Finance & Accounting Course

Level 3 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll Course


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Accounting & Finance Course Summary

Level 3 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll Course

On this accounting course you’ll gain more advanced knowledge and skills in computerised payroll and the management of accounts. You’ll gain an A-Level-equivalent qualification to help you develop your career – with the credentials and skills required to work as a bookkeeper for a small firm or within an accounts department.

  • Qualification – Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Payroll, awarded by Sage
  • Learning style – self-study course with online materials and activities
  • Progression – prepare to work as a bookkeeper or in an accounts team
  • Duration – 6 months

The ideal training for…

Aimed at people who have a good understanding of payroll functions – or people who have completed the Level 2 Sage Certificate in Computerised Payroll.

What you’ll learn

On this accountancy and finance course, you’ll gain a more in-depth understanding of preparing VAT returns, final accounts for sole traders and the principles of preparing budgets and forecasts. You’ll also gain the skills for running payrolls and employment legislation.

Accounting Course Benefits

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

How this accounting & finance course work

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.

The modules you’ll study

  • Responsibilities of a Finance Professional
  • Principles of Accounting Concepts
  • Prepare and Complete a VAT Return
  • Standard and Advanced Budgeting Using a Computerised Accounting Package
  • Using Computerised Accounting Software
  • Fundamentals for Employment Legislation for Payroll
  • Computerised Payroll Theory
  • Computerised Payroll Skills

How you’ll be assessed

You’ll complete self-assessments and practice tests, followed by final online assessments.

Career progression

After successfully completing this accounting course, you’ll gain the Level 3 Certificate in Computerised Payroll – awarded by Sage.

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