SACOB SC Payroll Practices


If you’re completely new to payroll or want to enhance your skill set, this short course offers the opportunity for you to gain an insight into the applicable statutory regulations and operational principles behind the processing of payroll practices. Furthermore, students will gain knowledge on how to prepare accounts-related payroll, computerize the payroll process, and complete tax returns. If you are wanting to start a career as Payroll Clerk or Payroll Administrator, this is the ideal course for you.

SACOB Short Courses are not accredited and are intended to offer you knowledge and skills in a particular field and is a non-credit bearing short course.


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This course can train you to be competent in completing the monthly payroll function. It focuses on employee and payroll records, statutory registrations and the Basic Conditions of Employment Act. It is also a thorough study of employees? tax, interactions with SARS, and computerised payroll.

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This is a SACOB Short Learning Programme or Short Course.


Plan, organise, implement, monitor and work within the payroll environment
Record and validate input variations on employee records
Basic conditions of employment
Statutory registrations
Complete PAYE documents
Computerised payroll
Monthly SARS returns and eFiling


Certificate of Completion of a SACOB Payroll Practices Short Course.


This Short course can qualify you for an advantage in studying in the field of Payroll, and can make you eligible to take on more bookkeeping and accounting responsibilities in your current position.


This course is suited for anyone who is wanting to gain knowledge and understanding within the field. There are no specific entrance requirements.


10 weeks


Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums


Self-assessment quizzes
Timed Quiz 1
Written assignment
Timed Quiz 2

What's next

You are now eligible to further your studies and sharpen your skills with more short courses or take it a level up and go for a professional body certification to build onto these vital skills.

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