediate Level
1. Important Information 00:05:00
2. Program Basics 00:15:00
3. The Outline View and Criteria 00:10:00
4. Global Changes 00:10:00
5. Timesheets 00:10:00
6. Departments and Analysis 00:15:00
7. Holiday Schemes 00:15:00
8. Recording Holidays 00:10:00
9. Absence Reasons 00:10:00
10. Statutory Sick Pay 00:15:00
11. Statutory Maternity Pay 00:25:00
12. Student Loans 00:10:00
13. Company Cars 00:15:00
14. Workplace Pensions 00:20:00
15. Holiday Funds 00:15:00
16. Roll Back 00:10:00
17. Passwords and Access Rights 00:15:00
18. Options and Links 00:10:00
19. Linking Payroll to Accounts 00:10:00
20. Appendix A – The Startup Wizard 00:05:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Sage 50 Payroll 2017 Diploma 00:30:00

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