Course Title: Process Payroll

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4169

Course Title: Process Payroll

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009

Course Contact: Laurine Symington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5484

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers processing of payroll from provided data in manual or computerised payroll systems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADM308A Process Payroll


1. Record payroll data

2. Prepare payroll

3. Handle payroll queries

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Unit of competence students should have the knowledga and skills to create a correct payroll both manually and computerised with correct calculations of allowances and deductions.  This should be timely and in accordance with the organisations policies and procedures and the relevant awards and agreements.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of current taxation requirements in relation to businesses and individuals. A range of assessment methods will be used including class exercises (which will include practical problem solving exercises), test, assignment and group project, these assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.