Payroll administrator Level 3

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Programme Overview

This apprenticeship programme will build knowledge and understanding of the main features of payroll to set up and operate payroll systematically and compliant manner.


Individuals in the role of a Payroll Administrator will have responsibility for setting up and operating the payroll within the organisation in which they are employed or on behalf of another organisation.

Entry Requirement

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking End Point Assessment.


It is anticipated that candidates will typically complete the Apprenticeship within 18-24 months.

Assessment Methods

Synoptic Test:

  • Payroll (Technical)
  • Planning and Prioritisation
  • Analysis
  • Produces Quality and Accurate Information
  • Communication and Engagement
  • Professional Scepticism