College and Willory Partner on Payroll Certification Program
CLEVELAND, August 2018: Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)
announced a partnership to bring the American Payroll
Association’s PayTrain College & University program to Northeast
The program through Tri-C’s Corporate College®
explores all levels of payroll administration. Coursework is
designed for those interested in learning the basics of payroll
through the Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC) or
becoming a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP).
Enrollment is now open for courses, which begin in September at
Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights. Classes will
also be offered at Tri-C’s Brunswick University Center in 2019.
The partnership meshes the professional training of Corporate
College with the payroll and HR expertise of Willory, a staffing
and consulting firm based in Bath. Willory staffing specialists
will work with students to review resumes and credentials to
prepare them for employment.
“This relationship with Corporate College comes at a time when
the region is experiencing a shortage of qualified payroll
professionals,” said John Bernatovicz, Willory’s president and
founder. “We look forward to working with the talented students
who complete this program.”
Courses are offered at two levels:
PayTrain Level 1: Fundamentals of Payroll Certification (FPC)
The session covers payroll
calculations and applications necessary for new payroll
professionals and support professionals. The Saturday morning
classes begin Sept. 8 at Corporate College East and Feb. 2 at
Brunswick University Center.
PayTrain Level 2: Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)
Coursework at this level includes
in-depth and advanced payroll topics for experienced payroll
managers and supervisors. The course will be offered Saturday
mornings at Corporate College East beginning Feb. 2.
The fee for the nine-week FPC course is $850 while the
twelve-week CPP course is $900. To register for classes or learn
more about the programs, visit
www.corporatecollege.com/paytrain or call 216-987-3075
Potential students can join a webinar at 9 a.m. Thursday, Aug.
30. The hourlong session will cover building a career in
payroll, the impact of payroll certifications and finding
Webinar registration is available at
“Corporate College exists to meet the training needs of
Northeast Ohio’s business community,” said Robert Peterson,
president of Corporate College. “We welcome the opportunity to
partner with Willory on these courses to address a regional
As part of its partnership with Tri-C, Willory is awarding five
$200 scholarships to program participants during the 2018-2019
academic year. Visit
www.willory.com/scholarship to apply.