Sage Payroll Training Level 3

Who is it for?

  • Those who already have some payroll experience and who wish to acquire further skills and knowledge required of Payroll Administrators.
  • Those candidates who already hold a level 2 Payroll qualification
  • Those who are already employed in payroll or allied roles and who wish to enhance their firm foundation and the knowledge and skills to perform some advanced routine and non-routine tasks using a computerised payroll package.
  • Those who may wish to continue to a higher level of study in payroll and related subjects and qualifications.

What support is available?

  • High quality scenario based course materials
  • Tutorial support
  • Student Discount with NUS card*
  • Specialist Career Management service

*Terms Apply


2 Weeks

Payroll Study Options

Classroom Based – We offer Daytime/Weekend sessions for Sage Payroll Training Course in London.

If you prefer Online or Distance Learning, then you may consider Sage Payroll Fast Track option.

When can I start?

You can enrol at any time any time of the year subject to availability.

Are there any requirements?

Reasonable knowledge of Sage Payroll is required (Equivalent to Level 2). There are no other formal entry requirements for this course. We recommend that you have basic English and IT skills to complete the course successfully.

Payroll Certification

You will receive a CPD Completion Certificate from Osborne Training once you finish the course.

What skills will I gain?

The Sage Computerised Payroll Level 3 will teach you :

  • Advanced processing of the payroll for employees
  • Preparation and use of period end
  • preparation of internal reports
  • Maintaining accuracy, security and data integrity in performing payroll tasks.
  • Deductions – Pension schemes and pension contributions
  • Processing the payroll –complex income tax issues
  • Payroll Giving Scheme processing
  • Processing Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP)
  • Advanced Income tax implications for company pension schemes
  • Student Loan repayments
  • Processing Holiday Payments
  • Processing Car Benefit on to the Payroll System
  • Attachment of Earnings Orders & Deductions from Earnings Orders
  • Leavers with complex issues
  • Advanced processing of statutory additions and deductions
  • Recovery of statutory additions payments – from HMRC
  • Completing the processing of the payroll
  • Complex Reports and payments due to HMRC
  • Cost Centre Analysis
  • Advanced, routine and complex payroll tasks
  • Calculation of complex gross pay


As Osborne Training is a Sage (UK) Approved training provider, you could gain the following qualification provided that you book and register for exam and pass the exam successfully:

  • Sage 50c Computerised Payroll Course (Level 3)

The exam is conducted online through Sage (UK).

Exam Fees Per assessment or per level including Registration: £175.

Once you book the exam, you get access to Sage Qualifications online Portal for 6 months with additional practice materials. You can attempt to complete the online exam any time within that 6 months. Once completed, you get the digital certificate direct from Sage (UK).

Benefits for Trainees

Sage Computerised Payroll Qualifications open new doors to exciting careers, as well as extending payroll skills if you are currently employed

  • Start your own payroll bureau
  • Work in small businesses
  • A payroll career can lead to great things
  • Update your knowledge of Sage payroll
  • Improve your employability prospects
  • A career path into payroll
  • Ideal Continuing Professional Development course
  • Gain a skill to boost your CV
  • Start your training immediately without having to wait for the new term to begin
  • Access to Career Hub for 3 Months (Find More)

What jobs are suitable?

  • Payroll Manager
  • Payroll Director
  • Payroll Consultant
  • Senior Payroll Advisor

In these roles, you could earn on average more than £42,000 annually (source: Reed Salary Checker, UK Only).

Payroll Training Fees

Course Mode of Study
Classroom Based Online Live Distance Learning
Regular Fee Discounted Fee Regular Fee Discounted Fee Regular Fee Discounted Fee
Sage Payroll-
Level 3
£699 £399

*Discounted Fees are available for Limited Period.

Additional 10% Discount Available for Individuals who are working or worked within the last two years, as a key worker in the following sector:

  • NHS
  • Health and Care
  • Supermarkets
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Security
  • Armed Forces


  1. Evidence of employment is required
  2. Course funding must be by the individual
  3. Discount is not available with any other offer

Please call us to find out the course fees and eligibility on 02036087179 or fill out the “Get Course Information Kit” form on this page. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.


Payroll Fast Track Option

Take economic advantage of the Sage Payroll Fast Track option by combining Sage 50 Payroll Level 1, 2 & 3 courses together. You would also be eligible to receive a Free Tablet PC and a Free Sage 50 Payroll Software.

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