PLP Payroll Experience Pre-Requisite

PLP Payroll Experience Pre-Requisite

Payroll Compliance Professional (PCP) certified members who wish to enroll in the Payroll Leadership Professional (PLP) program must meet a weighted payroll experience prerequisite to register.

To satisfy this pre-requisite, you must have at least two (2) years of weighted experience being responsible for an organization's payroll function, which includes being accountable to management for the accuracy of employees' pay and all government statutory remittances, or equivalent experience (obtained in the past five (5) years).

  • Students must submit the Payroll Experience Prerequisite Application (PEPA) and receive approval from the Institute prior to enrolling in Introduction to Payroll Management (IPM) course.
  • PLP students will be required to complete all courses required for the certification, including transfer credit courses within five (5) years of the start date of their first successful IPM course.

For detailed instructions, please click here and review the Guide to Completing the Payroll Leadership Professional's Payroll Experience Prerequisite Application (PEPA).

If you are eligible to enroll in the PLP program, you can click here to complete the PEPA. To review a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please click here.