QuickBooks Payroll

Strengthen your QuickBooks skillsincrease your value in the workplace and be in-demand with a certification in QuickBooks Payroll!

QuickBooks Payroll is payroll software that allows businesses to pay employees, file payroll taxes and manage employee benefits and HR in one place. This course will ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of payroll processes in QuickBooks whilst growing your career options in bookkeeping or accounting. 

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics

100% flexible – Study online, anytime, anywhere, on any device

Industry connections to connect you with employers and industry contacts

Who should enrol in this course

Bookkeepers or payroll specialists who are using or considering using QuickBooks payroll

Individuals wanting to pursue a bookkeeping or accounting career

Business professionals who want a better understanding of how QuickBooks payroll works 

Course outline

This course will develop your knowledge and skills to become competent in using QuickBooks Payroll.  

By completing a QuickBooks Payroll course, you will be proficient in using the QuickBooks Payroll module, including: 

Setting up and maintaining payroll employee details and leaves 

Creating and finalising standard and unscheduled pay runs 

Incorporating deductions and reimbursements 

Setting award rates 

Single Touch Payroll 

Payroll Reporting 

Preparing for year-end payroll and employment summaries 

Course Modules

This course has been specifically built by industry experts who have real-world practical experience and knowledge of the industry. The design of this course develops best-practice skills and knowledge to equip you for the next step of your career.
  1. Set up, manage and import employees’ details
  2. Set up pay runs and create payment file
  3. Set up and run Single Touch Payroll
  4. Set up, import and approve timesheets and rostering
  5. Set up and manage leaves
  6. Set up and manage award rates
  1. Adjusting PAYG, leaves and super 
  2. View and run reports  
  1. Termination of employees
  2. Process final pay
  1. View and run reports
  2. End-of-year process – STP finalisation and payment summaries to ATO

Course Information

You don’t need to formally complete any program prior to starting this course. However, we do recommend you complete QuickBooks Basics to maximise what you get out of the advanced course.

The QuickBooks Payroll course is comprised of online, self-paced modules delivered through the Ab² digital learning portal.  

At Ab², we pride ourselves on providing the best student experience, and we will support you throughout the whole of your program completion by providing: 

  • Online learning, enabling you to study anywhere, anytime 
  • One on one and group coaching sessions with industry experts 
  • 24/7 support  
  • Student Facebook groups so you can connect with your fellow learners!  
15 hours  

6 months from enrolment 


  • A working computer with Microsoft Office 
  • An internet connection 

 P7500 – Installment plan available

Why choose Ab2

100% online – Complete Flexibility – Study Online, anywhere, and anytime

Unrivalled student support by specialists that only serve the accounting and bookkeeping industry

Course developed and taught by real world industry leaders, not academics.

AB² is one of very few RTOs to offer the Tax Practitioners Board approved course to become a registered BAS agent.

Deep industry connections – we participate actively in the accounting and bookkeeping industry, allowing us to connect you with employers and industry contracts to further your career.

Free student membership with accounting and bookkeeping industry bodies

Want to know more?

Our student experience team are here to help answer any questions you have. We’ll support you every step of the way to ensure you have the best learning experience and complete your program sooner.


Special Introductory Offer

Grab our introductory offer for only $1,490 per student. Regular price at $1,990. For a limited time only. 

Ab2 offers two options for you to pay for your course costs, as well as flexible payment options.

Upfront $1,490: You can save 15% by making an upfront payment of $1,490.

Weekly $65.90: Get started right away by making weekly payments of $65.90, over a period of 26 weeks

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