Finance & Accounting Course

Level 2 Sage Certificate in Computerised Accounting Course

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Accounting & Finance Course summary

Level 2 Sage Certificate in Computerised Accounting Course

Develop your understanding of payroll functions. Sage have designed this accountancy course to give you the most up-to-date skills and the all-important certification employers want. You’ll be able to run the payroll for your employer or your own business. This will save you time and money – particularly if payroll tasks are usually outsourced to an accountant.

  • Qualification – Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll, awarded by Sage UK
  • Learning style – self-study course with materials and activities provided online
  • Progression – enhance your employability or run the payroll for your own business
  • Duration – usually 4 to 6 hours of study a week for 6 to 8 weeks

The ideal training for…

This accounting short course is the perfect starting point for people who have a basic understanding of payroll functions – or people who have completed the Level 1 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll.

What you’ll learn

On this computerised payroll course you’ll learn how to complete more advanced tasks – such as calculating sick pay, statutory maternity pay and pensions schemes.

Accounting Course Benefits

  • Discover a sector specialism
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Build advanced payroll software skills
  • Open up new career opportunities

How you’ll learn

Delivered by Sage, our accounting course is provided online as a self-study course. You can also access the materials via mobile, so you’ll be able to study at times and locations that are convenient for you.

You’ll have access to Sage 50cloud Professional software for six months. On the Sage Qualifications e-learning Portal, you’ll access all the online learning materials – including formative and practice simulations.

How this accounting & finance course works

You’ll learn how to:

  • Set up the company details and create employee records
  • Calculate gross pay and process the payroll run
  • Set up pension schemes, non-statutory payments and deductions
  • Learn about statutory sick pay (SSP)
  • Produce payslips and end-of-period payroll reports for HMRC

How you’ll be assessed

You’ll complete self-assessments and a practice test, followed by a final online assessment.

Career progression

After successfully completing this short accounting course, you’ll be awarded the Level 2 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll. With this qualification you’ll enhance your employability – and you could move on to the Level 3 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll.

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Contact us to find out more about how the payroll software course works and what it’s like to study for an accountancy qualification with us.

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