Education & Certification


Learning Paths

APA Learning Paths guide payroll professionals through the APA's educational offerings to help build a professional development plan. Follow the links below to tailor an educational track that’s right for you.

payroll essentials

Basic training for those new to payroll

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payroll administration

Intermediate and advanced payroll training

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payroll systems

For those who work with payroll systems

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payroll analyst

Advanced training for payroll compliance

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payroll management

Advanced payroll training for managers

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Global Payroll

Training that addresses global expansion

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FPC Certification

Impressive entry-level payroll designation

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CPP Certification

Advanced designation for professionals

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