Professional Accountancy Tutors
Professional Accountancy Tutors

IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll (QCF)

The IAB Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll is part of the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF), which became fully operational in September 2010.


About the course:


The IAB Level 2 in Computerised Payroll course offers a further study into payroll record keeping within a computerised payroll system. It gives candidates necessary skills to carry ut a range of basic day-to-day computerised payroll routines:

  • Entry of payroll transactions
  • Setting up company and employee information
  • Processing weekly and/or monthly payrolls

The course will assess the candidates' understanding of the importance of maintaining accuracy, security and data integrity in performing any payroll tasks using commercial software for computerised payroll systems. It will enable them to progress in their learning to further develop their knowledge, understanding and skills of dealing with payroll transactions.


Entry requirements:


There are no formal entry requirements for the IAB Level 2 Award inComputerised Payroll (QCF). However, it is recommended that before commencing this course, the prospective learner will already have basic skills in numeracy, information technology and literacy.


The Level 2 qualification is designed for the following candidates:

  • Those who have achieved the IAB Level 1 Certificate/Award in Computerised Payroll
  • Those who are new to working in payroll but have some previous general knowledge of payroll procedures
  • Those who have previously worked in payroll and have not received a qualification or who wish to return to working in payroll and need to update their knowledge
  • Those who are already employed in payroll processing and who wish to ensure that they have both a firm foundation and the knowledge and skills to perform some non-routine computerised payroll tasks




The IAB will provide all assessment material. The units fot this qualification are assessed as follows:

  1. Computerised payroll theoty   -   Knowledge test
  2. Computerised payroll skills     - Examination

To successfully complete the qualification the candidates must pass the above mandatory elemens of assessment. The minimum levels of achievement for each unit is set at 70%.




On successful completion of the two mandatory units listed above, the learner will receive an IAB certificate to confirm the achievement of the Level 2 Award in Computerised Payroll (QCF).




Tuition fees   -   £550

IAB registration & examination fees   -   £75

AAT Courses Starting

in May 2017

 Level 2 Fast Track: Bookkeeping Transactions and Bookkeeping Controls

 Level 4: Personal Tax



 AAT Student Survey

March 2017


PAT scored 9.5 out of 10 for teaching quality, guidance and support.


the centre is to be congratulated for excellent student survey results"


AAT External Verification Report




Contact us today!

Print Print | Sitemap
© Professional Accountancy Tutors