Course Description

Certificate in Payroll Techniques (Dundalk, Dundalk Institute of Technology)

IPASS – Irish Payroll Association

The Certificate in Payroll Techniques (CPT) is the leading payroll qualification in Ireland. The course provides students with a comprehensive and practical knowledge of the operation of the PAYE, PRSI, USC and ASC systems and a thorough knowledge of Employment Law which has a direct bearing on the operation of the payroll function. An extremely valuable qualification which is much sought after by employers.

PAYE, PRSI and USC are the largest tax liabilities which most companies incur and the largest source of tax recovered on Revenue audits. The best payroll software cannot compensate for the payroll operator’s lack of expertise in the operation of PAYE, PRSI and USC.

Classroom courses run 1 night per week, 3 hours per night, for 9 weeks, for both Stage 1 and Stage 2. An optional one day revision course is held 2 weeks before the date of the relevant examination.

An optional Computerised Module is available for all students to complete once they have completed Stage 1 of their course.

Once you have completed this course you will become an invaluable member of any employers financial team, enhance your career development prospects, enhance your payroll skills, technical expertise, confidence and develop professional skills and abilities through the application of advanced training.

College Name IPASS – Irish Payroll Association
Course Category Business, Payroll
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
Delivery mode Distance Learning
Course Start Date 11th September 2019
Course Fee €1,190.00
Course Duration 18 weeks,1 night per week /3 hours duration
Course Times 6.30pm - 9.30 pm - Wednesday
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Certificate in Payroll Techniques/Level 6 Special Purpose
Entry Requirements None
Career Path The Certificate in Payroll Techniques is the leading payroll qualification in Ireland and successful students will greatly improve their suitability and standing to prospective employers. It offers students an extremely valuable and highly regarded qualification which will increase their confidence and technical knowledge thus improving their efficiency at work. As payroll operations become more complex it is essential that payroll professionals acquire proper training and certification.
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IPASS – Irish Payroll Association

01 4089102
H4 Centrepoint Business Park,, Oak Road, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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