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PayTrain® Fundamentals Self-Study Printed Books

This offer is only available for Payroll professionals who have already purchased the PayTrain Fundamentals Online Only program and would like to purchase the printed modules.

Yes! I would like to purchase printed versions of the learning modules found in the PayTrain Fundamentals program.

  • The printed versions include the same content as found in the online ereader version.
  • You'll be able to keep the books as reference materials for years to come with answers to Payroll challenges right at your fingertips.
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  • PayTrain Fundamentals Reading materials include 12 modules:


    Module 1:
    Payroll Concepts


    Module 2:
    Calculations of Pay


    Module 3:
    Calculations of Deductions and Net Pay


    Module 4:
    Fringe Benefits and Other Payments


    Module 5:
    Retirement Plans


    Module 6:
    Cafeteria Plans


    Module 7:
    Payroll Reporting and Employment Taxes


    Module 8:
    Record Keeping and Payroll Practices


    Module 9:
    Payroll Accounting


    Module 10:
    Payroll Administration and Management


    Module 11:
    Health Benefits


    Module 12:
    International Payments

Although not guaranteed, orders placed before 1:00 PM CST during standard business hours will most likely ship the same day. Orders shipped via FedEx ground (with the exception of AK and HI which are shipped via FedEx Express) will normally arrive within 3-7 business days of processing the order. To find estimated transit times to your location click here. We cannot ship to PO or APO boxes. Please enter a valid street address.

Please note: Given current conditions, you may experience longer than normal shipping times on printed materials. We appreciate your patience.

The cost of PayTrain Fundamentals or PayTrain does NOT include the FPC or CPP exam fee. For details about the exams, click here.

The 2022 PayTrain materials align with the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 FPC and CPP exams. Purchasers of the 2022 materials will have access to the online portion of the program through September 16, 2023.


Volume/Group Discounts Available

If there are multiple training candidates within your organization or if you have organized a group of co-workers who would like to study together, save more per program beyond member pricing.

Contact Mike Downs, at +1-888-852-6664 or for quantity discounts.

Membership Savings

Join now to save up to $275 on your purchase!

International and Military

If you are preparing to take the CPP certification exam at an international testing site or a military testing center before September 2022, please contact Mike Downs to determine which preparation materials to purchase.

Email Mike Downs at or call +1-888-852-6664 (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT).


Email us at

Call +1-800-444-5015 (US, toll-free) or +1-651-905-2613 (outside North America).

8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT
Monday - Friday

1-2 units: Call 1-800-444-5015 (USA/Canada) or 1-651-905-2613 (outside North America)
3 or more units: Call 1-888-852-6664 for volume discounts. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm CT M-F.

Download, print and mail your PayTrain Fundamentals or PayTrain order form to:

API Fund for Payroll Education, Inc.
c/o Holmes Corporation
2975 Lone Oak Drive, Suite 180
Eagan, MN 55121