Managing employees’ remuneration effectively and efficiently will assist in maintaining a happy workforce. A payroll administrator who understands both the systems and the tax law relating to payroll management is a valuable asset for the business.
This professional certificate provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills required to progress their career in payroll tax administration. In this course, you will explore the concepts, principles, and South African legislation applicable to payroll administration. You will learn the practical application of performing the payroll administration function for an employer and the principles impacting payroll taxes.
The course is focused on integrating theory by simulating the real-life world of work and will enable students to advance their career in payroll administration.
Online and flexible learning.
Duration: Six months.
Weekly effort: Four to six hours per week.
The modules in the course curriculum include:
A senior certificate or equivalent qualification or appropriate experience.
On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:
This course is presented as a short learning programme (SLP) by The Tax Faculty (TTF). TTF is recognised as a continuous professional development (CPD) provider by controlling bodies accredited in terms of the Tax Administration Act, 2011 (Act No 28 of 2011), and holds accreditation with the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations as a skills development partner (SDP) under the Skills Development Act, 1998 (Act No 97 of 1998).
Learners are assessed via a number of practical assignments and a final integrated assessment. Successful learners will receive a SLP certificate of competence issued by The Tax Faculty.
In addition, this just-in-time learning programme also qualifies for verifiable Tax CPD.
Student support and online campus
The academic and practical skills component of the qualification is delivered on The Tax Faculty's online iLearnTax Campus.
This will be your virtual campus for the duration of the programme. The course is presented as micro-learning videos, study guides, practice quizzes, discussion forums, practical case studies, assignment briefs and guided presentations on how to master case studies and assignments. Academic lecturers are available on the Q&A portal as they would be in a classroom.
At the beginning of each semester, you'll be presented with the course content plan, a study plan and important assignment dates which are set out at manageable deadlines. This will help you study at your own pace.
In addition, you will be allocated a course consultant who will help you navigate the online campus, support you with your weekly participation and deadlines, and will be able to answer any administrative queries you may have.
Payment option 1: Once-off payment
Total: R13 950.00 (incl. VAT).
Payment option 2: Debit order
Application fee (non-refundable): R450.00 (incl. VAT).
Six instalments: R2 550.00 per month (incl. VAT).
Total: R15 750.00 (incl. VAT).
* First debit order will be collected on course start date. Remaining debit orders will be collected on the first working day of each month.
For all short learning programmes (SLPs) with a seven-month or less rollout period, the following will apply:
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