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Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at learners who are seeking to further their payroll skills to support job applications. The qualification is suitable for learners who have completed the Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll and are looking to specialise their payroll skills. It can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.  

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 230 hours, of which 198 are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

The qualification covers the essential knowledge and skills required including the fundamental elements of employment legislation, the principles of statutory payments and deductions, how to calculate gross pay for different pay periods and how to process payroll using computerised payroll software effectively.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed through the completion of a portfolio of evidence that will also be internally quality assured by the centre.