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Sage Pastel Payroll Administration  

After completing this Sage Pastel Payroll Administration course you will have all the knowledge and  skills you need to process your payroll effectively and efficiently in order for your business to get the optimal return from your payroll software. Sage Pastel Payroll’s training programs are accredited by FASSET.


R11100.00 per person Incl VAT

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.


5 Days (08:30 - 16:00)


Grade 10: Literacy and Numeracy, Computer Literacy.

Delivery Method:

In Class
Reach your full potential through our instructor led classes combined with interactive lessons, practical assignments and in field experience.


On Site & Group Bookings
Our on-site training option brings world-class Learnfast training to your site or a convenient nearby location. On-site training saves money by eliminating travel and hotel expenses. Do you have 3 or more people to book? We can offer customized and well priced solutions for group bookings. 


Day 1:  Everything you need to know about effectively running a complaint payroll office!

  • The A to Z on effectively running the Payroll Office.
  • The monthly payroll cycle.
  • All you need to know about the Acts that govern Payroll.
  • Company policy and the responsibility of the Payroll Administrator.
  • Processing terminations correctly.
  • Reconciling earnings and deductions.
  • Producing reports to assist in reconciling tax and performing your own payroll audit.
  • Step-by-step procedures on completing statutory forms and UIF submissions.

Day 2: A Fundamental course for every Sage Pastel Payroll user!

  • How to create your payroll company and ensuring that it is set up correctly the first time round.
  • How to create and link Cost Centers, Pay Points, Job Codes and Occupations.
  • How to create employees and maintaining employees data.
  • Setting up, adjusting and processing of leave and leave taken.
  • How to set up a payslip for employee and ensuring that all the statutory transactions are entered.
  • Capturing overtime and other additional payment information.
  • Understanding and changing transactions to suit specific processing requirements.
  • Setting up and processing Electronic Bank Transfers (EFTs)
  • How to print the payslips.
  • Which reports to print at month end?
  • How to amend a payslip in the event that a mistake was made.
  • Making backups of your payroll information.
  • Updating into a new pay period and closing off a month successfully.

Day 3: Ensure that your utilize Sage Pastel Payroll to its full potential!

  • Easily import and Export information.
  • Protect your payroll information by setting up user access rights and passwords.
  • Create new Transaction Templates and formulae for powerful and complex incentive or allowance 
  • calculations.
  • How to set up new rates for specialized shift allowances and specific overtime requirements.
  • Utilising the Batch Transactions facility for multi transactions input on a single screen i.e.     
  • commisions and overtime.
  • Printing reports for previous periods.
  • Learn how to use the powerful Multiple Transaction Manager to affect global transaction
  • change over multiple selections of employees.

Day 4: Are you taxing your employees correctly?

  • Legislative requirements made simple and explained in details.
  • Fringe benefits and tax calculations made simple.
  • Understand the factors that influence the tax calculation.
  • Correctly applying directives.
  • How to tax temporary or part-time employees.
  • Calculating tax correctly, the simple way!
  • Correctly calculating tax on an annual bonus or irregular payments.
  • How to accommodate and calculate travel allowances.
  • Performing the SITE and PAYE split.

Day 5: Simple steps on how to become a payroll “do-it-yourself” expert!

  • Payroll Tax
    • Identifying tax discrepancies.
    • Evaluating Sage Payroll tax parameters.
    • Sage Payroll tax tips for the “do-it-yourself” expert.
  • Leave
    • How to make leave adjustments.
    • Loading year-to-date leave information.
  • Sage Payroll Reporting
    • How to utilize Sage Payroll reports for problems solving purposes.
    • Using the monthly analysis report for Sage Payroll auditing purposes
  • Backups
    • Common mistakes while making backups.
    • How to successfully restore and backup.
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Sandton, Johannesburg
25 May 2017
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Sandton, Johannesburg
myWay Mentored Learning
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Centurion, Pretoria
11 May 2017
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Centurion, Pretoria
myWay Mentored Learning
12 May 2017
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