The National Payroll Institute (NPI), (formerly the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA)), offers the only payroll designations in Canada.
The Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation is the foundation for a successful career in payroll. Designation will help you gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative requirements to keep your organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle, and become part of a growing community of highly-engaged professionals.
This designation requires three core payroll courses, Introduction to Accounting transfer of credit, and one year of payroll work experience:
The Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) designation provides the management skills needed to advance your career in payroll management. New students must have at least two years of experience being responsible for an organization’s payroll function (obtained in the past five years), including being accountable to management for the accuracy of employee pay and all government statutory remittances, or equivalent experience.
Each CPM student must submit a
Payroll Experience Prerequisite Application and receive approval from the National Payroll Institute prior to enrolling in the Introduction to Payroll Management course. They must also already be a PCP designation holder.
This designation requires two core payroll courses and three transfer of credits:
For more information, visit www.payroll.ca.
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