FC Training's Career-Boosting Bookkeeping & Payroll Courses

Bookkeeping & Payroll Training Course

  • 2 - 4 Months
  • 35 Sessions
  • Full Time / Part Time

Payroll training focuses on making you a payroll guru. You should not only be able to calculate and carry out payroll processes using software like Sage payroll, Xero payroll, QuickBooks payroll but also be able to calculate complex NI contributions by using your good old calculator and technical knowledge.

Course Overview

The complete course focuses on two important aspects of first level job roles in Accounting:

Bookkeeping including VAT Calculations


Bookkeeping focuses on recording and processing daily financial transactions such as purchases, expenses, sales, and receipts. This is a record-keeping activity that is the basis of all the financial reports that are done in Bookkeeping. It is very important to keep an up to date, accurate and true record of all the transactions which is provided in this training course. The use of different accounting software like Sage, QuickBooks, Xero and excel spreadsheets to record these transactions and get your hands-on practical training in and accounting environment. Having practical experience in the accounting software's and being qualified in these is an important step towards a job placement as a bookkeeper.

Our Payroll course is ideal for those who are new to it and require training on the fundamental elements of payroll processing such as setting up employees, processing payslips, maintaining statutory payments, submission of RTI and calculating deductions from pay using the payroll accounting software like SAGE, XERO, and QuickBooks. You will also be learning rules around Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme. This course provides a good working knowledge of the different bookkeeping and payroll methodologies. Our unique approach of blending the important theoretical concepts and practical skills give you an enormous competitive advantage in your quest for job placement.

Suitable For

The course is suited for aspiring bookkeepers, and anyone who wants to start a career in accounting.

New entrants into accounting sector

Learners pursuing accounting qualification

Candidates with overseas experience


CPD Certificate

Accountancy Practice Certificate

IAB Certificate

Xero Advisor Certificate

Course Content

You have option of learning any of the following Accounting Software's:

Sage 2017 v24







VT Software

Free Agent


Industries Covered

The training is provided with the relevant industries listed below:




Dental Clinics

Online Business



Medical Surgeries

Architect & More

Course Modules

In the past few years, there has been a lot of changes being done by HMRC in rules around submission and processing payroll. The new rules RTI submissions and Auto enrolment pension scheme have brought the payroll skills into light.

There are two software used for the payroll training at Future Connect training:

Sage Payroll

Bright pay payroll software

The Trainees are going to cover the following:

Our trainees come from different academic backgrounds and it is important to collate all the information into a detailed workshop session to bring all the trainees at one page. The workshop includes an introduction to all the HMRC forms, technical aspects, important dates, tax codes and year-end adjustments. It also includes a reference to HMRC website for more up to date knowledge.

The payroll training starts with a complete introduction of various computerised options to assist with the payroll function. The introduction includes setting up employee records, managing the pay elements, deductions, overtime and statutory payment rules. The introduction also includes a detailed look at the P11d forms.

The software are very intelligent and detailed in there functionality. You can tailor them to every detail you want. This is where the Payroll training becomes interesting, you learn how to set up the company pension schemes, statutory payment rules and holiday schemes specific to your company or sector.

Setting up the employees, processing pay elements, setting up the hourly, weekly or monthly pay rates. Generating the payslips and summary reports.

The course covers the requirements of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP); Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) and Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) to ensure you’re working with legislation.

The basics of adding and removing people from the system, looking at the documentation required when people join and leave the business.

Understand the commitments of RTI for employee PAYE and ensure you are working to the government guidelines.

Pre and Post Update reports and backups.

See how to log these and how to incorporate voluntary deductions and student loan payments into payroll systems.

This covers a number of different payments a business is required to make to HMRC, looking at the requirements, process and legalities of fulfilling this.

See how SAGE Payroll can help you calculate the cost of wages through its automated systems.

See how to submit accounting information and make payments online.

Skills You Will Gain

The students will acquire following set of skills after completing this Bookkeeping & Payroll Training Course.


Sales Day Book

Purchase Day Book

Credit Notes

Debtor / Creditor Reconciliation

Petty Cash Reconciliation

Bank Reconciliation

VAT Calculation

VAT Adjustment


Employee Records

Payments and Deduction

Basic Pension Schemes

Pay Elements & Company Reports

Statutory Payments

Generating Payslips

FPS, EPS , RTI Submissions

Setting up Starters & Leavers

P32 and HMRC Submissions

Career Path

Sales Ledger Clerk

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Account Receivable Clerk

Account Payable Clerk

VAT Administrator


Payroll Administrator

Work Placement Structure

After finishing your certification, you will be given a chance of guaranteed work placement at one of our offices or at our external client’s offices. The duration depends upon the training course you have opted with us.

Bookkeeping Payroll Training
This course includes:
  • 150 hours of Training
  • Complete Payroll understanding
  • Manual calculation of SSP, SMP, SAP and more
  • IFA Endorsed Certificate of completion
  • CV and Recruitment support
  • Offices available in Finchley, Harrow, Hounslow, Mile End, Corydon, Birmingham and Manchester
  • Free AAT Level 2 Included
  • Fully flexible structure – On Demand Training
  • One on One Individual Training
  • Sage , Xero , QuickBooks and Adv .Excel for Bookkeeping
  • Sage Payroll, Bright Pay ,Xero and Qb Payroll
  • In-class, Online and Live Online options to train
  • Access on Mobile and TV

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