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Certificate in Xero Payroll

Course Name: Certificate in Xero Payroll

Provider: The Career Academy

Level: Certificate

Delivery Method: Online

Course Overview

Become Xero Payroll Certified and get payroll right the first time! Learn to use the Xero Payroll module with our accredited online course. You’ll learn to connect your payroll to your accounting system, saving time and stress managing your payroll and PAYG returns.

Increase your competence and skills and become Xero Payroll Certified. 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.

This course is designed for: Small business owners or anyone who manages the payroll function for a business, Job seekers who desire a payroll position.

Course Modules

  • Setting up Xero Payroll including creating payroll calendars and holiday groups.
  • Adding payroll items including earning rates, deduction rates and leave types.
  • Dealing with superannuation
  • Employee management including setting up new employees, annual leave and holiday pay calculations
  • Employee time recording including timesheets, templates and pay adjustments
  • Processing and approving pay runs including unscheduled pay runs and posting
  • Annual employee payment summaries for the Australian Tax Office
  • Customising payroll reports and payslips


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


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


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