Hands on Payroll Training Courses

Our Payroll Training Courses are hands on and interactive, enabling the trainee to actively take part in step-by-step procedures for each payroll scenario. All lecturers have extensive and in-depth knowledge of the South African payroll industry which ensures the highest standard of training offered.

FASSET SETA Accreditation

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR has been accredited by FASSET, the SETA for Finance, Accounting, Management Consulting and other Financial Services as a Training Delivery and Assessment Site. This allows employers who send their employees on Training at Sage Pastel Payroll & HR and who contribute to Skills Development Levies (SDL), to claim grants pertaining to the Training attended and thus recovering portions of SDL paid.

Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Basic Software Training

A fundamental course for every Sage Pastel Payroll & HR user.

  • How to create your payroll company and ensuring that it is set up correctly the first time round.
  • How to create and link Cost Centers, Pay Points, Job Codes and Occupations
  • How to create employees and maintaining employee data
  • Setting up, adjusting and processing of leave and leave taken.
  • How to set up a payslip for an employee and ensuring that all the statutory transactions are entered.
  • Capturing overtime and other additional payment information.
  • Understanding and changing transactions to suit specific processing requirements.
  • Setting up and processing Electronic Bank Transfers (EFTs).
  • How to print the payslips.
  • Which reports to print at month end.
  • How to amend a payslip in the event that a mistake was made.
  • Making backups of your payroll information.
  • Updating into a new pay period and closing off a month successfully
Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Advanced Software Training

Ensure that you utilize Sage Pastel Payroll & HR to its full potential.

  • Easily Import and Export information.
  • Protect your payroll information by setting up user access rights and passwords.
  • Create new Transaction Templates and formulae for powerful and complex incentive or allowance calculations.
  • How to set up new rates for specialized shift allowances and specific overtime requirements.
  • Utilizing the Batch Transactions facility for multiple transaction input on a single screen i.e. commissions and overtime.
  • Printing reports for previous periods.
  • Learn how to use the powerful Multiple Transaction Manager to affect global transaction changes over multiple selections of employees.
Payroll Administration Training Course

Everything you need to know about effectively running a compliant payroll office.

  • The A to Z on effectively running the Payroll Office.
  • The monthly payroll cycle.
  • All you need to know about the Acts that govern Payroll.
  • Company policy and the responsibility of the Payroll Administrator.
  • Processing terminations correctly.
  • Reconciling earnings and deductions.
  • Producing reports to assist in reconciling tax and performing your own payroll audit.
  • Step-by-step procedures on completing statutory forms and UIF Submissions.
Sage Pastel Payroll & HR Tax Training

Are you taxing your employees correctly?

  • Legislative requirements made simple and explained in detail.
  • Fringe benefits and tax calculations made simple.
  • Understand the factors that influence the tax calculation.
  • Correctly applying directives.
  • How to tax temporary or part-time employees.
  • Calculating tax correctly, the simple way!
  • Correctly calculating tax on an annual bonus or irregular payments.
  • How to accommodate and calculate travel allowances.
  • Performing the SITE and PAYE split.
HR Fundamental Software Training

1) An Introduction to Human Resources:
The Importance of Human Resources.

2) The Recruitment Process:
Defining Occupational Requirements.
Filtering Candidate Applications.

3) The Employment Procedure:
The Employment Contract.
Forms of Employment.
The Induction Process.
The Code of Conduct.
Allocating Company Assets

4) Training & Skills Development:
An Introduction to Career Path Planning.
Identifying Training Needs.
Training According to the Skills Development Act

5) Performance Reviews:
The purpose and conducting of a Performance Review.
Measuring Employee Performance (KPA’s, KPI’s).
Utilising the Performance Review Outcome.

6) Disciplinary Action:
Disciplinary Action according to the Labour Law.
Disciplinary Procedures (Warnings/

7) Termination of Employment:
Voluntary/Involuntary Termination of Employment.
The Notice Period.
The Exit Interview