TAKE YOUR PAYROLL CAREER TO A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
EARN THE FPC OR CPP CERTIFICATION
Join the 16,000+ payroll professionals who have earned the prestigious Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designations, and prove your knowledge, competency, and value to colleagues and employers.
Enhance your skills while you prepare for exam-day success with Prince George's Community College‘s PayTrain Level 1 and PayTrain Level 2.
Payroll Association’s payroll credentials, FPC and CPP, offer career growth,
advancement, and recognition. Certification can help you:
- Increase your salary.
- Demonstrate your commitment to being an
expert in the payroll field.
- Boost your confidence and recognition.
- Set you apart from colleagues and make
you more valuable to your organization.
For complete certification
details, visit www.americanpayroll.org
Prince George's Community College's Program
offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your
success on the FPC and CCP exams.
WHO SHOULD ENROLL?
preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking FPC or
- Experienced and entry-level payroll professionals
- Managers and supervisors providing strategic
- Sales professionals and consultants serving the
- Systems analysts and engineers writing payroll
- Payroll service bureau client representatives
There are no payroll experience requirements to take the FPC exam.
To be eligible to sit for the CPP exam, APA requires that candidates meet
specific payroll experience or educational criteria.
For details on eligibility requirements, visit www.americanpayroll.org/home/
COURSE DETAILS AND OPTIONS
In cooperation with the American Payroll
Association, Prince George's Community College presents the PayTrain College & University® Certificate
Program for payroll professionals. Comprised of two professional development
courses, PayTrain Level 1 and PayTrain Level 2, this program is
designed for all levels of payroll administration. Whether you are interested
in preparing for the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) or Certified
Payroll Professional (CPP) certification exams, or are new to the industry and
need to learn the basics of payroll, the Certificate Program will help you meet
PayTrain Level 1 teaches the
fundamental payroll calculations and applications necessary for individuals who
are new to the payroll industry, those who support the payroll industry, and
those who are preparing for the FPC or CPP certification examinations. This
part of the program will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills
required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties.
PayTrain Level 2is a continuation of PayTrain
Level 1 and provides students with an in-depth understanding of the advanced
payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This part of the
program is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance
training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation.
The two parts of the program are
required for the Certificate Program and together offer the knowledge and
skills necessary to sit for the FPC and CPP exams.
Students are required to register for
the full program which is 60 contact hours
and is instructor-facilitated.
FALL 2017 AND SPRING 2018 COURSE DETAILS
PayTrain Level 1
Oct 7 - Nov 11, 2017
- Course Code: MGT 693
- Course Number: 22323
- Day: Saturday
- Time: 9:30 AM - 1:45 PM
- Location: Largo Campus
PayTrain Level 2
Feb. 17 - Mar. 31, 2018
- Course Code: MGT 694
- Course Number: 277772
- Day: Saturday
- Time: 09:00 AM - 4:30 PM
- Location: Largo Campus
PAYTRAIN LEVEL 1 TUITION: 740 (includes a $375 lab fee to cover your training materials)
PAYTRAIN LEVEL 2 TUITION: 875 (includes a $375 lab fee to cover your training materials)
- A high-level review of course material
- Interactive discussions and learning activities
- Sample assessment questions
- Study and test taking tips
Interested in training your
Ask about volume discounts or
offering a program at your location. Contact Ms. Gnansi Konan at 301-546-0032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Outline for PayTrain Level 1 and Level 2
(Similar topics are covered in both
courses; however PayTrain Level 1 is an introduction to these topics and
PayTrain Level 2 examines each topic in more depth.)
- Module 1: Payroll Concepts
- Module 2: Calculations of Pay
- Module 3: Calculations of Deductions and Net Pay
- Module 4: Fringe Benefits and Other Payments
- Module 5: Retirement Plans
- Module 6: Cafeteria Plans
- Module 7: Payroll Reporting and Employment Taxes
- Module 8: Record Keeping and Payroll Practices
- Module 9: Payroll Accounting and Audits
- Module 10: Payroll
Administration (LEVEL 1) and Management (LEVEL 2)
- Module 11: Health Benefits
(LEVEL 2 ONLY)
- Module 12: International
Payments (LEVEL 2 ONLY)
FPC & CPP Eligibility