Course Title: Manage payroll
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2013
Course Code: ACCT5270C
Course Title: Manage payroll
School: 650T TAFE Business
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5221 - Diploma of Business Administration
Course Contact : Sylvia Baroutis
Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 5469
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and monitor security procedures for managing organisational payroll services and to calculate and process salary payments, group taxation and related payments.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBFIM502A Manage payroll
Prepare payroll data
Use nominated industrial awards, contracts and government legislation to calculate gross pay and annual salaries
Calculate statutory and voluntary deductions using government and employee documentation
Provide payroll data to payroll processor for calculation with designated timelines
Administer salary records
Process declaration forms for new and existing employees in accordance with Australian Taxation Office requirements
Forward periodic deductions to nominated creditors within designated timelines
Prepare and despatch payments to government authorities accurately and in accordance with the relevant government legislation
Calculate and transcribe group tax amounts and make payments in accordance with taxation procedures
Prepare and reconcile employee group certificate amounts from salary records
Authorise payment of salaries
Check payroll and authorise salaries and wages for payment in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
Reconcile salaries, wages and deductions in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
Deal with salary, wage and related enquiries in accordance with organisational policy and procedures
Establish procedures for management of payroll
Establish security procedures that ensure the confidentiality and security of payroll information
Ensure procedures guarantee substantiation of claims for allowances
EStablish control measures to safeguard organisation's financial resources in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements
EStablish systems to ensure that statutory obligations are met and records are kept for the period determined by government legislation
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities will include class and group discussions, exercises and ’hands-on’ computer activities in relation to MYOB and payroll management.
Introduction to course
|2||Setting up payroll|
Activity - Unit 3 - Student textbook
Activity - Unit 3 - Student textbook
|4||Completion of setup of employees|
Activity - Unit 3 - Student textbook
|5||Processing the payroll|
Activity - Unit 4 - Student textbook
Activity - Unit 5 - Student textbook
Activity - Unit 5 Student textbook
Portfolio due (Part 1)
Activity - Unit 6 Student textbook
|9||Other payroll issues|
Long service leave
Activities Units 7/8/9 Student textbook
|10||Other payroll issues (contd)|
Activity Unit 8/9
|11||Paryoll exercise||Assessment 2 -
|12||Revision - Payroll exercise|
|13||Assessment|| Assessment 3
- Final Assessment
|14||Special consideration assessments|
A Step by Step Approach to Manage Payroll MYOB AccountRight Plus v19, Brown, M, Software Publications Pty Ltd
Overview of Assessment
Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including in-class exercises, problem-solving exercises, assignments, group or individual projects, presentations and written or practical tests, as well as homework activities.
Other activities may be workplace-based or simulated work practices. These may include the production of technical requirements documents, direct observation of workplace practices and the presentation of a portfolio of evidence. This portfolio may include documents, photographs, video and/or audio files.
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.
Assessments are based on the prescribed text - A Step by Step Approach to Manage Payroll MYOB AccountRight Plus v19, Brown, M. Software Publications Pty Ltd, Sydney.
Assessment 1 - Portfolio of Evidence (Due weekly)
Students should complete set exercises as set out in the Teaching Schedule. These should be shown to your teacher in class on a weekly basis who will provide ongoing feedback. You should collate the exercises in a ’Portfolio of Evidence’.
Assessment 2 - In class Revision Exercise (Due Week 11)
This assessment will be held in a supervised class setting. It will be an ’open book’ case-study assessment on a range of payroll topics when you will demonstrate your competency in the elements using the computer package MYOB.
Assessment 3 - Final Assessment (Due Week 13)
This assessment will be held in a supervised class setting. It will be an ’open-book’ case study assessment on a range of payroll topics when yhou will demonstrate your competency in the elements using the computer package MYOB.
Students must pass all assessments to be competent in this course.
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. Forms are available from
http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/forms. Further information can be accessed from
Variations to Assessment
A change will not be made to the form or forms of assessment as detailed in the Course Guide unless:
1. the students enrolled in that course have received notice in writing of the proposed change; and
2. the change is approved by the Head of School and not less than 70% of the students enrolled in that course.
You are entitled to appeal assessment results. Refer to RMIT Policy - Appeal Against Assessment Result available at http://www.rmit.edu.au/governance/policies in the Teaching and learning Policy area.
Students are required to attempt all assessments and be rated as competent against all performance criteria to pass the course.
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
RMIT University recognises nationally accredited or endoresed qualifications and statement of attainment issued to the student by other Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s). Also, RMIT provides credit for work experience or other forms of life experience that match the learning outcomes/competencies of RMIT courses. You must provide evidence that is current, relevant, valid and verifiable that your experience matches the learning outcomes/competencies of the relevant course for which you are seeking credit. This evidence may include formal qualifications (certificates etc); work samples, references; documents, etc. Please speak to your teacher before applying.
To apply, you should obtain an RPL Information Sheet. Forms are available on the RMIT website at http://www.rmit.edu.au/student-records/studentforms. You should complete the appropriate form (RPL and/or Credit Transfer), attach the relevant supporting documentation and submit the form to your facilitator for this unit.
Marking Guide (competency):
Vocational Education and Training (VET) is based on current industry needs and the focus on preparing you for the workplace. Because VET courses are informed by practical application of knowledge and skills, they are based on a system known as ’competency based training’ (CBT). So when you are assessed in VET it is about whether you are competent to do the job, as well as having a firm grasp on the knowledge and skills required to do that job, as opposed to traditional curriculum based education settings that are often based on knowledge retention. You need to demonstrate you are competent in each element of the unit of competency you are studying. You will receive feedback on each assessment task that will inform you whether you are competent or not and how well you are performing. Once competent in all elements of the unit you receive a competency grading.
Please refer to the Final Grades table below:
Marking Guide (Grading)
Each assessment task is marked as Competent or Not Yet Competent but not graded until achieving competency across the assessment tasks. We then grade your performancein the unit; this gives you the opportunity to have the level of your performance formally recognized against industry standards and employability skills.
The grading is according to the following criteria:
1. Level of independence, initiative, enterprise and performance of work task
We are looking for a high level of ability to complete all tasks independently as per the specifications as well as demonstrating a high level of initiative in your approach to managing payroll.
2. Demonstrated breadth of underpinning knowledge and a willingness to continue learning
We are looking for depth of understanding of the key concepts and knowledge required in managing payroll. You should be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of all applicable principles for managing payroll in all the assessment tasks.
3. Techniques & processes, technology skills and problem solving
We are looking for appropriate use of technology to assist in managing payroll. You alsio need to show an understanding of the kinds of problems that can arise in managing payroll in a workplace with people and how these might be addressed.
4. Work organisation, planning and self management
We expect to see ongoing demonstration of an ability to plan your time (both in and outside of class) in order to produce the required work, together with timely submission of all required assessment tasks.
5. Communication, people networking, language and interpersonal skills and teamwork
We expect to see contributions to relevant class discussions and/or group discussions.
FINAL GRADES TABLE:
CHD Competent with High Distrinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
|1. Establish procedures for the management of payroll||2. Prepare payroll data||3. Authorise payment of salaries||Administer salary records||Underpinning skills||Underpinning knowledge|
|Assessment 1 - Portfolio||X||X||X||X||X|
|Assessment 2 - In class Revision||X||X||X||X||X|
|Assessment 3 - Final Assessment||X||X||X||X||X|
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