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Introduction to Payroll Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Payroll

  • What is Payroll?
  • Key Terminologies

Module 2: Payroll Obligations and Requirements

  • Employer Obligations
  • Payroll Obligations
  • Payslips

Module 3: Payroll Cycle

  • Introduction to Payroll Cycle
  • Tasks within the Payroll Cycle
  • Importance of the Payroll Cycle
  • Risks to Payroll Cycle

Module 4: PAYE

  • What is PAYE?
  • Operating PAYE
  • Deductions

Module 5: Tax Codes and Tables

  • What are Tax Codes?
  • How do Tax Codes Vary?
  • Percentages and Rates

Module 6: Statutory Sick Pay

  • Employee Rights
  • Absence Management

Module 7: Statutory Maternity

  • Maternity Leave
  • Maternity Pay

Module 8: Pensions and Student Loans

  • Pension Schemes
  • Employee/Employer Rights

Module 9: Student Loans

  • How and When Employees Pay

Module 10: Reports and Record Keeping

  • Types of Report
  • Employee Records

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Who should attend this Payroll Course?

This Payroll Training Course is designed for individuals seeking to develop their understanding in the fundamentals of Payroll. This course will benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Payroll Administrators
  • HR Professionals
  • Small Business Owners
  • Finance Managers
  • Accounting Professionals
  • Office Managers HR Professionals

Prerequisites of the Payroll Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend this Payroll Training Course.

Payroll Course Overview

This Payroll Training Course provides a fundamental exploration of Payroll management, which is a crucial facet of business operations. It deals with the essentials of wage calculation like, employee record management, legal compliance, and payroll tax and deduction processes. The course is strategically designed to help the learners with the foundational knowledge required to proficiently oversee and manage the payroll functions.

Understanding Payroll is paramount, not only for operational efficiency but also for broader financial comprehension. The course equips individuals with the skills needed for accurate payroll processing, ensuring employee satisfaction and compliance with legal standards. Moreover, it enhances financial acumen in areas like tax implications and salary budgeting.

This 1-day Payroll Course by the Knowledge Academy stands out by providing tangible benefits crucial for career growth in human resources and finance. Participants acquire practical skills immediately applicable in the workplace, enhancing their job prospects and professional standing. It is an asset for those aspiring to roles in HR, accounting, or business management, offering a solid understanding of Payroll management.

Course Objectives

  • To develop a comprehensive understanding of payroll systems and their management
  • To learn the legal and regulatory frameworks governing payroll processes
  • To gain proficiency in calculating wages, taxes, and deductions accurately
  • To familiarise with payroll software and technological tools used in payroll management
  • To enhance skills in maintaining accurate employee payroll records and ensuring compliance

Upon completing this course, delegates will benefit from enhanced practical skills immediately applicable in the workplace, strengthening their professional standing and opening doors to diverse opportunities in HR, accounting, or small business management.

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What’s included in this Introduction to Payroll Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors   
  • Introduction to Payroll Certificate          
  • Digital Delegate Pack 

Why choose us

Our Melbourne venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Payroll Course in Melbourne. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Payroll Course in Melbourne, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Payroll Course in Melbourne. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Payroll Course in Melbourne sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Payroll Course in Melbourne FAQs

Payroll is the process by which employers pay employees for the work they have completed, encompassing tasks such as calculating wages, withholding taxes, and issuing pay checks.
Studying payroll is important as it ensures a proper understanding of the complex processes involved in compensating employees, complying with tax regulations, and maintaining accurate financial records. Pursuing Payroll Courses can result in effective business management and legal compliance.
The benefits of Payroll Courses like this include, acquiring practical skills for efficient Payroll management, staying updated on tax laws and compliance, and enhancing professional qualifications for improved career prospects in finance and human resources.
There are no prerequisites for attending this Payroll Training Course.
In this Payroll Course, delegates will have a 1-day training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this Payroll Course, and a certificate after course completion.
This Payroll Course spans for a duration of 1 day.
Through Payroll Training, one can acquire skills in payroll processing, tax regulations, compliance, software proficiency, benefits administration, and accurate record-keeping, enhancing efficiency and regulatory understanding in payroll management.
Upon completing this Payroll Course, individuals can explore various career opportunities, including roles in payroll management, human resources, accounting, and financial management, with the potential to advance into positions such as payroll specialist, HR coordinator, or finance manager.
Please contact our customer support team to resolve any issues related to your course.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking Payroll Certification.
The training fees for Payroll Course certification in Melbourne starts from AUD1895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Payroll Course.
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You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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