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08/29/20 APA PayTrain Level 1 - Fundamentals

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Collaboration Studio (HCS) at HCC

1602 N. 15th St (Corner of 15th St. and 5th Ave.)

Tampa, FL 33605 

Parking:  Free parking is available in the surface lot at Collaboration Studio.  Overflow parking is available in the 15th Street Garage behind Collaboration Studio.  However, validation for the garage may not be available on nights and weekends, so students may be responsible for parking fees.  If you park in the garage you must be out by 7:00 PM.

Room: 132

Day:  Saturday

Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Dates:  8/29/20 - 10/3/20  (no class 9/5/20)

Note:  Participant workbooks are included.  Exam not included.

This is a working lunch course, consisting of 6 hours each day.  Please bring your lunch.

The PayTrain Level 1 course teaches the fundamental payroll calculations, completion of forms, and applications providing students with the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities required to maintain your organization’s payroll compliance while preventing costly penalties. 

This course is ideal for new payroll professionals, those who support the payroll industry, and those who are preparing for the FPC exam. 

FALL 2020 - Exam Information
Registration: July 7 - October 9, 2020

Exam: September 5 - October 10, 2020

PayTrain Level 1 is a prerequisite for the PayTrain Level 2 course.

Topics include the introductory study of:

  • Payroll Concepts
  • Calculations of Pay
  • Calculations of Deductions and Net Pay
  • Fringe Benefits and Other Payments
  • Retirement Plans
  • Cafeteria Plans
  • Payroll Reporting and Employment Taxes
  • Record Keeping and Payroll Practices
  • Payroll Accounting and Audits
  • Payroll Administration and Management

Learn more about certification benefits and exam registration at

Financial Assistance:  

This course is approved for the CareerSource Tampa Bay Rapid Response Recovery Program. If you have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, you may qualify for a scholarship from CareerSource Tampa Bay to attend our course. Up to 1,000 Hillsborough County residents can take advantage of the Short-Term Training program. For more information and to see if you qualify, please visit or call 813-360-1444 or email’

Instructor:  Lisa Henry