Advanced Certificate in Payroll Management

Gain an Advanced Certificate to match your experience, and become a Certified Payroll Practitioner!

  • Gain the Payroll knowledge you need to stand out from the crowd with our accredited Advanced Certificate in Payroll.
  • This advanced online course takes approximately 200 hours to complete and combines six qualifications into one.
  • It will further enhance your payroll skills, enabling you to pursue a career in the payroll sector as a Payroll Manager or Senior Payroll Officer.

View all 6 modules in this course. Get your free course guide now.

Your information is safe with  us.  By submitting this form, you agree to our Privacy Policy

Why Choose Us?

  • Gain an employer recognised Advanced Certificate in Payroll
  • Learn the fundamentals of payroll legislation, payroll software and administration as well as the key aspects of personnel management, and successful leadership
  • Increase your job prospects or move forward in your career
  • Complete your studies online, at your own pace and receive unlimited tutor support

or from $25 week on an Interest FREE payment plan

Course Summary

Investment: $1,795 + GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: Case studies, quizzes, written assessments and practical exercises


Duration:  300 hours. Maximum of twelve months


Start date: Get instant access within 1 business day.


Delivery and support: This course is delivered online with tutor support by phone and email.


This course is designed for: Individuals seeking or currently in a payroll position wanting to move into a senior role or those hoping to hit the ground running in a new career in payroll.


Minimum system requirements: Click here to be directed to the MYOB System Requirements Page, MYOB Payroll is not currently compatible with Apple products.

Covering six comprehensive modules

Introduction to Payroll

Fundamentals of Payroll

Understanding key Business Legislation

Certificate in Xero Payroll

Introduction to Xero Online

Setting up Xero Payroll

Managing Payroll Items with Xero

New Employees & Leave Request with Xero

Pay Templates in Xero

Pay Runs in Xero

Payslips & Payroll Reporting with Xero

Filing Obligations Using Xero

Xero Payroll Assessment

Certificate in MYOB Payroll

Installing MYOB Payroll & Introduction

Setting up an MYOB Payroll File

Setting up Employee Pay Details

Preparing & Processing Pays with MYOB

Managing Leave with MYOB

Preparing Payroll Reports with MYOB

MYOB Payroll Assessment

Certificate in Personnel Management & HR

Human behaviour

Workplace Communications Skill

Workplace Health and Safety

Controlling Operations


Staff Training

Work Teams

Positive Discipline

Grievances and Complaints

Monitoring and Reporting

Certificate in Budgeting & Financial Management

Accounting and Bookkeeping Fundamentals – Accounting Basics

General Journal

General Ledger & The Trial Balance


Adjusting Entries

Financial Statements

Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management

Financial Statement Analysis

Certificate in Leadership & Team Building

Introduction to Leadership

Leadership Qualities

Interpersonal Relationships

Communication Skills

Team Building

Systematic and Lateral Thinking


Download free course guide to view all 6 modules

Accredited by ICOES

ICOES, 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 institutions.

What our students say about this course

Receive Unlimited Support From Experienced Professionals

Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.


Yash (Accounting Tutor)

It was such a challenging journey with The Career Academy. The program that I took was not really as easy as I imagined but they made sure that the students will really understand the course. My favorite tutor was Yash Mittal, his feedback were encouraging and gave me so much inspiration and more determination to finish my course.

Ginneth V


Mitali (Accounting Tutor)

It was really great to work with Career Academy. The tutors helped me finish the course in a reasonably short time. I am proud of my achievement and am probably continuing my studies at a career academy. Thank you all my tutors:Tracy, Eden, Mitali, Bhavic 



Upnesh (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Upnesh Prasad for your colorful and positive feedback.
This gave me a fresh boost for further study.



Sumit (Accounting Tutor)

I love my bookkeeper course. It's so easy to navigate through. The teachers are amazing! They give you the motivation to reach your next module, special thanks to Sumit Sahi, his support was essential to make me feel confidence from the beginning to the end! I hardly recommend this course if you seeking to improve your Bookkeeping skills.

Caro C


Bhavik (Accounting Tutor)

Very good tutor support, thank you Bhavik Daya!
My first assignment was assessed very promptly and with very well explained errors and where I needed to reinforce my knowledge.
I got some good energy for further study.



Blessing (Accounting Tutor)

I am enjoying my course. Blessing helps me when I need help. Overall I would recommend others to study with The Career Academy and would do future studies.

Monuina L


Bethan (Accounting Tutor)

I have received a few feedbacks from my tutors since now and must admit the best and the most motivating was from Bethan Hart. Bethan very carefully and deeply analyzed and summarize my work, giving me wonderful and encouraging words at the end. Her positive attitude really motivated me to keep my online study and convinced to work even harder. Maria K.

Maria K


Tracey (Accounting Tutor)

Thank you Tracey Annan for your objective grade on my Myob payroll assignment. I can learn from my mistakes. I think it’s good to do something wrong so we can study more closely and learn more.



Tracey (Accounting Tutor)

I am satisfied with the quality of the course and specially with the tutor Awais Khan who is helping me.


Ines N


Ridge (Accounting Tutor)

I enjoyed studying with the Career Academy for an Advanced Certificate in MYOB.The content was easy to understand and the instructions easy to follow as well.The timely response from tutors was exceptional,the help i received from my tutor Ridge Selvaraj was incredible,he was always helpful and even when l asked for explanations regarding the assessments his response was always clear and precise.Thank you for your assistance


Want to know more about this course?

Complete this form & learn about:

Pricing and payment options

Course information

Compare other related courses

Receive a FREE course consultation

Everything you need to know before enrolling!

By submitting this form, you agree to our Privacy Policy