APA certification is a valuable, objective credential that verifies a specified level of knowledge, skills, and abilities in the payroll profession. Certification helps individuals demonstrate their payroll expertise, secure promotions, advance their careers, and enhance their standing within the profession. 

APA sets the standards for payroll excellence through certification programs at two levels - the Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) and the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP).  Click on the certification types below to explore the benefits of each of them.