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Payroll Fundamentals 1 - National Payroll Institute

Course Code CPAC-102
Course Name Payroll Fundamentals 1 - National Payroll Institute
Category Business
Description Graduates that complete this course will be able to apply payroll legislation and calculate individual pay. This includes all components of individual pay from remuneration, through deductions, to net pay for regular and non-regular situations. You will have the content and skills necessary to effectively communicate all aspects of the individual pay calculation process to external and internal stakeholders. In addition, you will be able to accurately complete Records of Employment (ROE).

Notes Prerequisite: CPAC 101
National Payroll Institute (NPI) membership
Required course for the following outside certification: Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) from the Association
Students must achieve 65% in the course to be eligible for the PCP designation.

In addition to the Centennial College course fee, students are also responsible for a registration fee payable directly to the NPI. Course materials must be purchased through the National Payroll Institute. For additional information and the National Payroll Institute's designation, please email or by visiting their website at
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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
821 $284.97 Winter 2024 2024-01-17 2024-04-17
Times Days
06:30 PM to 09:30 PM W
Distance Online
841 $284.97 Summer 2024 2024-05-08 2024-08-14
Times Days
06:30 PM to 09:30 PM W
Distance Online
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