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York College


The introduction to payroll course is ideal for those new to payroll that wish to have an overview of the fundamental elements of payroll processing, such as calculating deductions from pay.

Entry Requirements


Dates and Times

We are hoping to run this course again in 2019. For more information please email the InfoZone on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call them on 09104 770770.



Course Content

It will provide an overview of:

  • Introduction
  • Basic payroll obligations
  • The gross to net process
  • Earnings
  • Deductions
  • Starts and leavers
  • Payrolling benefits
  • HMRC remittances
  • Real-time information (RTI) reporting
  • End of year obligations
  • Penalties and fines

Exams and Assessments

No formal assessment.


After the course, many students progress into AAT Level 2 Foundation Award or Certificate in Accounting.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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