Meet Lisa Bell
Graduated: August 2014, Diploma of Payroll Management
Lisa is currently a Payroll Assistant at Macquarie Generation. She started there six years ago as a trainee.
On the qualification
Macquarie Generation encourages and supports further learning and personal development. Lisa’s original intention was to complete a degree in Payroll, however she found that there was no such program in Australia. She then discovered Australian Payroll Association’s Diploma of Payroll Management, a nationally recognised qualification delivered online through TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute.
On payroll knowledge
Lisa qualified to enrol in the Diploma because she had the prerequisites and the relevant work experience.
On her career
Lisa says “This course has given me a broader range of knowledge within Payroll. As an assistant, I am not privy to all areas of the payroll section.This course has given me an insight and the knowledge and understanding of payroll and shows how it is connected in regards to the rest of the organisation. It has also given me the skills should I ever become a Manager of Payroll. It also taught me how to manage time by learning by myself. I have since commenced studying a Bachelor of Business Administration through Southern Cross University. ”
On the learning model
On the learning platform she says “Studying the Diploma was my first time studying online. I was rather anxious about it, however the support and guidance from both the Australian Payroll Association and TAFE-WSI was invaluable to my successful completion of the course. Not only did I feel like I learnt a lot, but I enjoyed it. Studying online for this course has given me the confidence to study a degree by distance education.”
Congratulations Lisa. We look forward to working with you in the future and watching your payroll career progress.