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Payroll Compliance Practitioner

Professional Certificate | 85711

Program Overview

The Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) designation is offered in partnership with the National Payroll Institute. This program prepares payroll practitioners to manage the compliance requirements of an organization's annual payroll cycle, deliver clear and reliable payroll information, and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and strategy discussions. When you become receive your designation, you join a growing community of supportive professionals and gain access to the resources you need to stay current and compliant.

Compulsory courses can only be taken one at a time and must be taken in sequence. Courses are in a blended format. Students are required to have access to a computer and the internet.


In addition to registration and payment of tuition to Humber College, learners must register and pay the institiute's applical fee (s) for each course. Registration forms, complete with payment, must be submitted to National Payroll Institute no later than two weeks prior to the course start date in order to ensure timely delivery of printed course material. Printed course material will be shipped to you. An invitation email will be sent to you to access the LMS platform. For more information visit or email

PCP Certification Requirements

  • three compulsory courses and one elective
  • one year Work Experience Requirement Application (WERA). For more information visit
  • students must achieve a minimum grade of 65 per cent on both the final examination and 65 per cent on the course to pass.

All courses and electives require a passing grade of 65% in order to be accepted towards the designation. Prior to receiving designation from the National Payroll Institute, students must have at least one year of work experience. Part-time students can obtain the work experience requirement within five years before or five years after the start date of their first successful attempt at the Payroll Compliance Legislation course.

Humber's Payroll courses is now OSAP eligible.

See for details on which courses qualify for micro-credentials.

To apply go through the Ontario Student Assistance Program link 

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