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    Course Outline

    Payroll administration is usually performed either by HR, payroll or accounts personnel. As organisations grow and industries become more competitive, people from other functional areas – fresh graduates as well as those in career transitions – should venture out and upgrade themselves to be proficient in this particular field of work.

    SHRI Academy’s Certificate in Payroll Administration (CPA) programme is specially designed to cover the various methodologies, techniques, payroll administration systems, legal issues, statutory laws and latest trends. It will provide participants with a good understanding of the statutory laws and legal issues relating to or affecting employment and payroll, as well as to cover the various payroll calculations, payroll administration systems, and latest trends. This course will also include a short demo-session on the user-friendly architecture of a Payroll Software – so that participants can view and appreciate the functions of this software.

    It is important that the employees performing payroll administration is able to process the company’s payroll accurately and timely, plus they must also able to manage questions from peers and management on employment related benefits and legislation requirements.


    • To provide participants with in-depth knowledge of the components of compensation & latest trends that affect payroll administration
    • To enhance participants’ competency in statutory laws
    • To enhance participants’ ability to evaluate & establish a computerised payroll system
    • To enhance participants’ ability to apply the correct techniques to handle day-to-day payroll administration issues

    Who Should Attend

    HR professionals and support staff who wish to understand and implement payroll administration to meet legislative requirements and organisation compensation operational needs. It is also appropriate for finance professionals and support staff who are responsible for payroll operations.

    Course Content

    Module 1

    • Introduction to Compensation System
    • Salary Payments
    • Salary Deductions
    • Incentive Schemes
    • Issues Relating To Salary

    Module 2

    • Employment Act
    • Central Provident Fund Act
    • Income Tax
    • Employment Regulations (Part-Time Employees)
    • Other Legislations

    Module 3

    • Payroll Policy & Procedures
    • Pay Records
    • Understanding the Concept and Application of Payroll Software Systems

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    Course Duration

    2 months; 40 training hours; 14 sessions
    Lessons are conducted two to three times a week from 7pm to 10pm

    Assessment Methods

    Candidates are assessed by a group / individual assignment and a formal written examination.

    IHRP CPD Hours

    On completion of the CPA programme, learners will earn 40 HR-related Training Hours/ CPD Hours (excluding Examination) that can be applied towards Application for or Renewal of IHRP certification.

    Fresh Graduate Mature Professionals

    Minimum Academic Qualification

    GCE ‘N’ Level Including English OR Applicants who attain Workplace Literacy
    (WPL – Listening, Spealing, Reading and Writing) Level 3

    Minimum Academic Qualification

    Minimum Working Experience


    Minimum Working Experience

    Minimum Age

    16 Years

    Minimum Age

    Minimum Language

    GCE ‘N’ Level credit pass in English

    Minimum Language

    Fee Breakdown Amount
    Course Fee $1,560.00
    Total Course Fees Payable After GST $1,669.20

    Application Fee – S$107.00 inclusive of GST (non-refundable and non-transferrable, payable upon application)

    All fees to be payable in full before course commencement.

    Progression waiver is applicable for students who sign up for any other programmes within 12 months from date of graduation.

    Please view here for the Miscellaneous Fees.

    Company Sponsored (SDF) Amount
    Less SDF Training Grant
    *SDF Training Grant is subject to changes
    Total Course Fees Payable $1,589.20

    Course participants may apply for SkillsFuture credit, SDF training grant* and UTAP funding. (Sign up for NTUC Membership here to apply for UTAP funding)

    For more information on the above funding support, please contact 6438 0012 or email

    *SDF Training Grant is subject to changes

    Next Intakes

    intake commencement date application closing date
    76th 18 May 2022 27 Apr 2022
    77th 12 Oct 2022 21 Sep 2022

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    Application Requirements

    All applications must be submitted with the following:

    • Completed application form*
    • One recent passport-size photograph
    • Front & Back photocopies of NRIC/ Passport
    • Certified true copies of academic certificates & transcripts**
    • Application Fee

    **Applicants are required to bring along their original documents (for verification purposes) including copies of education qualifications and result transcript.

    Payment Methods

    • Bank Transfer
    • Cheque, Bank Draft, Cashier’s Order
      Payable to:SHRI Academy Pte Ltd
    • Credit Card (subject to additional admin charges)
    • Internet Banking
    • NETs
    • Telegraphic Transfer
    • PayNow

    SHRI Academy’s bank details are as follow
    Account Name: SHRI Academy Pte Ltd
    Bank Name: DBS Bank Ltd
    Account No.: 003-906454-3 (Current Account)
    UEN Number: 200722689Z
    Branch Name: DBS MBFC Branch
    Bank Code: 7171
    Branch Code: 003
    Swift Code: DBSSSGSG

    Students should email and notify SHRI Academy immediately of any payment made by Bank Transfer,
    ATM Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.

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