NZPPA Payroll Learning Paths Matrix

NZPPA is the only technical payroll training organisation in New Zealand and has been since 2007. Our focus is on developing and providing the required knowledge and skills to payroll practitioners so they can run, process and manage payroll to ensure compliance and that payroll is run effectively for their business.

NZPPA has four different levels of payroll learning and professional development based on:

  • NZPPA Certification (see details of NZPPA Certification in the Training Menu)
  • NZPPA Payroll core professional development courses (6 levels based across the 5 Certification types)
  • Additional payroll specialised courses (run when demand is present)
  • NZPPA Certificates – eLearning (based on NZQA work schemes and assessment based on NZQA unit standards)

In the following NZPPA Payroll Learning Paths Matrix all of the above have been included so it can be seen how you can progress through the different levels as you develop in your payroll career.

If you have any questions on the NZPPA Payroll Learning Paths Matrix please contact: [email protected]

Please note: You cannot undertake any certificate course (other than entry) without firstly showing you have either the required experience or training knowledge to be accepted at that level.

NZPPA Payroll Learning Paths Matrix

NZPPA Certification levels: Certified Payroll Technician (Entry Level) – CPT Certified Payroll Practitioner (Intermediate Level) – CPP Certified Payroll Specialist (Advance Level) – CPS Certified Payroll Consultant (Advance Level) – CPC Certified Payroll Manager (Leadership of Payroll) – CPM
Payroll core professional development courses:
  • Payroll Foundations Skills (Lvl 1) (2 days)
  • Payroll Law (Lvl 2) (2 days)

 

  • Payroll Calculations (Lvl 3) (1 day)
  • Payroll Compliance Audit & Employment Agreement Terms Workshop (Lvl 5) (1 day)
  • Payroll Calculations [+] (Lvl 4) (1 day)
  • Intro to Payroll Leadership (Lvl 6) (2 days)
Additional payroll specialised courses
  • 1st April Payroll Update

 

  • Payroll for Non-Payroll Practitioners (1 day)
  • 1st April Payroll Update

 

  • Employee Leave (1 day)
  • NZPPA Certificate in Employee Leave (eLearning) (PT 4Wks)
  • NZPPA Certificate in Payroll Law (eLearning) (PT 4Wks)
  • 1st April Payroll Update

 

  • Creating Effective Payroll Procedures (1 day)
  • 1st April Payroll Update
  • 1st April Payroll Update
NZPPA Certificates eLearning (based on NZQA work schemes and assessment based on NZQA unit standards) (NEW) NZPPA Certificate – Payroll Technician (4 modules over 4 months) NZPPA Certificate in Payroll Practice (4 modules over 4 months) (NEW) NZPPA Certificate – Payroll Specialist (4 Modules over 4 Months) (NEW) NZPPA Certificate – Payroll Consultant (4 Modules over 4 Months) NZPPA Certificate in Payroll Management (4 Modules over 4 Months)

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