Course Title: Process Payroll

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 034202

Program: C5178

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


Learning Networks


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Lucy Cicero

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5458

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

This Unit of Competency is taught in conjunction with:
FNSACCT401A Process business tax requirements [ACCT5194C]

National Competency Codes and Titles


Process Payroll


Handle payroll enquiries

Prepare payroll

Record payroll data

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

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.