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IPASS QualificationsRecognised qualifications from the Irish Payroll Association

People who work in payroll need to have a thorough knowledge of the important principles of Employment, Taxation and Social Welfare legislation and practices as they relate to employers and employees. These courses provide all of the essential information needed to work in a payroll environment.

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (formally HETAC) has accredited our Payroll and VAT Qualifications at Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications

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Learner Protection

In compliance with Section 65(4)(a) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012, Learner Protection arrangements have been put in place with O’Driscoll O’Neil Insurance, should the Irish Payroll Association (IPASS) cease to provide any of the following QQI programmes before learners have completed awards:


Programme Title QQI Award Code Award Title NFQ Title

Certificate in Payroll Techniques 6S15578 Award Level 6

Certificate in Payroll Management 6S15579 Award Level 6

Certificate in VAT Techniques 6S15580 Award Level 6


IPASS confirms that:

- It has made a full disclosure of all facts and information pertinent to the Protection of Enrolled Learners (PEL) arrangements to QQI.

- It has taken appropriate steps to satisfy itself that the PEL arrangements in respect of each programme are adequate and meet the legal obligations under Part 6 of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012.

- The PEL arrangements are valid for the full period of accreditation for the programme.

- It shall notify learners and QQI in writing of any change in the arrangements IPASS has in place as soon as possible but in any case, not later than 14 days, after becoming aware of that change. Any changes to the PEL arrangement for the QQI accredited programmes set out in this document and notified to QQI will be managed by IPASS.


IPASS is required to share your enrolment details with O’Driscoll O’Neil Insurance for this purpose and each student will receive correspondence from our insurers regarding same.


This insurance premium will be covered by IPASS.

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