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Fundamental Payroll Certification

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American Payroll Association
Fundamental Payroll Certification
711 Navarro Street, Suite 100, San Antonio
TX 78205-1721


The Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) is open to all those who wish to demonstrate a baseline of payroll competency. The FPC is designed for: Entry-level Payroll Professionals,
Sales Professionals/Consultants serving the payroll industry,
Systems Analysts/Engineers writing payroll programs, and
Payroll Service Bureau Client Representatives. APA membership is not required.

Fundamental Payroll Certification Website


Work Experience Required? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 3 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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