Course Overview

Suppose you want to become a skilled and professional money handler in your chosen business field. In that case, this beginner’s course for Sage 50 Payroll is your ideal point of entry for exciting new opportunities. With no prior knowledge needed, you will quickly become a specialist in the art of using the best-selling and popular Sage Software and take responsibility for your company’s payroll. After this learning experience, you will be able to impress employers and quickly establish your credentials as a payroll manager, with all of the required technical abilities available as soon as you logon. Before long, you will be sailing through the financial landscape and dealing with salary details and tax codes with ease. You will know how to produce records, historical reports, and employee information tables. This is an invaluable and efficient way to gain the qualifications and reputed needed to excel in an accounting or financial role, in any organisation or company.

Course Highlights

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Free PDF Certificate after course completion
  • Developed by qualified tutors and professionals
  • Fully online, engaging, and interactive course
  • Self-paced learning
  • Unlimited Access to your course materials
  • Desktop, Laptop, tablet, and smartphone friendly
  • 24/7 Customer Support

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain the knowledge on how to set up a basic infrastructure for company payroll from scratch
  • Know the essential legislation required to perform accurate and efficient administration for salaries
  • Learn methods to quickly add and subtract employee details to the company’s monetary database.
  • Becoming confident and proficient with the updating and amendment procedures for all elements of payroll
  • Be able to construct and maintain the required pension schemes for all members of company staff
  • Obtain the skills needed to rewrite or update the core format of a company’s payroll structure.
  • Display the knowledge needed to deliver reports concerning finance and employee statistics
  • Know how to take time-driven events like Christmas and New Year in your stride during peak periods

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.


Our Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners 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.

Career path

This comprehensive training course for beginners will be of great use to trainees and new staff who are just starting to work with accounting software or hopes to do so shortly. It would also serve as a refresher course for existing financial specialists. This would significantly enhance careers in the following areas:

  • Office Administration
  • Payroll Management
  • Human Resources
  • Secretary or Personal Assistant
  • Accountancy
  • Financial Consultancy
Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners




Course Curriculum

Module 1: Payroll Basics
Module 1: Payroll Basics 00:10:00
Module 2: Company Settings
Module 2: Company Settings 00:08:00
Module 3: Legislation Settings
Module 3: Legislation Settings 00:07:00
Module 4: Pension Scheme Basics
Module 4: Pension Scheme Basics 00:06:00
Module 5: Pay Elements
Module 5: Pay Elements 00:14:00
Module 6: The Processing Date
Module 6: The Processing Date 00:07:00
Module 7: Adding Existing Employees
Module 7: Adding Existing Employees 00:08:00
Module 8: Adding New Employees
Module 8: Adding New Employees 00:12:00
Module 9: Payroll Processing Basics
Module 9: Payroll Processing Basics 00:11:00
Module 10: Entering Payments
Module 10: Entering Payments 00:12:00
Module 11: Pre-Update Reports
Module 11: Pre-Update Reports 00:09:00
Module 12: Updating Records
Module 12: Updating Records 00:09:00
Module 13: e-Submissions Basics
Module 13: e-Submissions Basics 00:09:00
Module 14: Process Payroll (November)
Module 14: Process Payroll (November) 00:16:00
Module 15: Employee Records and Reports
Module 15: Employee Records and Reports 00:13:00
Module 16: Editing Employee Records
Module 16: Editing Employee Records 00:07:00
Module 17: Process Payroll (December)
Module 17: Process Payroll (December) 00:12:00
Module 18: Resetting Payments
Module 18: Resetting Payments 00:05:00
Module 19: Quick SSP
Module 19: Quick SSP 00:10:00
Module 20: An Employee Leaves
Module 20: An Employee Leaves 00:13:00
Module 21: Final Payroll Run
Module 21: Final Payroll Run 00:07:00
Module 22: Reports and Historical Data
Module 22: Reports and Historical Data 00:08:00
Module 23: Year-End Procedures
Module 23: Year-End Procedures 00:09:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners 00:20:00

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