Vermont Technical College - Main Campus

Payroll Practice and Management (Voucher Included)

HOURS: 100
TYPE: Career Training Program
FEES: $1995.00 USD


Whether you’re interested in obtaining a new career in payroll, or are an experienced payroll professional seeking a professional certification, this program will allow you to demonstrate the skills required to excel as a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP).

This program is designed to help you prepare and provide a thorough review for the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam administered by the American Payroll Association (APA). The registration fee for this exam is included with this program.


Prepares You For...

  • Payroll Specialist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Manager
  • Payroll Accountant
  • Payroll Professional with Certified Payroll

What You'll Learn...

Payroll is one of the fastest-changing career fields in the business world today. Constant fluctuation in government rules and regulations make it difficult to keep up.

The Payroll Practice and Management Online Training Program will teach you all facets of payroll, from the basics to the complexity of fringe benefits, taxation, and garnishments. If you're new to the field, you'll build a solid foundation and knowledge of payroll rules and regulations.

Competency Checklist:

Upon completion of your program, you will know:

  • Requirements of classifying employees under the IRC and classifying employees as exempt under the FLSA
  • Federal taxation regulations pertaining to payroll and how to complete and process Form W-4
  • IRS tax requirements, their interpretation, and application
  • Pay periods and their effect on taxation
  • The basics of fringe benefits
  • The basics of organizing a year-end season

Job Outlook

You can expect to make an average of $54,140 as a Payroll Specialist in your area.

certified payroll professional salary $44k

Companies hiring in your area include:

  • Bon Secours Health System Incorporated
  • Marriott International Incorporated
  • The Catholic University Of America
  • Washington Post

Skills for Success

  • Payroll Processing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting
  • Communication Skills
  • Detail-Oriented

Career Opportunities

This program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Human Resources / Labor Relations Specialist
  • Accountant
  • Compensation / Benefits Analyst
  • Office Manager
  • Payroll Manager

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  • Learn in-demand job skills
  • Start anytime
  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced