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Improve Your Career with FPC/CPP Certification

Earning your payroll certification helps you demonstrate your payroll expertise, advance your career, and enhance your standing within the profession.

  • Join a network of over 16,000 payroll professionals who have earned the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and Certified Payroll Professionals (CPP) designations.
  • Increase likelihood of raises, promotions, and other rewards.
  • Demonstrate initiative, marketability, and confidence.
  • Set yourself apart from colleagues within the payroll profession.
  • Make yourself more valuable to your organization through professional competency and credibility. See what Robert Half International says about the importance of earning a finance certification.

  PayTrain was the key to my passing the CPP exam and gaining the knowledge necessary to be successful in my career as a payroll manager.  

– Stacy Stair, CPP, Payroll & Accounting Specialist at McWane Ductile

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