Study Options and Fees Take our core payroll courses in the format that suits you best! Register now! Course Formats and Fees Online Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Payroll Compliance Legislation (PCL) – Begins the 1st of every month Get introduced to all legislation influencing payroll compliance requirements. Payroll Fundamentals 1 (PF1) – Begins the 20th of every month Apply legislation to calculate and document all types of individual payments. Payroll Fundamentals 2 (PF2) – Begins the 10th of every month Learn about third-party remittances, including accounting, technical and year-end requirements. French – Online courses are offered every other month. Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) Introduction to Payroll Management – Check your registration for prerequisites and other details. Learn what’s required to manage a payroll department, and the tools needed for success. Applied Payroll Management – Check your registration for prerequisites and other details. Perfect your payroll management skills by learning about benchmarking, best practices development, human resources skills and more. Classroom Classroom courses are offered according to academic term schedules at selected colleges and universities across Canada. Contact the college/university of your choice for start dates. Important: You must register with and pay applicable fees to both the college/university and the Canadian Payroll Association. Find a course in your area Challenge Do you have the payroll knowledge to write the exam without taking the full course? Take the 2-month Challenge course for Payroll Compliance Legislation, Payroll Fundamentals 1 or Payroll Fundamentals 2. Test your knowledge using our online tool, the Payroll Knowledge Evaluator (PKE) beforehand. Challenge students receive full printed course materials, but have no access to a facilitator or online review tools. The online exam must be written in the presence of a proctor at any time during the two month period before the official course end date of the course. There is no option to transfer or withdraw from a challenge course. Register here Course Fees Payroll Certifications in Canada are only available to members of the Canadian Payroll Association. If you would like to register for any course leading towards either the Payroll Compliance Practitioner or Certified Payroll Manager certifications and are not a member, click here to join as a Candidate Member (fee: $99 annually). If you are already a member, only the course fees apply. For those enrolling as part of a full time college program, membership is not required to take any courses Study Option Registration Fees PCP Course Requirements: Payroll Compliance Legislation, Payroll Fundamentals 1, Payroll Fundamentals 2 Online $599 plus tax per course for CPA Members Challenge $469 plus tax per course for CPA Members Classroom Part-time $340 plus tax per course for CPA Members Classroom Full-time $340 plus tax per course (Membership not required) CPM Course Requirements: Introduction to Payroll Management, Applied Payroll Management Classroom Part-time $440 plus tax per course Online $699 plus tax per course If you would like to register for a classroom course, you must first register with the institution and pay the institution the applicable fees. You will then also register with the Canadian Payroll Association and pay the fees noted in the table above. Register now! Start Achieving Your Goals Today!