Payroll Certification

Gain a competitive edge on your own terms! Whether from home or in class, our one-of-a-kind certification programs give you the knowledge and skills employers demand. Recruiters confirm certification demonstrates your payroll expertise and can increase your earning power!

Certification Information

Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP)

Qualified payroll professionals are in demand and PCP certification is the foundation. Understand legislation, keep your organization compliant, and leverage the resources and support of a community of over 43,000 members nationwide.

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Certified Payroll Manager (CPM)

Aspire to manage? CPM certification extends your reach and elevates your career. You’ll gain comprehensive payroll compliance knowledge and management skills that will enhance your job prospects and drive career success.

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Flexible Study Options

Our programs are designed to fit you. Take the courses online when it suits you or in-class at a post-secondary institution near you, or pass through a challenge exam.

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CPE Declaration

Similar to other professions, ALL certified members must obtain the required Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours and submit their CPE Declaration by December 31 each year. Don’t put your certification at risk!

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Kickstart your career, enhance your payroll compliance knowledge and add even more value to your organization!

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Why Get Certified?

Increase your influence and earning potential! Employers nationwide are looking for certified payroll professionals when hiring and promoting.

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Test Your Knowledge

Want to assess a candidate’s or your own payroll compliance expertise? Hope to challenge a PCP course? Try our Payroll Knowledge Evaluator

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