Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification

Canadian Payroll Association - Payroll Compliance Practitioner

Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification is the foundation for a career in payroll. Gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative requirements to keep your organization compliant throughout the annual payroll cycle.  PCP certification requires three core payroll courses, one transfer credit and one year of related work experience.


  • Payroll Compliance Legislation: Get introduced to all legislation influencing payroll compliance requirements.
  • Payroll Fundamentals 1: Apply legislation to calculate and document all types of individual payments.
  • Payroll Fundamentals 2: Learn about third-party remittances, including accounting, technical and year-end requirements.
  • Introduction to Accounting: Transfer your credit from a post-secondary course covering basic accounting practices and principles. 

In 2020, we are offering evening courses on the following dates:

Payroll Compliance Legislation  May 4th to June 17th. Mondays and Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm MGPA 001 Register

Payroll Fundamentals 1 July 6 to August 22  Mondays and Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm MGPF 001 Register

Payroll Fundamentals 2 Fall 2020 MGPF 002

Cost is $550 per class (plus separate registration fees to Canadian Payroll Association to receive Payroll Compliance Practitioner certification).