This Workforce Skill Qualifications (WSQ) Human Resource course addresses the skills and knowledge required to process payroll within an organization. With insights for processing Singapore payroll in compliance with Singapore labour regulations.

Whether you are new to payroll or looking to stay current with industry best practices, this is the course for you!

This course would help participants achieve these 3 main objectives:

    • Acquire the skills and knowledge to effectively collate payroll data,
    • Accurately calculate payroll, and promptly process payroll payments.
    • Acquire greater understanding of the implications and the impact that payroll processing has on an organization.



  • Gain understanding of CPF in relation to payroll
  • Gain insights on current payroll best practices
  • Hands on with payroll software
  • Beginner friendly

Programme Outline

Collate Payroll Data

  • Obtain relevant information to perform payroll calculation
  • Check payments and deductions to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Enter information into the payroll system to support processing and calculating activities

Calculate Payroll

  • Calculate payroll in accordance with organizational policies procedures and legal requirements addressing any variances in employee pay
  • Reconcile calculations with payroll allocations to ensure accuracy
  • Produce payroll and related administration reports using appropriate software
  • Present reports to supervisor in the requested format

Process Payroll Payments

  • Communicate with authorised parties to obtain approval for payments
  • Activate payments in accordance with organizational policies, procedures and legal requirements
  • Update records to ensure accuracy, currency and completion


  • Lecture presentation
  • Case Studies
  • Group Discussion/ presentations
  • Written Assessment
  • Demonstrative Assessment


  • 29-30 May 2024 (Open for registration)
  • 26-27 June 2024
  • 28-29 August 2024

Course Duration

2 full days

Who Must Attend

All HR Practitioners and staff who are involved in payroll administration who need to improve proficiency and compliance. This course is also beneficial to individuals looking for a career switch to become a HR Practitioner specialising in processing payroll.


A Statement of Attainment (SoA) will be issued by SSG upon successful passing of assessments

Fees Per Pax
(Excluding GST)


*T&Cs apply for SSG grant. Please refer to

CPE Hours


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