Payroll training courses

Browse a complete list of all our payroll industry training courses below, or visit the payroll training calendar to view by date.

The CIPP's training course portfolio offers a wide range of courses across many topics and levels; ensuring that whatever your training needs - there will be something to suit you and/or your organisation.

In addition to our public course delivery, we can also provide you with a tailored in-house delivery of most training courses - click here to find out more.

All training course bookings include a six-month membership* of the Institute, offering you continued support.

*if not already a member and limited to one trial per individual. Lunch not provided on half day courses

Canadian payroll

This two-day course is an introduction to the payroll function in Canada.

Devolution issues for Payroll and HR

This course explains how devolution has led to differences in legislation and regulation across the UK, in relation to tax and employment law.

In-house Course, Public Course

Global mobility: key payroll issues

Do you deal with international issues; be it processing the pay for foreign expatriates sent to the UK, or British employees on assignments abroad?

National Minimum Wage and other worker entitlements

Learn about the wider implications of the National Minimum Wage regulations.

Payroll for Scottish employees

Our payroll for Scottish employees course will prepare payroll staff for the upcoming changes.

The Foundation Degree Access Course

This online course prepares those who have completed the Payroll Technician Certificate, or have at least two years experience, who wish to progress to a higher...

In-house Course, Public Course

Payroll and HR legislation update

This course is designed to give delegates an overview of the latest developments in payroll legislation this is an ideal payroll course to attend each year.

In-house Course, Public Course

Irish payroll regulations – basic

Whether you are new to Irish payroll, or have years of experience, you will not find a more comprehensive or useful course.

In-house Course, Public Course

Irish payroll regulations – intermediate

All payroll staff experienced in Irish payroll who need to supplement and update their knowledge would benefit from this course. Delegates of the Irish basic PA...

General Data Protection Regulation

This course helps delegates understand and prepare for the GDPR changes, including how they affect payroll and HR functions

In-house Course, Public Course

Gender pay gap reporting and HR implications

This course is designed to give delegates details of their responsibilities to meet the mandatory gender pay gap reporting and will cover details of what inform...

In-house Course, Public Course

Apprenticeship levy and funding

This half-day course is designed to introduce delegates to the apprenticeship levy and levy allowance that came into effect April 2017. The course also sets out...

In-house Course, Public Course

Automatic enrolment and pensions for payroll

This course highlights employer's challenges, responsibilities and obligations to all key parties involved with pensions and automatic enrolment, to enable comp...

Channel Islands and Isle of Man

This is essential training for anyone who is responsible for Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man payrolls.

In-house Course, Public Course

Construction Industry Scheme

This course explains the changes to construction industry scheme (CIS) which were introduced in April 2007 and 2015 and the forthcoming changes in 2016 and 2017...

In-house Course, Public Course

Creating a payroll procedures manual

This course is designed for administrators, team leaders or managers who are responsible for processing the payroll and who need to put formally documented proc...

Public Course

Employment status and employment intermediaries

It is important that employers properly identify whether potential and current workers are employed or self-employed and whether they are entitled to work in th...

In-house Course, Public Course

Essential additions to payroll basics

This course is ideal for those wishing to understand the interaction between payroll and other internal and external bodies and deductions that can be taken fro...

Public Course

Holiday pay and leave

This course is aimed at practitioners who need to understand both the legal requirements and the daily practicalities of handling holiday pay and leave consiste...

Public Course

Insight into payroll management

This course is ideal for individuals managing the payroll function 'In-house' or managing service providers. The course will also benefit service delivery manag...

In-house Course, Public Course

Introduction to PAYE and NICs

This one-day training course provides a solid grounding in core payroll skills. It will give you the PAYE and NICs skills necessary for the preparation of manua...

In-house Course, Public Course

Introduction to payroll

The introduction to payroll course is ideal for those new to payroll that require training on the fundamental elements of payroll processing, such as calculatin...

In-house Course, Public Course

Introduction to statutory payments

This course concentrates on the complex rules of SMP, SPP, SAP, SSP and associated leave and contains all recent legislative changes.

Public Course

Overpayment recovery workshop

This workshop explains the legal and practical implications of recovering overpayments and gives clear guidance to ensure that employers are able to minimise di...

In-house Course, Public Course

P11D, expenses and benefits

This payroll course is designed to guide delegates through the complexities of tax and NI rules associated with expenses and benefits.

In-house Course, Public Course

Payroll for non-payroll professionals

This course has been designed specifically for non-payroll personnel including software developers, HR, finance and anyone who needs an insight into payroll adm...

In-house Course, Public Course

Payroll refresher

This course will provide delegates with a refresher on the basic technical calculations and procedures relating to payroll to ensure that their knowledge is up ...

Online Course

Payroll Technician Certificate

Starting with pay as you earn and national insurance contributions this course will equip you with the skills necessary for the preparation of manual payments a...

In-house Course, Public Course

Payrolling benefits and legislation update

This payroll course is designed to introduce delegates to the various statutory changes in the expenses and benefits arena that take effect from April 2016, and...

In-house Course, Public Course

Payroll for educational establishments

This one-day training course is essential for anyone that has to process payroll for education establishments in the UK.

Professional development update: benefits changes and other topics

Update course, aimed at increasing CPD points, covering employment intermediaries and IR35 in the public sector, setting up a PSA and the proposed new rules and...

Professional development update: statutory payments and other topics

Update course to help achieve CPD points covering statutory maternity and statutory sick pay and leave, termination payments and overpayments and recovery.

Professional development update: further challenging topics

Update course to help achieve CPD points covering benefits in kind for a company car, fuel and healthcare, shared parental pay and leave, determining employment...

In-house Course, Public Course

Revision day: Introduction to PAYE and NICs

This revision day provides a chance to gain a greater understanding of PAYE and NICs.

In-house Course, Public Course

Revision day: Introduction to statutory payments

Further your knowledge of the interaction between payroll and other internal and external bodies.

In-house Course, Public Course

Revision day: Essential additions to payroll basics

The day is designed to be a workshop where you will work through a wider number or exercises that are used throughout the day to solidify your learning.

Public Course

RTI and payroll update

This course will enable payroll professionals to ensure their knowledge is up to date with any new or upcoming legislation that will impact the payroll function...

In-house Course, Public Course

Salary sacrifice and other optional remuneration arrangements

This half day course explains the legal and payroll related implications of the planning and introduction of salary sacrifice arrangements; and is ideal for ind...

Public Course

Shared parental leave and pay

This course is aimed at payroll managers, supervisors or individuals who are responsible for either managing or processing company payrolls. It will suit indivi...

Public Course

Statutory payments: update and challenges

This course, designed with our Advisory Service, aims to provide experienced payroll practitioners with an update on the latest changes in the area of child-rel...

Termination payments

This course clarifies what the law is and how to correctly calculate those final payments and stay within the law.

The learning professional course

This learning programme supports those wishing to enrol on higher level qualifications who have not studied for a number of years, or have no academic learning ...

Public Course

US payroll practice essentials

The US payroll practice essentials course teaches fundamental US pay calculations through hands-on exercises and complex pay calculations and concepts.