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CPP/FPC Study Groups

Study Group classes for the Fall 2019 FPC Testing is scheduled to begin September 5th.





Meeting Site:           5717 Pacific Center Blvd., Ste 100 San Diego CA 92121

Class Dates:         Sept 5, 2019 – Oct 5, 2019 Thursdays from 6-9 PM


Course Description

The Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) is designed specifically for: 1) Entry-level Payroll Practitioners; 2) Sales Professionals/Consultants serving the payroll industry; 3) Systems Analysts/Engineers writing, maintaining, and updating payroll programs; and 4) Payroll Service Providers’ Client Representatives. The FPC designation is awarded to individuals based on payroll knowledge, not experience; thus, there are no eligibility requirements for the FPC Examination. The examination content outline features comprehensive coverage of payroll fundamentals including operations, paycheck concepts, tax reporting and accounting, and professional payroll skills and responsibilities.

Current FPC’s and CPP can also earn credits by attending or leading the classes.

The study group is free to members with up to date dues, or you may join at the study group first session ($40) Bootcamp is additional ($25). Fees are due at 1st meeting

Class Schedule

9/05/19: Introduction / Knowledge Assessment FPC Overview- Payroll Practice Fundamentals – Chapter 1- Payroll Fundamentals

09/12/19: FPC Payroll Fundamentals – Chapter 2 – Payroll Operations

09/19/19: FPC Payroll Fundamentals – Chapter 3 – Paycheck Fundamentals

09/26/19: FPC Payroll Fundamentals – Chapter 4 – Payroll Benefits Basics

10/03/19: FPC Payroll Fundamentals – Chapter 5 – Tax Reporting

Saturday 10/05/19: BootCamp (9am-1pm) Preparing for the Exam / Review ALL Sections

About the Exam:

The exam is offered in North America during the following windows:

Fall 2019 Registration: July 9 - October 11, 2019 Exam: September 14 - October 12, 2019

Spring 2020 Registration: January 14 - April 17, 2020 Exam: March 21 - April 18, 2020

For information on taking the exam at APA’s Payroll Learning Centers, internationally, and on military bases, review the Candidate Handbook.

Exams administered from September 14, 2019 through September 4, 2020, feature questions based on federal laws and regulations in effect as of January 1, 2019.


Education Coordinator Information

Name:          Kathrine Williams, CPP

Title:            Payroll Specialist, BBSI Inc.

Phone:         858-764-0304 (work) 858-232-5143 (cell)


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