Courses Offered

Courses Offered

Self-Directed & Online Instructor-Assisted Courses




APA's PayTrain Program
  • Provides a solid and up-to-date knowledge base for experienced payroll professionals
  • Excellent preparation for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam
  • Online games and tests offer hours of effective and entertaining study
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  APA's Fundamentals of Payroll
  • Learn the knowledge and skills required for basic payroll processing
  • Ideal for payroll practitioners and those supporting the payroll industry
  • Excellent preparation for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam
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“I highly recommend PayTrain to anyone who is looking to expand their knowledge of payroll or pass the CPP exam. PayTrain made studying for the CPP easy and enjoyable.”
Janet Golas, CPP, Staff Accountant/HR Generalist
VAT, Incorporated - USA
  “After completing the Fundamentals of Payroll program and passing the FPC exam, I have noticed my colleagues in human resources view me as a professional with necessary payroll knowledge. My FPC status assures them that they will have their payroll questions answered accurately.”
Sara Rivera, FPC, Retail Payroll Manager

Live Instructor-Led Courses

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PayTrain College & University Courses
  • Instructor-led, continuing education courses offered in partnership with more than 60 colleges and universities across the U.S.
  • Classroom learning provides structure and motivation
  • Two courses available: PayTrain Fundamentals and PayTrain Mastery
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  • Take advantage of significant volume discounts to maximize your training budget when purchasing PayTrain or Fundamentals of Payroll materials for your group.
  • Choose the self-directed or online instructor-assisted format.
  • Provide your organization with the most up-to-date payroll knowledge and certification preparation available.
  • Develop a common payroll language that will optimize efficiencies, avoid costly mistakes, and save money.
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"Taking the PayTrain College and University course brought everything together. The interactive piece and live instruction makes the payroll content relate to real-life situations. If you want to pass the CPP exam, I recommend PayTrain.”
Sherry Levels, CPP, Payroll Specialist
Texas Westmoreland Coal Company