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Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 - Processing Payroll

  • About This Course
    Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 – Processing Payroll is the second instalment in our series of Sage 50 Payroll courses. It is an interactive online course that teaches you how to do even more with the Sage 50 Payroll software. As payroll is one of the most important business processes, intermediate knowledge of it and Sage 50 Payroll is desirable to any employer. From paying employees to creating finance reports, Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 – Processing Payroll guides you through everything you need to take your payroll knowledge to the next level and upskill yourself.

    Who is this course for?
    Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 is designed for students who have already completed our Sage 50 Payroll Stage 1 course and want to develop additional skills. It is also suitable for users of Sage 50 Payroll who are comfortable using the software’s basic features and functions but wish to do more with it.   

    What will you get from this course?
    Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 unlocks more of Sage 50 Payroll’s potential. You’ll be able to use more of the software’s features and will feel confident using Sage 50 Payroll to complete a range of payroll tasks. Sage 50 Payroll Stage 2 will also prepare you to take your study further with our Sage 50 Payroll Stage 3 – Statutory payments, holiday schemes, edit payslip course, for example, which teaches you to become a payroll expert.

    When you have completed this course, you will be able to:
    • Prepare for your payroll process and process a standard payroll run 
    • Enter payments and timesheets into the system 
    • Correct payroll errors and update reports 
    • Run standard period end routines, such as producing the P32
    • Manage salaries, including National Minimum Wage 
    • Process new starters and leavers  
    • Email or post out payslips to employees 

    Course features 
    • Simulations for a realistic learning experience 
    • Audio-delivered content with graphics and on-screen text, summarising key points 
    • Printable content for future reference 
    • Quizzes throughout to test your knowledge 
  • Course lessons
    • Payroll Run 
      • Part 1: payroll run checklist, the importance of the process date, selecting payroll type, entering payments, timesheet entry and importing from MS Excel 
      • Part 2:  explaining pre-update reports, adding reports to favourites and creating a report selection, printing payslips, closing payment periods, update checks and the need for an FPS  
    • Reset payments and national minimum wage: entering payments and configuring National Minimum Wage  
    • Correcting errors: restoring and recovering data, employee history, correcting the FPS and personal information and making multiple submissions in the same pay period 
    • Starters and leavers: new starters (quick employee window), using the Wizard, submitting an NVR, updating multiple pay frequencies, the final payment check box and employee statuses 
    • Period end routines: preparing to produce the P32 and where to find the P32, where figures come from, other month-end reports and e-Banking components 
    • Process nominal link: making postings, messages relating to processing data and exporting to file 
  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.



    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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