Joining a study group is one of the most effective methods for studying for APA's Certification exams.
Study groups are held twice a year in accordance with the testing schedule for Certified Payroll Professional and Fundamental Payroll Certification programs through the Charlotte Chapter APA.
2013 Spring Charlotte Chapter Study Group - starts February 21, 2013
The American Payroll Association (APA) has partnered with CPCC to provide a simple solution to your training needs! APA’s PayTrain College & University® program consists of two non-credit courses, PayTrain Fundamentals and PayTrain Mastery, which will prepare you or your staff for FPC/CPP certification and for the daily challenges faced by payroll professionals. Enrollees in the course receive live classroom instruction, textbooks, and access to interactive online games and applications to reinforce topics learned.
Go to Central Piedmont Community College to Register.
Charlotte APA Director of Education Debra Drum, CPP Phone: 704-541-4563
APA certification is a valuable, objective credential that verifies a specified level of knowledge, skills, and abilities in the payroll profession. Certification helps individuals demonstrate their payroll expertise, secure promotions, advance their careers, and enhance their standing within the profession.
APA offers two levels of certification -- the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP).
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) The CPP is a certification credential for those with payroll knowledge and experience.
Download CPP Candidate Examination Handbook
Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) The FPC is a certification credential for payroll beginners and service and support professionals with payroll knowledge. There are no payroll experience requirements to take this exam.
Download FPC Candidate Examination Handbook