Payroll Learning

Meet all your payroll challenges and become more valuable to your organization. Get answers to your questions and learn from shared experiences. With over 20 topics updated annually and new webinars offered regularly, the Canadian Payroll Association fulfills the learning needs of those in payroll, accounting and human resources. We offer in-class seminars nationwide, along with many online options. Many of our education offerings can be applied towards the continuing professional development requirements of other associations. Register Now!

In light of federal and provincial government recommendations regarding large events and public gatherings, we have extended our suspension of in-class Professional Development Seminars until December 31, 2020, and will transition several seminars into our online learning environment.

Introductory Seminars

New to payroll? Need a refresher? Got payroll staff? Our entry-level seminars build a solid foundation in payroll administration, processes, compliance, reporting, technology, accounting, year-end basics and soft skills.


Compliance Seminars

Responsible for payroll? Get comprehensive, up-to-date compliance information on important topics relevant to day-to-day payroll operations – like taxable benefits, employment standards, year-end, special payments and garnishments.


Advanced Seminars

Get in-depth training on complex payroll topics like pensions, benefits, terminations, international assignments and more. Especially designed for seasoned payroll professionals with global, multi-function or human resources responsibilities.


Quebec Payrolls

Responsible for paying employees in Quebec? Learn what’s required to process payrolls and stay compliant in the province of Quebec.


U.S. and U.K. Payrolls

Responsible for paying employees in the U.S. or U.K.? Learn what’s required to process payrolls and stay compliant. U.S. and U.K. seminars are presented with the American Payroll Association and the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, respectively.



When you can’t leave the office for even a day, try a webinar for a streamlined learning experience on topics of interest to payroll, accounting and HR practitioners. Webinars are offered live year-round and archived for on-demand viewing.


Online Seminars / Virtual Classroom

Looking for in-depth learning delivered right to your desk? Get the same great in-class material and instruction in a “virtual classroom” environment. Material is presented in concise, segmented modules and can be accessed from anywhere. Popular offerings include “Year-end,” “Workers’ Compensation” and “Payroll System Implementation.”


Custom Payroll and HR Training

We work with your organization to develop customized training programs in payroll, employment standards, terminations, taxable benefits, year-end and more. Our programs are adapted to your specific needs and schedule, and delivered on site or virtually by our expert instructors. Contact us and give your payroll team or people-managers the information they need to succeed.


Upcoming Employment Standards Seminars

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Upcoming Learning

2019 Taxable Benefits and Allowances Seminars Offered in Cities Across Canada.

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37th Annual Conference & Trade Show

Join us in Edmonton, AB
June 12-14

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