You can manage the business payroll!
The Payroll function in an organisation is vital. The team must be paid on time and with accuracy. This role is crucial for the smooth running of the business and to ensure a motivated work force. It’s also essential that record keeping is accurate and up to date, with confidential information well managed. If you think this sounds like you, but you don’t yet have the expertise needed to deliver, then the Payroll course will help build your knowledge base. Download course guide.
You can study fees-free
As of the 1st January 2018, tertiary education is fees-free for eligible first-time tertiary students on programmes level 3 and above. You may be eligible to study this course fee-free. Find out if you’re eligible for free study.
Benefits to you
Understand every element of the payroll function
In this course you will gain an understanding of all aspects of payroll management – from collating and maintaining accurate records through to calculating and preparing the pay run. The course will give you broad knowledge of all the varied components that come together to ensure payroll is processed on time and with accuracy.
Be aware of information administration
Payroll gathers significant personal information about every single employee. This information needs to be accurate, with confidentiality maintained. If you are involved with payroll it’s important that you understand what information to gather and how to maintain records appropriately.
Know the legal requirements
Every business with employees must comply with taxation requirements – from gathering PAYE to understanding KiwiSaver obligations. If you work in payroll people will look to you to provide advice and ensure obligations are met. Make sure you can deliver on these expectations with confidence.
- Level: 4
- Credit: 10
- Course fee: $114.24 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: 8 Weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 12.5 Hours
- EFTS: 0.0833
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 8 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 100 hours of total study time for a 10 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 8 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 12.5 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our sales and learner support coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html.
We will have multiple intakes of this course starting throughout the year. Please note that each intake will run subject to minimum enrolment numbers. Please feel free to contact us and one of our friendly team will be able to help you with more information on this.
To study this course, you must have previously completed the Accrual Accounting course or be studying it alongside this course.
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.