Sage Payroll Certification (Micropay)

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Sage Payroll Certification is the only accredited performance-based certification program approved by Sage.

This certification involves passing an online exam, which takes about an hour and can be taken whenever suits you. There are two levels of certification.


€59  inc. VAT

Buy all 3 stages
What do I learn?

This test includes drag and drop scenarios, multiple choice questions and simulations on using Sage Payroll (Micropay).

After you pass the exam you will receive a Sage Payroll Certificate (Micropay) as proof of your Sage Payroll skills, helping boost your CV and setting you apart in today's competitive job market.

As an employee:

  • Official proof that you are a competent Sage user
  • Learn skills that will help you to be more productive in the workplace
  • Sage Certification is a valuable qualification to add to your CV

As an employer:

  • Increase your employees' competency, efficiency and productivity
  • By providing great training, you will increase employee morale
  • Simplify your employee selection and hiring process - Sage Certification marks an individual out as a competent Sage user
  • Encourage a culture of professional development and excellence amongst your workforce

View Technical Requirements

Level 1
  • Navigate confidently in Sage Payroll (Micropay)
  • Set-up:
    • Company / payroll details
    • Company Payments setup
    • Pension and Deduction
    • Employee and CSO
  • Processing Payroll
  • Updating employee records
  • Reporting
Level 2
  • Process the following payroll tasks and functions:
    • Process leavers
    • Illness benefit
    • Redundancy and bonuses
    • Multi-Timesheets
    • Holidays
    • Maternity Benefit
    • Working Patterns
    • Financial & Payroll Year End