Sage 50cloud Payroll Certification

The only accredited performance-based certification program approved by Sage. The Sage 50cloud Payroll Certification involves passing an online exam, which takes about an hour, and can be taken whenever suits you.

Sage 50cloud Payroll Exam Bundle

This learning package includes:

  • Level 1 Exam: Setting up Payroll (FREE)
  • Level 2 Exam: Processing payroll (FREE)
  • Level 3 Exam: Statutory payments, holiday schemes and edit payslip (FREE)
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What do I learn?

This test includes drag and drop scenarios, multiple choice questions and simulations on using Sage 50cloud Payroll. We'll email you full details of how to prepare for, access and complete your online exam and become Sage certified.

After you pass the exam you'll receive a Sage 50cloud Payroll Certificate as proof of your payroll skills, helping boost your CV and setting you apart in today's competitive job market.

As an employee:

  • Official proof that you are a competent Sage user
  • Learn skills that will help you to be more productive in the workplace
  • Sage Certification is a valuable qualification to add to your CV

As an employer:

  • Increase your employees' competency, efficiency and productivity
  • By providing great training, you will increase employee morale
  • Simplify your employee selection and hiring process - Sage Certification marks an individual out as a competent Sage user
  • Encourage a culture of professional development and excellence amongst your workforce
Level 1 Exam: Setting up Payroll

  • Navigate confidently in Sage 50cloud Payroll
  • Check the legislation settings in your software
  • Configure your software to suit your company requirements
  • Set-up and amend:
    • Employee Records
    • Payments and Deductions
    • Basic Pension Schemes
    • Users and Access Rights
  • Understand reports in the system that aid in the completion of tasks such as Pay Elements Reports and Company Detail reports
Level 2 Exam - Processing payroll

  • Run a basic weekly or monthly payroll
  • Email appropriate payslips to employees
  • Perform and submit RTI routines including:
    • Full Payment Submission (FPS)
    • National Insurance Number Verification (NVR)
    • Employer Payment Summary (EPS)
  • Correct errors during processing using the Rollback and Restore functions
  • Set up new starters and process leavers
  • Complete Period End Routines including producing the P32
  • Process electronic payments to employees and HMRC directly from Sage Payroll
Level 3 Exam - Statutory payments, holiday schemes & edit payslip
  • Process statutory payments including:
    • Statutory Sick Pay
    • Maternity Pay
    • Paternity Pay
  • Allocate and process Attachment of Earnings
  • Create and administrate Holiday schemes and employee absence
  • Produce historical reports including payslips
  • Amend payslips and create basic reports in the Report Designer tool
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