Is this course right for me?

If you are looking to increase your employability, confidence and career prospects, or are considering a career change, then this short course will provide the fundamental payroll skills required in this professional sector.

By completing the Level 2 Manual and Computerised Payroll Processing, you will discover what payroll involves and develop your practical skills.

The main topics are:

  • Creation of employee payroll records
  • Calculations of gross pay
  • Payroll processing
  • Termination of employment
  • Processing of leavers

Entry requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements.


This course is delivered in lectures and will involve a commitment to reading and practicing your skills outside lectures.


  • Completion of student portfolio containing evidence of work
  • In-class assessments


After the course, you could progress onto other accounting courses at the Grŵp.