Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)


Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)



What is the CPP and FPC? 

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).

For more information click here. 


Information and registration for the WMC APA Study Group

The West Michigan APA currently offers a full day study group each year, usually in the fall. This class prepares the participant for certification examination. Additionally, RCH credits are earned for attendance of the study session. The class uses the APA's Payroll Source as the foundation for learning. It is interactive and offers both lecture and hands on practice. Weekly assessments will be used to measure the knowledge gained.      

Make sure you are signed up to receive notifications to know when these are scheduled.  

What if I have other questions?

Check out the American Payroll Association FAQ's for frequently asked questions regarding APA Certification Programs.