ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management


ICB Manual Payroll
Computerised

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Introduction

This course is ideal for students who have completed the ICB level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or students who have equivalent qualifications such as the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping or Accounting and above.

The course covers the theoretical knowledge and demonstration on how various tables and publications issued by HMRC are used in the calculation of manual payroll. You will also gain knowledge of Sage 50 cloud Payroll software and be able to demonstrate how to process payroll using a computerised payroll system.

If you are currently working in Payroll or you intend to offer payroll services on a self-employed basis this course will give you a thorough understanding of payroll and how payroll is processed.

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ICB Level 3 in Payroll Management (Including Tutor Support) £450

This course is ideal for students who have completed the ICB level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or students who have equivalent qualifications such as the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping or Accounting and above.

The course covers the theoretical knowledge and demonstration on how various tables and publications issued by HMRC are used in the calculation of manual payroll. You will also gain knowledge of Sage 50 cloud Payroll software and be able to demonstrate how to process payroll using a computerised payroll system.

 

Important notice: Membership Fee

Save £55 by adding on your membership fee with Premier Training and you will only incur a flat fee of £55.00. Please note that if you choose to purchase your membership for this course directly from ICB you will be charged at £85.00 plus a recharge admin fee of £25.00

 

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Prior Knowledge: Candidates must have achieved (or been granted an exemption from) the ICB Level III Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts.

ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management

This qualification comprises both Manual and Computerised payroll methods. The course is currently studied using the 2018/19 tax year. Therefore when the software is downloaded from my.sage.co.uk you MUST request the 2018/19 software; NOT the 2019/20.  Likewise when booking the exam ensure you state the correct financial year.

Within the course cost you will be given a 45 day warranty with Sage which will allow you online and webchat support to help you setup the software. Telephone support with SAGE is NOT included. However, online and webchat support is sufficient for setting up your software.

Upon enrolment we will send you an exclusive Serial Number for you to set up your My Sage account. You will then download the software. However, it does default to 2019/20 software therefore, you will need to request the 2018/19 through the Sage support team.

On completion of this qualification a candidate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the theory of payroll
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and be able to calculate, the various payments that can make up an employee’s Gross Pay
  • Show knowledge and understanding of, and be able to calculate through the use of tables the amount of National Insurance Contributions that will be deducted from gross pay
  • Show knowledge and understanding of the concept of PAYE, together with the use of tax codes to correctly calculate the amount of PAYE to be deducted in a given period
  • Show knowledge and understanding of other statutory deductions that can be applied to an employee’s pay
  • Show knowledge of the rules applying to directors in a payroll situation
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the rules regarding benefits in kind
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the rules governing the payment and deductions that apply to contractors and sub-contractors within the Construction Industry
  • Understand the use of the various forms that are used within a payroll system
  • Understand and be able to complete the various forms that apply to a business running a payroll system
  • Computerised Section of the course may include scenario as shown below, but are not limited to:
    1. a) Making advance payment of holiday pay to an employee
    2. b) Making a bonus payment to a defined range of employees
    3. c) Configuring an attachment of earnings
    4. d) Setting up a pension scheme for a range of employees
    5. e) Making Statutory payments for Sickness, Maternity, Paternity, Adoption
    6. f) Processing a change to an employee’s tax code or basis under which a tax code operates
    7. g) Configuring deductions of student loan repayments

 

Note: the ‘Basic PAYE Tools’ package provided by HMRC does not offer the level of sophistication required to cover this part of the syllabus.

My Premier Training Account (MyPTA)

MyPTA is your own personal online account that has everything you need to study right at your fingertips. You will have access to:

  • Tutor and course advisor contact details
  • Study books online
  • Personal timetable
  • Revision tools and extra e-learning tests
  • Registration and ID numbers
  • Instalment plan details

Online Interactive Videos

E-Learning videos in which our tutors cover key topics visually to aid our students learning and development.

Online Assignments

Our assignments are skills based, allowing you to put into practice what you have learned in theory. They cover the course topics extensively to ensure students are fully prepared for the ICB assessments. Each assignment will cover a few chapters of your study book to allow you to recap and test your knowledge of each section.

Online Practice Assessments

Our practice assessments are designed to prepare students for their live ICB assessment. They are based closely on the actual assessment so that students are fully prepared and aware of what will be expected.

All of our tutors are qualified in accounting with both vocational and extensive teaching experience.

Peter Clarke

About Tutor Support

  • All of our tutors are qualified in accounting with both vocational and extensive teaching experience.
  • Tutors are efficient, patient and friendly and you can call as many times as you need to.
  • You have instant and direct access to your personal tutor and course advisor via telephone and email.
  • Assignments are marked by a tutor and not a computer and are returned promptly.
  • We have personal course advisors, many of whom have completed or are currently studying ICB courses and who have hands-on experience of balancing studies with work and family commitments.
  • We have in-house IT specialists to help students who are experiencing technical difficulties.

You will be allocated a personal ICB tutor who will guide you throughout the course.

We have a team of tutors who are here to help and if you personal tutor is not available they will be happy to help and keep the marking turnaround prompt. They are qualified, experienced, patient and effective communicators so you will find that you will build a good student/teacher relationship with them all.

When studying with us you will find the staff friendly and helpful with a great support network for students. You will receive constructive feedback, guidance and support. You will also receive a personal timetable to follow which structures your whole coursework for you which can be flexible to suit your pace of study.

You are also provided with a personal course advisor who has great knowledge of the  ICB qualified who can offer advice on how to manage your ICB course studies along with work, family and other commitments.

Our tutors are very accessible! The office is open at the following times:

Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays
Saturdays
9am – 8pm
9am – 8pm
9am – 8pm
9am – 8pm
9am – 5pm
9am – 12pm

The testing of knowledge and skills for the qualification will comprise of one online assessment, taken in the candidate’s home or place of work. The assessment will be available for a period of forty-eight hours. The paper will consist of 2 sections. The first section will be a series of tasks, including the calculation of pay elements, deductions and other statutory requirements using manual methods. You will also be tested on the HMRC legislation in relation to payroll. The second section of the exam will consist of the setting up of a computerised payroll system and then processing the payroll for a number of employees, taking into account a variety of scenarios.

Assessments are graded as Fail, Pass, Merit or Distinction.

Distinction       95 – 100%
Merit               90 –   94%
Pass                 85 –   89%
Fail                    0 –   84%

We want to help you to get started on your studies without the burden of excessive course fees that some providers charge. Award-winning support, training and study resources should not cost you the earth, which is why we have kept our course fees very competitive to help on your journey to success.

Your course fees can be paid by interest-free instalments and you can include your ICB membership fee, which means you can register with the ICB now and spread the cost.

Here is a breakdown of the fees:

ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management:
Course fee      £450.00 (includes assessment fee)
P & P               £8.50
Total               £458.50
The course fees can be paid up to 6 monthly instalments (interest-free) and can include your ICB registration fee of £55.00.
You can pay as little as £85.60 per month

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ICB Awarding Body / Assessment Fees

Please note that in order to achieve the ICB qualification you will need to join the ICB as a student member. The following item is not included in your course fees:

The ICB registration fee is £85.00 plus £25 admin fee or if you register as a member through Premier Training the student membership fee is £55.00 saving you £55.00.

Assessment re-sit

In the unfortunate event, you have to retake the assessment the fee payable will be £65.00. This is paid directly to Premier Training and once payment is received your assessment will be booked. Please allow 48 hours for us to book the assessment.

 

Exemption fees

These are payable by students who are qualified through another awarding body other than ICB.

AAT students who have completed the level 2 and 3 qualifications within 2 years will have to pay £100 exemption fee (usually £200). You will also be required to submit a CV and proof of your qualification.

AAT students who completed their level 2 and 3 within 5 years but over 2 years will have to complete the stages above, complete an application for exemption and take a competency exam to prove competency under the ICB specification.

The exemption fee includes the application itself, access to the mock competence exam and the live competence exam fee.

 

To apply for ICB exemptions please follow this link:
https://www.bookkeepers.org.uk/Membership/Become-a-Member/Become-a-Member-by-Exemption

ICB Level 3 Diploma in Payroll Management
You can enrol regardless of academic background, nationality, age, location, gender, religion or occupation; and with the determination to succeed you will gain a qualification which is very recognised by employers.

There are several ways to enrol with Premier Training on your chosen ICB course. Simply choose the way that is most convenient for you. Remember we are open late evenings which are  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays, till 8.00pm. If you enrol Monday to Friday before 2.30pm you will receive all your course material the very next day (including Saturday!).

By phone: Simply telephone 01469 515444. The easiest and quickest way to enrol is over the phone using a credit/debit card. This will only take a few minutes and the course advisor will complete the enrolment form for you.
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By invoice: If fees are payable by a third party, e.g. an employer,  Please click here to complete an online enrolment form

Please note this does require both student and employer signatures and is a live document so both must be present when completing the form. It must be completed in one session as data will not save for continuation at another time.

Should you have any queries about enrolling on your chosen course, please do not hesitate to contact us first for advice.

Did you know it’s easier to enrol onto the ICB Level 3 Self-Assessment Tax Returns over the phone? Our course advisor team will complete the enrolment quickly and efficiently. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions or request an alternative instalment plan. All you need to do is call: 01469 515444 and we can get you started straight away.

If your employer is paying for the course simply download and complete this enrolment form and ask your employer to sign section 3. The form can be emailed to: info@premiertraining.co.uk *Please note you do not need to complete your enrolment online if your employer is paying for the course.

If we receive the enrolment form Monday to Friday before 2.30pm you will receive your study books the very next day (including Saturdays!).

ICB Level 3 in Payroll Management (Including Tutor Support) £450

This course is ideal for students who have completed the ICB level 2 and 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping and Accounts or students who have equivalent qualifications such as the AAT Advanced Certificate in Bookkeeping or Accounting and above.

The course covers the theoretical knowledge and demonstration on how various tables and publications issued by HMRC are used in the calculation of manual payroll. You will also gain knowledge of Sage 50 cloud Payroll software and be able to demonstrate how to process payroll using a computerised payroll system.

 

Important notice: Membership Fee

Save £55 by adding on your membership fee with Premier Training and you will only incur a flat fee of £55.00. Please note that if you choose to purchase your membership for this course directly from ICB you will be charged at £85.00 plus a recharge admin fee of £25.00

 

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