Confidently Pass the FPC Exam

APA's Fundamental Payroll Certification Boot Camp is a comprehensive 12-session, virtual course that will provide you the tools and resources to effectively study the material, practice and apply your learning, and confidently pass the exam!

No need to leave the comfort of your home or interfere with your work schedule! The course is delivered through 12 convenient, web-based interactive sessions in the evening.

What's Included

Of course, no single resource should be your basis of study, so here's what's included to help ensure you pass the FPC exam:

  • An expert "tried and true" APA instructor leading you through the content outline of the FPC exam and providing solid answers to your questions.
  • Pre- and post-class Knowledge Assessments to determine areas of improvement and provide additional study resources.
  • Access to PayTrain Fundamentals to apply and practice your learning through quizzes and fun, educational games.
  • *New* - On Demands available for you to review even after the LIVE sessions are over!

Your log in information to access the Knowledge Assessments is provided in your confirmation email. Your PayTrain Fundamentals log in is provided by the APA instructor.

Earn Recertification Credit Hours

After you pass the FPC exam, you'll have a head start in completing your recertification requirements. When you score 80% or higher on the PayTrain Fundamentals post-test, you qualify for a Certificate of Achievement and 24 RCHs if you are a first time user. Previous users earn 12 RCHs.

Certificate of Completion

After attending the last session (#12), you will receive a certificate of completion. However, it will not have your RCH credits. Read "Earn Recertification Credit Hours" to see how to earn your RCHs.

Our "Pass the First Time" Guarantee

We stand by our ability to prepare professionals for the FPC exam. Participants must take the FPC exam in the exam window immediately following the Fundamental Payroll Certification Boot Camp virtual preparation course sessions. If, after taking the course, you are not successful in passing the exam, you can re-take the course the next time it's offered -- for free.

Review the GUARANTEE CONDITIONS for details.

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