Pitman Training

Practical Payroll Level 2

Course Outline

Payroll is an essential skill, that’s in demand by employers. If you wish to handle the payroll, this is the perfect starting point.

During this payroll course we’ll build on your aptitude for figures and your basic knowledge of Excel to give you an invaluable skill. Among many other aspects, you’ll cover PAYE, methods of calculating pay, the role of HMRC (you’ll be using the HMRC Employer’s CD-ROM), sick pay, pensions and National Insurance.

This course is designed for flexible learning – so you can fit it around your life and progress at your own pace.

Your payroll training will give you the skills and confidence in the workplace and you’ll keep your workbook as a handy reference guide.

What’s more, you’ll always have the invaluable Pitman Training name on your CV. And if you’re looking for a career in book-keeping or HR, you might consider our Foundation in Book-keeping diploma or even our Pitman Training Accounting Technician diploma, the first step to professional qualifications.

To teach the principles of manual payroll.

Those who wish to learn the principles of manual payroll before moving on to learn computerised payroll.

All you’ll need is an aptitude for figures and have basic knowledge of the Excel program in order to create simple spreadsheets.

There are eleven lessons in this course which covers an overview of the functions of manual payroll and the PAYE system, how to calculate pay, the role of HMRC, NI contributions, methods of paying wages, SSP, SMP, deductions and much more.

The course will take around 28-30 hours.

Our Practical Payroll Level 2 course can be studied in any of our handy, local centres. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study the Practical Payroll course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.

To find your nearest centre, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.