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Certificate in Xero Payroll

Gain a Certificate in Xero Payroll and get payroll right the first time!

Learn to use the Xero Payroll module with our online course. You’ll learn to connect your payroll to your accounting system, saving time and stress managing your payroll and PAYG returns. The Career Academy sets the standard for online Xero Payroll training. Includes Single Touch Payroll!


  • Get up to six months access to Xero for FREE
  • Developed & delivered in conjunction with Xero
  • The Career Academy is a Xero Approved Education Partner

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Key benefits

    • Learn about Single Touch Payroll
    • Increase your competence and skills and become Xero Payroll Confident
    • Gain employment and improve your career prospects
    • Become your own payroll administrator and save money on payroll fees
    • Work with an experienced tutor and other students to successfully complete your course
    • Developed and Delivered by an ICB Accredited Training Provider
    • This course is accredited by the International Association of Accounting Processionals
    • Receive a FREE 12-month student membership to the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers on completion.
    • The content of this course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service. Gain 10 CPD hours on completion! Click here to view the certificate.
    • Get up to six months access to Xero for FREE
    • Developed & delivered in conjunction with Xero
    • The Career Academy is a Xero Approved Education Partner

Xero Payroll Training Online CPD

This course is designed for

  • Small Business owners or anyone who manages the payroll function within a business
  • Accountants or Job seekers who desire a payroll position
  • Individuals currently in a payroll type role wanting to up skill, and who would like to gain a Xero certificate.

Accredited by ICOES

Xero Payroll Training Online AccreditedICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching.

Developed by Xero Certified Trainers

Xero Payroll Training Online

Course summary

Investment: $395 + GST or from only $25 a week on our interest FREE payment plan!


Assessment: Quizzes and exercises throughout modules 1-8 with a practical assessment after module 8.


Duration: Learn at your own pace, but expect to take 8-10 hours.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.


Certificate information: Receive a Career Academy Certificate in Xero Payroll

Course Modules

  1. Introduction to Xero Online
  2. Setting up Xero Payroll
  3. Managing Payroll Items with Xero
  4. New Employees & Leave Requests with Xero
  5. Pay Templates in Xero
  6. Pay Runs in Xero
  7. Payslips & Payroll Reporting with Xero
  8. Employment Payment Summaries with Xero

This course also covers Single Touch Payroll.

Our students say

★★★★★ “I chose to study with the career academy because It was recommended to me by Xero support staff.Great course and really enjoy the flexibility of being able to do it online at my own pace.” Cindy Weir 


★★★★★ “I could not fault any aspects within this course, easy to follow and understand. It was something that happened to pop up on a news feed on my facebook and I looked further into it and was excited to gain a qualification in XERO as I currently utilise this package at my place of work.” Tracey Bull

The Career Academy is an ICB Accredited Training Provider

Our Online Bookkeeping Courses Are accredited by ICB AUThis course is accredited by the IAAP

Xero Payroll Training Online Accredited

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