The IPASS Diploma in Payroll Management course has been specifically designed for the needs of Irish payroll managers. This management course is aimed at providing payroll managers with the skills necessary to manage a payroll department. Candidates will be provided with a stimulating and intellectually challenging management development programme along with a thorough education in the concepts and techniques of management specially adapted for the payroll environment. Successful candidates at this level will be able to display to their employers a proven knowledge of their professionalism and competence at an advanced level and they will have acquired a professional qualification which will enhance their career prospects and improve confidence and self esteem in their chosen career.
The Diploma course builds on previous learning acquired while studying the Certified Payroll Technician course. Only students who have successfully completed the IPASS Certified Payroll Technician can enrol in this course.
This course is available through a mixture of home based and classroom based learning. There are 4 modules and students are required to attend classes for two full days in each of the 4 modules. Classes are held on Saturday. The classroom course is currently available in a number of locations throughout the country.
The 4 modules of the Diploma in Payroll Management are as follows:
1) Management Skills and Processes for the Payroll Manager
2) Employment Law Issues in the Payroll Environment
3) Advanced Income Tax and Social Welfare Practice
4) Payroll Management in an IT Environment