Course Title: Process payroll

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2009

Course Code: ACCT5268C

Course Title: Process payroll

School: 650T TAFE Business

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4169 - Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting)

Course Contact : Callie Harvey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5772

Course Contact Email:callie.harvey@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to process payroll from provided data using a manual payroll system.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBFIA302A Process payroll


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

In order to achieve the technical knowledge covered in the Performance Criteria, students will participate in the following activities:
• Attend and prepare notes during scheduled classes.
• Participate in class discussions.
• Research using internet, prescribed text and/or recommended references.
• Access materials online
• Prepare out of class answers to class exercises involving theory based tasks, problem solving tasks, case studies/simulations or multiple choice questions.
• Complete required assessment task.

Use MYOB for computerised processing of Payroll


The inclusion of the Employability Skills in the training packages represents the progress of competency based training into a system which aims to develop the full range of transferable skills, attitudes and behaviour required for successful participation in the workplace.

These include:
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Problem solving
• Technology
• Planning and Organising
• Initiative and Enterprise
• Self-Management
• Learning

The learning activities and assessment tasks are designed to develop these employability skills in conjunction with the technical skills.


Teaching Schedule

WEEK

WEEK

BEGINNING

TOPICCOMPETENCY
1412/10/09

 Payroll calculation of Gross Wages and PAYG Deductions

 BSBFIA302A/01 – Record Payroll Data

1519/10/09 Payroll Preparation BSBFIA302A/01 – Record Payroll Data
BSBFIA302A/02 – Prepare Payroll
1626/10/09 Payroll Preparation, document completion and filing, and payment including deductions BSBFIA302A/01 – Record Payroll Data
BSBFIA302A/02 – Prepare Payroll

BSBFIA302A/03 – Handle Payroll Enquiries
172/11/09

 Process Payroll

TEST

 BSBFIA302A/01 – Record Payroll Data
BSBFIA302A/02 – Prepare Payroll

BSBFIA302A/03 – Handle Payroll Enquiries
189/11/09

 RETESTS

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

TAFE Accounting: To Trial Balance, 9th Edition, 2007, Mroczkowski, Fleay, Poustie, and Yates. Thomson

0170128792


References

Computer Accounting: A Systematic Approach, Version 18, 2009, Sutherland Pearson Education Australia

9781442504530


Other Resources

Useful Websites
The RMIT Library: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library   This website is a useful resource for assessment tasks.

 Learning Lab
http://www.dlsweb.rmit.edu.au/lsu    This is a learning and study skills site developed by the Learning Skills Unit offering online interactive tutorials, printable handouts and an email learning query service. The site is designed to assist students develop the capabilities for tertiary studies.


Australian Tax Office: www.ato.gov.au


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical tests, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice and presentation of a portfolio of evidence.

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. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.


Assessment Tasks


TEST
Week  17
Assessment for manual payroll. Test takes place during class time.

This assessment addresses competency elements:
BSBFIA302A/01 – Record Payroll Data
BSBFIA302A/02 – Prepare Payroll

BSBFIA302A/03 – Handle Payroll Enquiries
Employability Skills - Planning and Organising, Self-Management

The computerised component is assessed as Task 4 of COSC5939C - Set Up and Operate A Computerised Accounting System


Assessment Matrix

 Manual Processing TESTComputerised TASK 4Retest
BSBFIA302A/01
Record Payroll Data
     XYesYes
BSBFIA302A/02
Prepare Payroll

     XYesYes
BSBFIA302A/03
Handle Payroll Enquiries
  Yes
Employability Skills      X Yes

Other Information

Teacher Contact
Out of class communication to all students will occur using the RMIT student email. It is essential to check your email prior to attending each class.
Consultation times will be made available to you in the first week of classes.
Consultation times may also be arranged via email.

Self Managed Learning
Students will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times. Exercises are provided to the students to facilitate their learning in a self-paced manner and form part of the overall achievement of the competencies in this course.
Students are reminded that they are expected to spend an equal amount of time outside of class, furthering their understanding of the concepts being taught, as they do in class, to be deemed competent in this course.

Course Evaluation and Feedback
You will receive ongoing feedback on your progress in the course. Feedback on assessment will be given in a timely manner. You will be informed about how to improve your performance in the competency/course and what you need to do to be deemed competent or to gain a pass in the assessment.
Feedback on the course itself is welcome at any time to the class Teacher, Course Coordinator or Program Coordinator. Periodic Course Evaluation Surveys are also conducted.

Employability skills
Are the non-technical skills and competencies that are an important part of effective and successful participation in the workplace.
Their inclusion in the training packages represents the progress of competency based training into a system which aims to develop the full range of transferable skills, attitudes and behaviour required for successful participation in the workplace.
These include:
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Problem solving
• Technology
• Planning and Organising
• Initiative and Enterprise
• Self-Management
• Learning


Special Consideration
Special Consideration is a process that enables the University to take account of unexpected circumstances such as illness, injury or bereavement that affect a student’s performance in assessment. Special Consideration can be applied for to obtain:
a) Alternative Assessment
b) Extension of Time
c) Equitable Assessment Arrangement
d) Deferred Assessment

You may apply for special consideration up to and no later than 48 hours (2 working days) after the due date for assessment. Forms are available from BTS Reception on Level 13 or from http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/forms

Grounds for special Consideration may include illness, accident, bereavement, hardship/trauma. All supporting documentation must be included with your application. Completed forms must be addressed submitted to the Hub on Level 4 Building 108. Further information can be accessed from http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration

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