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What is E-Learning?

Time is of the essence. We understand that not everyone can afford to take time out of the office. Now you can complete your payroll training wherever and whenever it is convenient for you. Offered at a fraction of the cost of traditional classroom training, eLearning is the perfect solution to save you time and money.

eLearning is an online payroll training solution that enables you to complete a training course in your own time from the convenience of your office or home. All you need is a computer with an active internet connection.

Get started with our eBooks

Simply select one of the options below and ensure you are up-to-date on the latest payroll legislation. Get one step closer to completing our Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Administrator Certification.
Payroll Legislation

Everything you need to know about effectively running a compliant payroll office in South Africa.

  • The A to Z on effectively running the payroll office.
  • All you need to know about the Acts that govern payroll.
  • Company policy and the responsibility of the payroll administrator.
  • Termination procedures.
  • Reconciling tax and performing your own payroll audit.
NB:This module encompasses only the theory (South African legislation), not the practical system application and is only relevant to South African Legislation.

Duration: Self Study – at your own pace
NB: You will need an Internet connection to access this book

Sage Business Cloud Payroll Added Features

Get to know Payroll better by signing up for our added features online workshop where we’ll cover:  

  • Importing and exporting employee data.
  • Defining your leave set-up and processing leave transactions.
  • Defining your ACB set up and creating your electronic bank file.
  • Integration between Payroll and Accounting.
  • Using Sage Pay to pay your employees.

Duration: Self Study – at your own pace
NB: You’ll need an Internet connection to access this book
Register: Click here to register online

Basic Software

A fundamental course for every Sage Pastel Payroll & HR user.

  • How to create your payroll company and ensuring that it is set up correctly the first time round.
  • How to create and link cost centres, pay points, job codes and occupations.
  • How to create employees and maintaining employee data.
  • Setting up, adjusting and processing of leave and leave taken.
  • How to set up a payslip for an employee and ensuring that all the statutory transactions are entered.
  • Capturing overtime and other additional payment information.
  • Understanding and changing transactions to suit specific processing requirements.
  • Setting up and processing electronic bank transfers (EFTs).
  • How to print the payslips.
  • Which reports to print at month end.
Duration: Self Study – at your own pace
NB: You will need an Internet connection to access this book 

Advanced Software

This comprehensive eLearning course continues on from the Basic Software course and covers:

  • Exporting and Importing data to your Sage Pastel Payroll & HR software.
  • Setting up and processing of retirement funding for pension or provident funds or retirement annuity.
  • Creating your own transaction code to customise the software to your specific needs.
  • Capturing Year-to-Date figures for employees.
  • Batch transactions – allowing you to capture income, leave or deduction transactions for multiple employees, saving you precious time.
  • Creating passwords and Security Groups, helping you to protect your payroll and employee information.

Duration: Self Study – at your own pace
NB: You will need an Internet connection to access this book

Payroll Advantage eBook

  • Introduction to Sage Pastel Partner Payroll Advantage.
  • Batch Terminations and Reinstatements.
  • Consolidated reporting.
  • Multiple Transaction Manager.
  • Salary Structuring.
  • Third Party Transfers.
  • Setting up of Self Service.
  • Viewing and emailing login details.
  • Viewing and uploading of Payslips.
  • Applying changes to employee details.
  • Approving online documents.
  • Synchronising approved applications.
  • Workflow documents and management.
  • Managing leave and travel claims.
  • Additional features in Self Service with Sage Pastel Partner Payroll Advantage:
    - Online Survey Tool
    - Employee feedback form
    - Basic rating form
    - Job requisition
    - Multi company workflow

And so much more…

Duration: Self Study – at your own pace
NB: This training is meant for customers who are already using the software or who are looking to see what the software entails before they purchase or upgrade

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