Level up with accountant certifications built just for you.

From fundamental skill building to master-classes on monetization, our courses can help you deliver more value than ever before. Plus, earn CPE credits, badges, swag, certificates, and more.

Learning Track: Payroll Essentials

Get Gusto Payroll Certified.

Designed for bookkeepers and accountants who are new to running payroll on Gusto’s platform, Gusto Payroll Certification helps you master critical payroll management skills and earn up to 4.0 CPE credits.

Build foundational knowledge of Gusto tools and features
Master skills like time tracking, creating pay schedules, and filing payroll tax forms
Learn how to optimize workflows with advice from seasoned pros
Get certified
People Advisory CertificationPayroll Certification is just another way Gusto partners with my firm to create a great experience for my team and my clients as they learn how to manage payroll.
Caldwell Consulting & Training
Learning Track: People Advisory

Become a Certified People Advisor.

Designed for accountants looking to offer their clients more than payroll, People Advisory Certification teaches you how to combine your financial expertise with Gusto’s people platform to provide valuable advisory services to clients and their employees. Learn at your own pace and earn up to 5.0 CPE credits.

Apply a People Advisory lens across the payroll process
Deliver data-backed insights and recommendations
Advise across each phase of the employee lifecycle
Get certified

Here’s a tip! Check out our People Advisory Live Certification for an interactive introduction to people operations advising.

People Advisory CertificationPeople Advisory Certification expanded my team’s expertise and gave us deeper insight into what clients and their employees value.
Director of Business Development
Aprio Cloud
Learning Track: Practice Management

Monetize your firm’s advisory capabilities with Accelerator.

Designed for firm leaders and top-level accountants, the Accelerator Program is a hands-on course that guides you through launching a People Advisory practice at your firm. Whether you take courses live or on your own, you can earn up to 4.0 CPE credits.

Frameworks for service packaging, staffing, and pricing
Easily implemented marketing tools and templates
Conversation starters and sales training
Take the course

Here’s a tip! Once complete, make sure your whole team has taken the People Advisory Certification course.

People Advisory AcceleratorWith Gusto’s Accelerator program we can now charge three times more than what we were charging before.
Founder and CEO

Make your
certification official.

With all the skills you’ll be learning, we recommend setting aside 5-6 hours to complete each certification program. As a thank you, you’ll be rewarded for your hard work.

Get an official enamel pin for each certification, plus a digital badge you can add to your website or email signature
Get a signed certificate recognizing your accomplishment
Collect hard-earned CPE credits (varies per certification)

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So much more than certifications.

With Gusto’s partner program, you get access to powerful data, tools, and training to help you provide your clients with financial expertise, People Advisory services, and more.

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Become a Gusto partner today.

Get exclusive tools and resources, a community of peers, access to training and education, free payroll for your firm*, and so much more.

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