PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS PAYCP-NA Payroll Compliance Practitioner

Courses and Descriptions

HUMR-1035Payroll Compliance Legislation

This is the first payroll course of the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) program and a prerequisite to enrolling in Payroll Fundamentals 1 and Payroll Fundamentals 2. Upon completion of Payroll Compliance Legislation (PCL), you will have a thorough understanding of legislative compliance requirements and will be able to:

  • describe payroll's objectives and stakeholders
  • identify an employee-employer relationship
  • communicate the payroll compliance requirements to various stakeholders
  • apply federal and provincial/territorial legislation, including: the Canada Pension Plan Act, the Employment Insurance Act, the Income Tax, Employment Standards, Worker's Compensation Acts, and Quebec-specific legislation

All students registered in a Payroll course must be registered with the CPA in order to be eligible for an access code and books. The registration form and complete payment must be received by the CPA at least two weeks before the course start date. Registrations can be completed online, faxed or emailed (available at under Certification>Registration). The CPA passing mark is 65% and the Work Experience Requirement Application (WERA) is a requirement for certification.

Textbooks and Booklists

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