- Course Code:
- QQI - Level 5
Individuals will learn how to maintain both a manual/computerised payroll system and the importance of paying employees the correct wage in a timely fashion and the impact of changes in tax legislation for the employee as part of the payroll function.
Participants will also learn how operate both a manual book-keeping system from source documents up to trial balance and to use a computerised accounts system incorporating Debtors, Creditors, Nominal Ledger and Financial Reporting systems.
Individuals may which to seek employment or self-employment in different business contexts. These roles could include Office Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Payroll Clerk or Bookkeeper.
ProgressionLearners will study the following modules from the Business Administration Skills 5N1610 Major Award · Payroll – Manual and Computerised – 5N1546 · Bookkeeping – Manual and Computerised – 5N1354 · Spreadsheet Methods – 5N1977 · Work Experience – 5N1356
Education: Applicants should have a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme. Applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education although no formal qualifications are required.
Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.