Sage Business Cloud Computerised Payroll Course (Level 2)

Level 2 Computerised Payroll moves forward from Level 1. The course still includes the basic tasks of company set up, creation of employee records and calculation of gross pay. However more advanced tasks are undertaken including Statutory Maternity Pay, Starters and Leavers, The Cost of Wages, HMRC submissions, Pension Schemes for Automatic Enrolment, Data Security and Year End Processes.

This course is ideal for people who have completed the Sage Business Cloud Computerised Payroll Level 1 qualification or who have some understanding of payroll functions and want to learn how to complete more advanced tasks, such as calculating statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay and pension schemes, and more.

Sage have developed the course to give you the most up to date skills required by employers, or learn how to run the payroll system for your own business. This will save time and money, particularly if payroll tasks are usually outsourced to an accountant.

What subjects are covered?

You will learn how to:
  • Set up company accounts, generate employee records and complete basic daily payroll functions
  • Calculate gross pay and process real-time information payments, as well as statutory sick, maternity and holiday pay
  • Process automatic pension enrolment including opt out
  • Amend errors in the payroll including correction of the FPS
  • Period end processing
  • Create reports for HMRC and calculate the cost of wages
  • The EPS - employer payment summary
  • Data security and software management

You can download the course contents here

What do you get?

Access to Sage Business Cloud Payroll software for six months - extensions are available for a small extra fee

Enrolment on to the Sage Qualifications e-learning Portal, where you will be able to access all online learning materials, including formative and practice simulations.

What is the study mode?

All course materials and activities are provided online as a self-study course and can also be accessed via mobile, enabling you to study at times and locations that are convenient for you. You can also purchase a hard copy of the course workbook to keep for future reference.

How long will it take?

The course usually requires six hours of study per week for a period of six to eight weeks. Initially, you have access to the software and portal for six months, but this can be extended for a small additional cost.

How are you assessed?

You will complete self-assessments and a practice test, followed by a final online assessment.

What qualification do you receive?

Upon completion, you will be awarded with the Sage Business Cloud Payroll Level 2 Certificate.
IAB Level 2 Payroll

When is the course on?

Contact us to discuss what will work with your schedule.  Small classes run according to demand.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 2 Award in Payroll for Business qualification. However, it is recommended that prospective learners have acquired basic skills in both numeracy and literacy prior to starting their studies in this subject area.
It is recommended that you have achieved the Level 1 Award in Payroll for Business qualification beforehand or have relevant experience from the workplace.


Full Cost = £250 which includes
Sage Qualification Exam Fee - £120
Tuition - £130



If you wish to enrol, please click here

For further information on costs please contact us on 028 6632 6478 

Please Note: We can only accept cash or cheque payments

FRCI will always endeavour to work with you to come up with a flexible payment option