PayTrain®

PayTrain®



"I highly recommend PayTrain to prepare for the CPP exam! The online tools are essential for understanding the material and are an outstanding tool to track individual progress and achievement from beginning to end. PayTrain also offers a great method to re-evaluate and review areas that need additional reinforcement."

Cheryl L. Thomas, CPP
Senior Payroll Tax Specialist
Caterpillar, Inc.

LEARNING OPTIONS

The PayTrain course offers two learning options: self-directed or instructor-assisted.

PayTrain Self-Directed Course

  • Course includes printed textbooks and web-based software
  • Allows you to study when and where it’s most convenient
  • Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules
  • Anticipate spending approximately 40 hours to complete the course

Instructor-Assisted Course

  • Course includes printed textbooks, online software, and online instruction
  • Online instructor provides weekly assignments and feedback
  • Discussion boards and an “Ask the Instructor” feature provide interaction and feedback opportunities
  • The course syllabus helps eliminate procrastination, ensuring completion of the course in a specified period of time
  • Anticipate spending 3.5 hours/week for 12 weeks to complete the course

 

PayTrain 2016*: Instructor-Assisted Schedule
Prepare for the FALL 2016 or SPRING 2017 CPP exam

Mar 28 - Jun 17, 2016

April 11 - Jul 1, 2016

Apr 25 - Jul 15, 2016

May 9 - Jul 29, 2016

May 16 - Aug 5, 2016

May 23 - Aug 12, 2016

Jun 6 - Aug 26, 2016

Jun 20 - Sep 9, 2016

Jun 27 - Sep 16, 2016

Jul 4 - Sep 23, 2016

Jul 11 - Sept 30, 2016

Jul 18 - Oct 7, 2016

Aug 1 - Oct 21, 2016

Aug 22 - Nov 11, 2016

Sep 5 - Nov 25, 2016

Sep 19 - Dec 9, 2016

Oct 3 - Dec 23, 2016

Oct 24, 2016 - Jan 13, 2017

Nov 7, 2016 - Jan 27, 2017

Nov 21, 2016 - Feb 10, 2017

Jan 2 - Mar 24, 2017

Jan 9 - Mar 31, 2017

Jan 16 - Apr 7, 2017

Jan 23 - Apr 14, 2017

Jan 30 - Apr 21, 2017


Please note: *Purchase PayTrain 2016 materials if you are preparing for the Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 CPP exam or if you are using the program for professional development (not certification preparation). See below if you are an international or military purchaser. Purchasers of PayTrain 2016 will have access to the online portion of the program through September 20, 2017.

International and military purchasers: If you are preparing to take the CPP certification exam at an international testing site or a military testing center before September 1, 2017, please contact Mike Downs to determine which preparation materials to purchase. Email Mike Downs at miked@holmescorp.com or call +1-888-852-6664 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CT).