CPBC2 – VTCT (Skillsfirst) Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF)
VTCT (Skillsfirst) and Sage UK have worked in partnership to develop a suite of Computerised Bookkeeping and Payroll qualifications.
This level 2 qualification will give you the skills you need to carry out a range of regular computerised payroll routines and activities using commercially available computerised payroll software.
Please note: this qualification is only accessible to learners who have internet access.
The qualification helps learners understand the importance of security and confidentiality in performing any payroll task and covers activities including:
- Statutory Sick Pay
- Statutory Maternity Pay
- Pension Scheme
- Calculation of gross pay and net pay
- Attachment of earnings orders
- Computerised payroll theory and skills
- Spreadsheet software
Every learner is provided with a study pack which includes:
- Access to comprehensive, interactive online learning support materials
- A FREE copy of the latest Sage 50 Accounts Professional or Payroll software (for six months)
- Access to expert support
- Related simulations to practice as you need them
- Valuable skills to control your business
- Hard copy learner workbooks if required (at an additional cost through Sage)
Completion of this qualification could lead to employment in a number of job roles, including:
- Payroll Administrator
- Assistant Accountant
- Payroll Supervisor
This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of prior learning. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.
On completion of this qualification you could progress onto any of the following:
- Level 3 Diploma in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF)
Centres may find the following website helpful for materials and resources to assist with the delivery of this qualification; please click here
To achieve this qualification, learners must achieve all units from Group M.
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 109
Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 230
|Qualification number||Qualification reference|
Group M – mandatory units
|Unit title||Credit Value|
|F/505/1243||CAB17||Termination of employment||1|
|F/505/1274||CAB18||Fundamentals of employment legislation for payroll||2|
|H/505/1235||CAB19||Calculate gross pay||3|
|K/505/1236||CAB20||Elements of gross pay||2|
|L/505/1276||CAB21||Computerised payroll theory||2|
|M/505/1254||CAB22||Statutory and non-statutory payments and additions||3|
|Y/505/1233||CAB23||Composition of an employee payroll record||2|
|Y/505/1278||CAB24||Computerised payroll skills||4|
Skillsfirst customers wishing to offer this qualification should complete a qualification approval form. Learner email addresses must be provided on registration, as these are required to provide logins to the online learning and assessment platform.
To find out about registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team on 0121 270 5100 or email us.