PayTrain Sale!

Save $100 on your purchase when you order your PayTrain or PayTrain Fundamentals program by December 15, 2023 by using discount code NOV100 at checkout.

Discount offer is good through December 15, 2023. Discount applies to 2023 Self-Study and Guided-Study programs only. Offer not valid for Renewal products and cannot be applied to previous purchases.


PayTrain Fundamentals 2023 - Self-Study - Online Only

  • Course includes comprehensive learning modules (available while logged in via ereader) along with interactive exercises, quizzes, calculations and flashcards
  • Allows you to study when and where it's most convenient
  • Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules
  • Anticipate spending approximately 24 hours to complete the PayTrain Fundamentals course
  • Access to web-based study tools through September 14, 2024
  • PAYO Member/Colleague discounts applied during checkout
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This PayTrain Fundamentals course provides payroll training for professional development and FPC preparation designed for adult learners. The Self-Study option allows you to progress through the course at your own pace.

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 2023 PayTrain materials align with the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 FPC and CPP exams. Purchasers of the 2023 materials will have access to the online portion of the program through September 14, 2024.


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 $300 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 2023, 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