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3 Day - Basic Payroll workshop:

Day 1 - Basic Tax & NI course
Day 2 - Statutory Payments & Family Leave course
Day 3 - Building on Payroll Competence course

Subsequently complete the optional assignments and you will be awarded the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Payroll Techniques.

To further your professional development you can then progress to the Advanced Technician Course.

*Price is £1,299 + VAT with assignments.

Please Note: The date shown in the “Select course date” section shows the first day of the course, the course will run on consecutive days from this date.”


Your payroll course overview:

Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

£1,099* +VAT


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

3x1 Days


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

CPD 21 hrs


Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training

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Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



Learn Payroll With Face 2 Face Training



This course is suitable for those wishing to expand, refresh or consolidate their payroll knowledge, incorporate Statutory Payments, Court Orders and Student Loans into their working environment and gain an industry recognised qualification.

By the end of the programme, you will be able to confidently deal with all the common problem areas, such as deductions from wages, recovering overpayments, and the payment of expenses and holiday pay. Statutory payments, maternity, paternity, adoption and sick pay as well as leave entitlements, Court Orders and Student Loans are also covered.  Also included is an overview of the impact on payroll of other legislation, including Working Time Regulations, the National Minimum Wage Act, and the Asylum and Immigration Act.

Manual Payroll Calculations 

Lawful deductions from pay

Working Time Regulations

Asylum and Immigration Act

Court Orders

Student Loan Deductions

Statutory Maternity Pay

Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Rights 

Overview of Shared Parental Leave and Pay (ShPL & ShPP)

Statutory Sick Pay

"I have always found the Learn Centre to be helpful and supportive of not only mine but the team's payroll training needs. The blended learning approach works well for me and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a Payroll training specialist provider not only for online delivery (e-learning) but also face 2 face and in-house. The Payroll Professionals Conference is also a great networking opportunity."

Kresh Veerasamy - Payroll Manager at Cancer Research UK

"Cintra HR & Payroll Services has a long standing relationship with The Learn Centre – they are an absolutely integral part of the payroll community. Their training courses and annual conference are a must for all payroll professionals and not just for up to the minute technical topics: their training really puts payroll and payroll issues into context, taking into account commercial, economic and political influences."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"When setting up a Shared Service Centre, The Learn Centre played a key role in our award winning Payroll Academy, delivering a blended learning experience combining both classroom based training and an e-learning solution. The course delivery, the training materials and overall learning experience was excellent."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"I have attended many of The Learn Centre’s training courses in recent years. They are always of the highest professional standard and deliver updates on complicated HR and Payroll legislation, but in an easy to understand format. I would gladly recommend The Learn Centre to any potential client who is looking for HR & Payroll training courses, bespoke in-house training or expert advice."

Michael Stevenson - Payroll Manager at Queen's University Belfast

"My team always attends the annual Payroll and HR Update course. Essential information covering often complex legislative changes, always presented by excellent trainers with in depth knowledge of their subject. A 'must attend' course for any serious payroll professional."

Deon Piovesan - Finance and Payroll Manager at Westminster Kingsway College

"I've booked the HR and Payroll Update course most years and during roles with at least 3 different employers. One thing remains the same; a course that is relevant, well delivered and enjoyable and that is key when trying to retain the many pieces of legislation changes to which payroll professionals are exposed."

Tracey Hinton - Payroll Manager at Wilson James Limited

"I have used The Learn Centre on a number of occasions and have found it provides a great platform to gain the knowledge required to carry out my job. I started off with the Payroll Technician course and this in-depth learning gave me a great foundation of payroll knowledge to build upon and give me the confidence to progress up the career ladder, well worth it and would certainly recommend, no matter what level you are at there will be a course/qualification that can help you."

Ayman Zagloul - Assistant Payroll Supervisor at Queen's University Belfast

"Payroll may not be the most exciting of topic for some but The Learn Centre really bring it to life - the brilliant networking opportunities with fellow professionals is an added bonus. They cover an amazing range of topics too – if you need to upskill, then The Learn Centre is the organisation to help you do it."

Carsten Staehr - CEO at Cintra HR & Payroll Services

"I have chosen The Learn Centre both for my own knowledge base and in-house training courses for my teams for many years. I have always been extremely impressed with the content of the courses, people engagement and the positive feedback from my staff."

Ann Chesher - Payroll Consultant at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service