Payroll course comparision

 

We regularly get asked what are the differences are between the Certificate IV in Payroll Administration, the Diploma of Payroll Management and the TAPS Payroll Management Certificate.

 

 

TAPS

Payroll Management
Certificate

Australian Payroll Institute

Certificate IV in Payroll Administration

Australian Payroll Institute

Diploma of Payroll Management

Frequently asked questions
Is the program Nationally recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework
     
Volume of learning hours
25
(5 modules x 5 one hour group conference calls)
 1200
 1400
How is the content delivered and by whom?
Series of 25 one hour group conference calls (5 for each module) delivered by TAPS staff or payroll industry partners
Online learning management system called Payroll Academy delivered by Australian Payroll Institute (RTO 41298)
Online learning management system called Payroll Academy delivered by Australian Payroll Institute (RTO 41298)
When is training available?
Students must fit in with a timetable as advised by TAPS.  Conference calls are weekly at 6.30pm and are recorded for those who miss it
Students can start course at any time and have access to complete units 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Students can start course at any time and have access to complete units 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Is any government assistance available?

                             Available for Austudy with Centrelink


Available for Austudy with Centrelink 

How many units are included?
5 modules
 14 Units of Competency (see www.training.gov.au
for more details)
 10 Units of Competency (see www.training.gov.au
for more details)
What assessments are there?
One assessment and one exam per module.  Students must attend a TAPS office for exam or complete with a supervisor at their place of work.
All assessments are competency based and submitted online.  Teacher feedback and marks are delivered through Payroll Academy
All assessments are competency based and submitted online.  Teacher feedback and marks are delivered through Payroll Academy
How do I ask questions?
Students can ask questions on the one hour conference calls or submit questions via LinkedIn group
 Students may call their  Teacher at any time during business hours or communicate with them via Payroll Academy
 Students may call their Teacher at any time during business hours or communicate with them via Payroll Academy
Is Recognition of Prior Learning available?


 
Who is responsible for content?
TAPS APA APA
Who governs the learning standards and outcomes?
TAPS Australian Skills Quality Authority
www.asqa.gov.au 
Australian Skills Quality Authority
www.asqa.gov.au 
What are the course fees?
$3960 - $4300
$3850
$5750


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