Become an invaluable asset to your company’s future and take charge of its finances almost immediately by learning to use Sage software. Sage 50 Payroll is today’s trusted benchmark in money handling, and we can train you to use it without any prior experience. No matter whether you are staring as an accountant in a large company, or having to pay salaries in a private firm, this learning experience can take your career and business to the next level.

By taking our intensive course, specifically designed by experts to educate beginners, you’ll soon be setting up complex routines and reports involving basic salary details and tax codes. Not only that, but you will also be able to quickly produce and retrieve professional records, useful historical reports, and critical employee information. You will be given everything you’ll need to hit the money-managing ground running and make a name for yourself as a person that can solve any payroll difficulties that your organisation may experience. No prior knowledge of Sage or accounting is needed for this learning experience, just the desire to learn.

Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners


At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.

Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from Studyhub, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course is ideally suited for ambitious individuals who are just starting in finance and administration for a high-performing organisation. It may also be beneficial as a useful introduction to Sage 50 Payroll for established accountants or consultants, or as a recommended step for those looking for associated work in the business sector.


Our Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

The education offered by the Sage 50 Payroll for Beginners course will benefit anybody who is just starting to work with the accounting software or is planning to do so. This will help any individual with the following roles:

  • Office Administrators
  • Accountants
  • Payroll Managers
  • HR staff
  • Financial Consultants

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Payroll Basics
Payroll Basics 00:10:00
Module 2: Company Settings
Company Settings 00:08:00
Module 3: Legislation Settings
Legislation Settings 00:07:00
Module 4: Pension Scheme Basics
Pension Scheme Basics 00:06:00
Module 5: Pay Elements
Pay Elements 00:14:00
Module 6: The Processing Date
The Processing Date 00:07:00
Module 7: Adding Existing Employees
Adding Existing Employees 00:08:00
Module 8: Adding New Employees
Adding New Employees 00:12:00
Module 9: Payroll Processing Basics
Payroll Processing Basics 00:11:00
Module 10: Entering Payments
Entering Payments 00:12:00
Module 11: Pre-Update Reports
Pre-Update Reports 00:09:00
Module 12: Updating Records
Updating Records 00:09:00
Module 13: e-Submissions Basics
e-Submissions Basics 00:09:00
Module 14: Process Payroll (November)
Process Payroll (November) 00:16:00
Module 15: Employee Records and Reports
Employee Records and Reports 00:13:00
Module 16: Editing Employee Records
Editing Employee Records 00:07:00
Module 17: Process Payroll (December)
Process Payroll (December) 00:12:00
Module 18: Resetting Payments
Resetting Payments 00:05:00
Module 19: Quick SSP
Quick SSP 00:09:00
Module 20: An Employee Leaves
An Employee Leaves 00:13:00
Module 21: Final Payroll Run
Final Payroll Run 00:07:00
Module 22: Reports and Historical Data
Reports and Historical Data 00:08:00
Module 23: Year-End Procedures
Year-End Procedures 00:09:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Payroll 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Payroll 00:20:00

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