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Award in Payroll Fundamentals

Detailed Information

Starting Date:14 October, 2024
Time:17:30 till 20:00hrs
Lectures Days:Mondays
Duration:10 sessions - Part Time
Contact hours:25 of 100 total learning hours
MQF/EQF Level5
Delivery LanguageEnglish
Trainers:Dr Ann Bugeja
Mr. Antoine P. Portelli
Mr. Angelito Sciberras
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme

Course Objectives

This course developed by 21 Academy will give thorough knowledge of principles of payroll and related employment law and data privacy implications. Participants will be trained on how to apply their knowledge in practice by being shown how to successfully adhere to payroll requirements under law. They will also find themselves adequately competent to recognise issues which may arise in any payroll process, how to tackle it, and what related legislation may apply or must otherwise be adhered to

Training will be provided through 10 lectures of 2.5 hours each, held online. The course will be interactive, where participants are free to ask questions, discuss and share ideas or experiences.

Who should attend?

Administrative and Office employees, Human Resources & Payroll Professionals, Directors & Managers, Business Owners.

2 A Levels or equivalent MQF Level 4 qualifications or at least 2 years’ experience working in fields related to business/office administration or human resources.

There will be two assignments and students will have a choice – they will be able to choose 2 assignments out of 4.

The learner will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively with clients/managers as regards payroll methodology, systems and results thereof;
  • Explain to potential clients the payroll service options available
  • Encourage payroll/HR professionals to simplify their employee-facing payroll systems for easier comprehension thereof.
  • Explain essential employment and data privacy implications.
  • Apply and make use of professional payroll systems and methodology;
  • Adapt to and understand the use of different and diverse payroll systems;
  • Understand and connect basic elements of employment & data privacy law to payroll;
  • Apply tax law (including national insurance) as appropriate;
  • Provide payroll advice and/or services on one’s own stead and understand what is required to set up such a system on a professional level.
  • Apply essential employment and data protection law.
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.5 hours Core, 20 hours Professional Development.
Get Your Money BackEmployers can get their money back through
€525 will be refunded through the Get Qualified SchemeEmployers applying for the IIS Scheme under the 2nd Call will be eligible to receive a subsidy of €25.85 per trainee per hour in the case of training costs

Detailed Time Table

Session 01 – Introduction to Payroll – Monday, 14 October 2024

Session 02 – Starting Payroll for Local & Foreign Employees – Monday, 21 October 2024

Session 03 – GDPR & Payroll Implications – Monday, 28 Octoner 2024

Session 04 – Employment Law & the Various Entitlements: Part 1 – Monday, 4 November 2024

Session 05 – Employment Law & the Various Entitlements: Part 2 – Monday, 11 November 2024

Session 06 – Tax & National Insurance: Part 1 – Monday, 18 November 2024

Session 07 – Tax & National Insurance: Part 2 – Monday, 25 November 2024

Session 08 – Payroll Calculations & the Working Time Regulations – Monday, 2 December 2024

Session 09 – Hands-On: Payroll A-Z Practicals – Monday, 9 December 2024

Session 10 – Social Security, Benefits, Pensions and more – Monday, 16 December 2024

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