CPP/FPC Study Group

The WMAC has organized a CPP/FPC Study Group as a benefit to our members.  We have assembled a group of subject matter experts to teach these classes and are very proud that our pass rate typically surpasses the national average.


Summer 2017 Study Group Information: 

Study Group Sponsor:

For 2017, the WMAC CPP/FPC Study Group has 5 different options for you to choose from. Please read ALL options prior to selecting one to purchase.  Options 1-3 are designed for the member who is starting their journey to become certified. Option 4 is for a FPC or CPP who is only seeking re-certification credit hours.  Option 5 is for the FPC who is aspiring to achieve their CPP.

Option 1 

10 Study Group Sessions.  This option does NOT offer RCHs.

$350 - Does NOT include the cost of book
Option 2

10 Study Group Session and EITHER the Cram for the Exam class (9/16) or the Calculations Class (8/12). This option does NOT offer RCHs.

$425 - Does NOT include the cost of book
Option 3

10 Study Group Sessions and BOTH the Cram for the Exam class (9/16) AND the Calculations Class (8/12).  This option does NOT offer RCHs.

$475 - Does NOT include the cost of book
Option 4

10 Study Group Sessions AND RCHs are awarded.  This is for current FPC/CPP looking for recertification hours.

$500 - Does not include the cost of book.
Option 5

This option is for an FPC studying to become a CPP and comes with a Guarantee. This option includes 10 Study Group Sessions and Pass/Fail Benefits. RCHs are awarded for the FPC in this option.

Pass - December 2017 Chapter Meeting - FREE and 1 Year WMAC Membership dues. Your current membership will be extended for 12 months.

Fail - You must have attended ALL 10 study group sessions and then you will be eligible to attend the next Cram for the Exam for FREE (This would be held in the Spring 2018) and a FREE 1 Year WMAC Membership dues.

$550 - Does not include the cost of book.

This study group will cover laws effective 1/1/2017.

The 2017 Payroll Source is REQUIRED - NO EXCEPTIONS!
(Text is required even if you are only taking the course for recertification credits.)

The Cost of this course does NOT include the cost of the exam.  You will sign up for the exam on the APA website.

This CPP/FPC Study Group will consist of 1 Wednesday evening session and 9 Saturday sessions.

Marriott Courtyard Tysons Corner Fairfax
1960-A Chain Bridge Road
McLean, Virginia 22102

Class Date/Time: 

Date  Day  Time 
06/14/17  Wednesday  6:00PM-9:00PM
06/17/17 Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
06/24/17  Saturday  9:00AM-2:00PM
07/15/17  Saturday  9:00AM-2:00PM
07/22/17  Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
07/29/17  Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
08/05/17  Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
08/19/17  Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
08/26/17  Saturday  9:00AM-1:00PM
09/09/17  Saturday 9:00AM-1:00PM


To register for this event, visit the events page on June 14, 2017.  

Sample Schedule from 2016: The tentative schedule will be out soon, but will most likely follow this layout.

Date AM/PM Topic
06/14/17 6:00-9:00 PM Class Introduction, Assignment details etc., About the Exam
06/17/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 1 - The Employer-Employee Relationship
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 10 - Recordkeeping and Record Retention
06/24/17  9:00-11:00 Chapter 3 - Taxable and Non-taxable Compensation
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-2:00 Chapter 3 - Taxable and Non-taxable Compensation
07/15/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 4 - Health, Accident and Retirement Benefits
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-2:00 Chapter 4 - Health, Accident and Retirement Benefits
07/22/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 2 - FLSA/FMLA
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 2 - FLSA/FMLA
07/29/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 5 - Paying the Employee
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 9 - Other Deductions From Pay
08/05/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 6, 7 & 8 - Withholding Taxes, Unemployment Insurance, & Depositing and Reporting Withheld Taxes
  11:00-11:30 Break 
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 6, 7 & 8 - Withholding Taxes, Unemployment Insurance, & Depositing and Reporting Withheld Taxes
08/19/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 12 - Payroll Systems and Technology
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 11 - Accounting
08/26/17 9:00-11:00 Chapter 13 - Managing a Payroll Department
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Chapter 14 - International Payroll
09/09/17  9:00-11:00 Review Practice Test/Calculations
  11:00-11:30 Break
  11:30-1:00 Review Practice Test/Calculations


 CPP/FPC Study Group Materials