The PayTrain program is updated every year. Currently, the 2016 program is available to purchase.

PayTrain 2016*
Use to prepare for the FALL 2016
or SPRING 2017 CPP exam

Self-Directed Instructor-Assisted



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Above pricing includes the online program and printed books. Shipping charges and applicable taxes will be added at the time of purchase.

PayTrain 2017 will be available for purchase beginning April 1, 2017. We will begin taking pre-orders in mid-March.



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Volume discounts are available! If your organization is interested in enrolling three or more individuals, please contact Mike Downs at +1-888-852-6664 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CST/CDT) to discuss volume purchase pricing discounts and implementation options or click here to find out more.

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Please note:
The cost of PayTrain does NOT include the CPP exam fee. For details about the CPP exam, visit
*Order 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 or call +1-888-852-6664 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CT).