Course Title: Process payroll

Part A: Course Overview

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


Course Contact: Callie Harvey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5772

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBFIA302A Process payroll


1. Record payroll data

2. Prepare payroll

3. Handle payroll enquiries

Learning Outcomes

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.