American Payroll Association: PayTrain Courses

Take your Payroll career to a Professional level! Earn the FPC or CPP Certification TODAY!

PayTrain Level I                                            PayTrain Level II
March 6 – April 5, 2018                                      Dates TBA
(NO CLASS week of March 19)
6 – 9 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays


PayTrain Level I (click to ENROLL)            PayTrain Level II
$790.00*                                                    $890.00*

Upcoming Exam Testing Windows:

Fall Exam Window: September 16 - October 14, 2017
Applications Accepted: July 11 - October 13, 2017

Spring Exam Window: March 24 - April 21, 2018
Application Accepted: January 16 - April 20, 2018

Program Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this program, however certain criteria must be met for participants taking the FPC or CPP exam. See exam requirements below.

For more information on fees and other certification details, visit


Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)

The FPC is a certification credential for payroll beginners and service and support professionals. The exam is open to all those who wish to demonstrate a baseline of payroll competency. For more information visit:

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

The CPP is a certification credential for those with some experience in payroll. To qualify for CPP certification, candidates must have earned three years of payroll experience in the five years prior to taking the exam. For more information visit:

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Contact Kirstin Krug at 405.682.7856 or  

*Effective February 2, 2015, OCCC Professional Development Institute customers who choose to make payments with a credit or debit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa) will incur a 2.75% convenience fee for use of the service.  A convenience fee covers charges assessed by credit card companies for providing the service.