NCPA is very pleased to announce and give you information for the upcoming CPP/FPC certification Study Group! Debby Perry, CPP, will be hosting a comprehensive, eight-week payroll mastery course using the American Payroll Association’s 2019 Payroll Source textbook.  

This course will be taught by members of the Northern CO Payroll Association who are certified by the American Payroll Association.  Taking one or all 8 weeks of this course will enhance your payroll knowledge overall.  The schedule is shown below. 

This course will prepare individuals who plan to sit for either the CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) or FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification) exams in the fall or those who simply wish to obtain a mastery in payroll law and payroll processing. 

This course is open to NCPA members or other APA affiliated chapter members who wish to earn continuing education credits (RCH’s) for their recertification with the APA.  You can earn 32.5 RCH’s or more by attending full 8 weeks of the study group.  As a certified member, if you become a mentor or teach for the study group, there will be no cost to you for the course. 

The CPP/FPC exam testing window is September 122, 2019 to October 14, 2019 

Study Group Dates – Weekly, beginning July 13, 2019 through August 31, 2019

Time:  8:30 am through 3:00 pm 

Member Cost: $75

Location:  6516 Empire Ave, Frederick CO 80516

Final Requests for Registration:  July 10, 2019 via Reply Email

A Study Group registration form and invoice will be sent to after your email is received.


Taking the Study Group will not only boost your confidence and abilities in your current payroll job, it will also prepare you to sit for either the CPP or FPC exam and become a certified professional in the field of payroll!  The cost for this class is extremely low.  Certification will also make you highly employable, not only along the Northern Front Range, but also wherever your life takes you!


Certified Payroll Professional

Fundamental Payroll Certification


APA sets the standards for payroll excellence through certification programs at two levels. Explore the benefits of certification for you and your staff.  Click on the links below to read the criteria necessary to become a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP- Minimum of three years experience in payroll) or obtain the Fundamental Payroll Certification if you are new to payroll or wish to receive the FPC as a stepping stone to CPP certification.

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
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