Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner

Online Course

The first choice for Accounts Payable Certification

ACAPP's Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner education programme is globally recognised as the leader in its field.


Entry / Intermediate / Advanced

Study Time

100 Hours (Up to 18 months to complete)


Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner

The ACAPP Practitioner course consists of both Foundation (CAPS) and Management (CAPM) courses and provides the highest level of Accounts Payable Certification.

Whether you are an experienced Accounts Payable or wider Finance professional, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to progress your career in Accounts Payable and wider finance functions.

Covering Accounts Payable specific technical, management, leadership and processes subject areas, along with people and departmental management this course will help you stand out from the crowd.

Course delivery and study materials

Every ACAPP course is designed to be studied online within the ACAPP Virtual Academy, an online learning platform where all course materials, study guides, assignments, videos and exams are available. Study support from ACAPP accredited tutors is also provided through the Virtual Academy.

From your enrolment date you will have access to the online courses and final exams for 18 months, in which time you must complete the course.

Course Content Table

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What you'll gain from this course

Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner status and CAPP designation - the highest level available.
Enhanced Leadership and Management skills
Understanding the principles of motivation to develop high performance teams
How to effectively conduct staff appraisals
An understanding of KPI's for Accounts Payable teams
Understand finance and accounting terminology
Successfully manage customers and stakeholders expectations
Understand invoice processing and handling best practices
Embrace the uses and benefits of todays technology in finance
Understand internal controls, risk management and compliance

Who is this course designed for?

Individuals either currently working within a finance role (Accounts Payable or wider finance operations) or those looking to gain the knowledge and skills to begin a career in finance.

Typically ACAPP students job titles include

Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk / Team Leader or Manager

Finance Operations Manager / Director

P2P Manager / Specialist / Consultant

Head of Shared Services

Please note this is not an exhaustive list and is a sample

How to enrol in ACAPP Online Courses

When to enrol is entirely your choice, there are no set intake dates as our Virtual Academy allows you the flexibility to start and stop study whenever is convenient for you.

Enrolment is simple - you can enrol online below where you will be required to select your international location (course materials contain regional variances) and then proceeding to create your student profile and pay the course fees.
Following payment, the course will become immediately available to you within your student dashboard.

Course Fees

Please begin selecting the your region and then click 'Enrol Now' under the payment option you would like to choose.

One Time Payment

Monthly Payment Plan

Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner

Includes: All course materials. Final Exam. Official Certificate

1495.00 USD
One time payment

149.95 USD x 10
Monthly payment plan

One Time Payment

Monthly Payment Plan

Certified Accounts Payable Practitioner

Includes: All course materials. Final Exam. Official Certificate

1199.00 GBP
One time payment

119.99 GBP x 10
Monthly payment plan

You've enrolled. What can you do next?

If you've decided to enrol in an ACAPP Certification Programme, it's a sign that you want to learn and develop and maybe progress your career to the next stage. Whilst our Certification Programmes are the best way to begin your professional development, when you've completed the course, you may find you're hungry for more and want to continue your professional development.

This is where ACAPP become your Continuous Professional Development partner. As a CPD Member of ACAPP, you will gain access to a variety of learning and development resources including; Webinars, Conferences and Events, Coaching Sessions, Short Courses and more.

Keep learning, developing and progressing with access to brand new resources and courses each and every month.

Frequently asked questions

What's included in the certification programme?

The programme includes all course materials, additional learning resources (webinars, reports etc) study guide, final exam and certificate.

How long to I have to complete the course and take the exam?

You have up to 12 months to complete the course and final exam. Most students aim to complete the course within 6 months.

Is ACAPP Certification internationally recognised?

ACAPP is the leading provider of Accounts Payable & P2P courses, qualifications, conferences and research. As such the ACAPP Certification Programmes are highly respected and widely recognised with Practitioners and Employers in Canada, USA and the United Kingdom.

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