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Our hands-on, interactive training courses are delivered by our PCI qualified lecturers who have extensive and in-depth knowledge of the South African payroll industry.

These courses are also accredited by FASSET, the SETA for Finance, Accounting, Management Consulting and other Financial Services. This allows employers who contribute to Skills Development Levies (SDL), to claim rebates for training their employees receive..

HR and Payroll Training Courses

The Payroll & HR 5 Module Course covers the following:

1 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Basic Software Training:

A fundamental course for every Sage Pastel Payroll & HR user.
Course detail:
In this course we cover installation and registration of the Sage Pastel Payroll software as well as all you need to know about your monthly payroll processing cycle.

  • Getting started with Sage Pastel Payroll.

  • Setting up your company.

  • Setting up employees.

  • Setting up payslips.

  • Processing your Payroll.

  • Batch Transactions.

  • Backups.

  • Reports.


2 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Advanced Software Training:

Ensure that you utilize Sage Pastel Payroll & HR to its full potential.
Course detail:
During the course you will be familiarised with the advanced features of Sage Pastel Payroll as well as the Sage Pastel HR module.
It will cover Advantage features like Multiple Transaction Manager, and also features like importing and exporting Employee Masterfiles, creating new Transactions, Transaction Templates and Formulae.

  • Defining Transaction Templates.

  • Sage Payroll HR Module.


3 - Payroll Administration Training Course:

Everything you need to know about effectively running a compliant payroll office.
Course detail:
This training is aimed at giving you an understanding of basic payroll concepts and legislation affecting the payroll.

  • The Roles & responsibilities of the payroll administrator.

  • Confidentiality & Security.

  • Statutory deadlines.

  • Items forming part of an employee’s payslip.

  • An overview of the Basic Conditions of Employment Act.

  • Wage vs Remuneration.



4 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Tax Training:

Are you taxing your employees correctly?
Course detail:
The Principles of Payroll Tax training will provide you with an understanding of:

  • Legislation relating to payroll tax.

  • Factors that influence the tax calculation of an employee.

  • Taxation rules for different types of employees.

  • Principles and calculation of remuneration.

  • Taxation of various earnings and fringe benefits.

  • Different tax-deductible deductions.

  • Tax treatment for the different types of retirement funds.

  • Taxation of medical aid, and the calculation of employees’ tax.

  • Manually calculate tax for an employee.

  • Calculate & process the provision for the tax on an annual bonus.

  • Understand taxation of various fringe benefits.

  • Process the use of motor vehicle.


5 - Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Problem Solving:

Simple steps on how to become a payroll “do- it- yourself” expert. This comprehensive and practical workshop will provide you with extensive problem solving techniques in respect of Tax, Leave, Reporting and Backups.

This training can be hosted at our office or at yours for both one-on-one or group training.  Our consultants work right next to you answering your questions making sure you can navigate your software or any tricky areas you may need help on.

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