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Certified Payroll Professional

The Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) program provides a comprehensive understanding of advanced payroll topics that are necessary for payroll managers and supervisors.  This program is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation.  Students will receive live classroom instruction, workbooks, and access to interactive online games and applications to reinforce topics learned.

PREREQUISTE: This course is recommended for the payroll professional with a FPC certification or who has at least three (3) years of payroll experience out of the (5) five preceding the date of the CPP examination application.  For experience purposes, the practice of payroll is defined as direct or related involvement in at least one of the following aspects:

  • Payroll production, payroll reporting, payroll accounting, payroll systems, and payroll taxation
  • Payroll administration
  • Payroll education/consulting

APA membership is not required to take the CPP examination.