This course aims to give learners a sound understanding, to an employable level, of how to process the most common payroll conditions using one of Ireland’s most popular payroll software. 



This course will be delivered 100% online using the Moodle Platform. Scheduled live Zoom support sessions will be available to supplement self-directed learning. Support is also available throughout via Moodle messaging. All material is available for download within the course. Big Red Book Payroll is available for the duration of the course. Learners have up to 8 weeks to complete the course


  • Underpinning Payroll Knowledge

    • The Payroll Environment
    • Accessing MyAccount and ROS
    • Tax Rates, Bands and Credits
    • Calculating Gross Pay
    • Cumulative Tax
    • Universal Social Charge
    • PRSI


    Using Big Red Book Payroll

    • Setting up a Company
    • Setting up Payments and Deductions
    • Setting up Employees and retrieving RPNs
    • Processing Gross Pay
    • Producing Payslips
    • Producing Management Reports
    • Revenue Submission Process


Participants who successfully complete this course, can progress to the Advanced Big Red Payroll Course


Introduction Certificate in Payroll from Big Red Cloud

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This course starts every month. If you are interested in joining this programme, please complete the form by clicking on Apply Now Button below and a member of the team will be in contact