Course Description

Payroll Manual and Computerized course (QQI level 5)

Waterford College of Further Education

Course Description


This module is designed to enable the learner to understand the principles and practice of maintaining financial records manually and using integrated accounting software.


Certification:            FETAC Level 5 Component Certificate


Course Content:


  • To explore with the learner the essential and appropriate terminology associated with personal taxation


  • To facilitate the learner to develop an awareness of the skills necessary to use both manual and computerised payroll systems


  • To explore with the learner the importance of accuracy and security in preparing and maintaining payroll records


  • To facilitate the learner to develop the skill, knowledge and understanding of how to operate the cumulative, emergency and temporary tax system
  • To assist the learner in developing the academic and vocational language, literacy and numeracy skills related to Payroll through the medium of the indicative content
  • To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning.


Duration:                   4th February 2019 – 29th April 2019


Sessions:                 Monday evenings 6.30pm -9.30pm


Costs:                        €385

Course Code 5N1546
College Name Waterford College of Further Education
Course Category Business, Payroll
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland
Course Start Date 4th February 2019
Course End Date 29th April 2019
Course Fee €385
Course Times Monday evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Awarding Body QQI
Entry Requirements National Vocational Certificate level 1, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualifications and/ or relevant life and work experiences.
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Course Provider

Waterford College of Further Education

051 870136
Admissions Office, Waterford city Ireland, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

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