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Payroll Compliance Legislation

Course number : PDEV-511    Section number : C01
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Course Description
The Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification Program, offered in partnership with the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA), is the foundation of your career in payroll. It provides you with the compliance knowledge required to process your organization’s annual payroll cycle, effectively communicate payroll information to all stakeholders, and understand the accounting function as it relates to payroll.

Payroll Compliance Legislation is the first course required for the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification. Throughout this course you will learn basic compliance requirements and how to describe them to others.

Upon successful completion of Payroll Compliance Legislation, you will:
  • understand compliance requirements.
  • be able to describe payroll’s objectives and stakeholders.
  • identify an employer/employee relationship.
  • apply federal and provincial legislation to payroll including:  The Canada Pension Plan, The Employment Insurance Act, The Income Tax Act, Employment Standards legislation, Workers’ Compensation Acts and Quebec-specific legislation.
  • communicate the payroll compliance requirements to various stakeholders.


Good writing and basic mathematical skills will be required to successfully complete this course.

In order to achieve certification, all course must be completed with 65% or higher.

Students must be a current member of the Canadian Payroll Association and may be required to pay the associated fees.

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This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to,

Class Details

17 Sessions
Weekly - Wed, Mon

Instructional Building (IB)

Variety of Instructors 



Registration Closes On
Sunday, September 30, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 10/08/2018, 11/12/2018)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/3/2018 - 12/5/2018 Weekly - Mon, Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lethbridge, Instructional Building (IB)  Map Variety of Instructors