Sage Payroll Level 1



Ensure career growth by enhancing your skills and status in payroll management by becoming certified with Sage in their Computerised Payroll software. It covers:

  • Learning how payroll works – Manual payroll
  • Running payroll
  • Real Time Information (RTI) 
  • Processing Pension Schemes

The course uses the latest version of SAGE Software. SAGE is a leading provider of business software solutions worldwide, helping over 6 million customers in 24 countries to work efficiently and successfully.

It’s crucial to be able to work with this system in today’s technology driven world. Sage Payroll takes people with a prior knowledge of payroll principles to the next level, so you can benefit from automated systems and logging all details within a centralised system.

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    Topics Covered

    Day 1

    Manual Payroll – (basic rules)Navigation – navigating sage payroll

    Company – set up the company details, including bank, absence, analysis, funding, and pay elements.

    Legislation – check government legislation, using information learned in the morning session.

    Employee – set up employee records.

    Running payroll – learning to run the payroll, printing off the necessary reports and closing down after checks made.


    Entering year to date values, new starters & leavers

    Real Time Information (RTI) – EAS, FPS, EPS, FPS adjustment

    Backup, rollback & restore

    Pay reviews & variance settings

    Advance holiday pay, holidays and absences

    Pension schemes and company loan schemes

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    Why Get a Certification?

    Choose this exam if you to stand out from the crowd and show the world you know how to use Sage.

    Sage Certification Provides:

    Proof that you are a competent Sage user
    Credibility for potential employers
    Career advancement
    Increased earning potential
    Competitive advantage – it sets you apart in the job market

    If you’re an employer looking for training for your people, Sage Certification helps you:

    Increase employee competency
    Increase productivity
    Increase employee morale
    Helps identify individual skills

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    Why train with JDH?

    We are one of the largest independent, certified trainers of Sage in the UK.

    We are one of the few training providers that are also practising accountants with up to date experience.

    We offer a hands on learning approach that also leads to a certified qualification.

    We have an excellent pass rate for our students.

    We train in small classes of up to eight students, ensuring all students get quality training.

    We train on the latest software.

    We have excellent training facilities that are easy to get to by both can and train – a short distance from Cardiff.

    We offer bite size training for businesses that don’t want a general classroom course. We tailor make the training for them and can deliver it at their premises too.

    We have an excellent reputation with a past track record of more than 7 years.

    Please check our Student Results page to see their performance the past year.


    Call us now on 01443 740800 or email Jackie or
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    Our Tutors

    Jacqueline Hooper

    FMAAT, MICB, CB Dip, PM Dip. Owner of JDH. Completed AAT in 2003, became a full member in 2005 and a fellow member in 2011. More than 10 years’ experience in bookkeeping and accounts. Qualified and licenced to practice accounts and tax. Also trains students in our company JDH Training.

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    Course Calendar

    Check our Calendar for the next available course

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    After completing the course you will receive a Sage Certificate

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    We provide 45 days free support after you complete one of our courses.

    This allows you to ring our helpline regarding any questions you may have about the course you attended.

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    ♦ £ 375 (incl. exam)
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    Contact Us

    If you would like to speak with our team, call us on 01443 740800

Contact Us

“We are not only trainers, but we are practicing accountants and bookkeepers as well.”


“I have thoroughly enjoyed my training with JDH. Jackie is an excellent trainer and puts you at ease very quickly. I would highly recommend JDH to anybody who is looking to qualify for Sage Accounts and Sage Payroll.”

Linda Gore

(Sage Account Level 1 & 2 and Sage Payroll Level 1 & 2)



“I thought that the course was excellent. Lots of info to take in for a complete novice but at least I have been given an introduction to Sage and Bookkeeping. Jackie is a walking encyclopedia on Sage!! Jackie has a relaxed teaching style and her lessons were taught well and in a methological order, which made it easier for its student. Overall, brilliant course, brilliant trainer, made some new good friends! Thank you.”

Mark Jones

MJ Training Solutions

(Sage Account Level 2)


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