Accredited Payments Risk Professional Certification

NACHA has announced a NEW advanced certification program called the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) Certification. The certification esteems itself to identify those individuals who are competent in risk across payment channels at an enterprise level. In 2018, its pilot year, participation will be limited to 225 participants.

Exam Dates: March 5-17, 2018

The exam will cover the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of Payments Risk Management
  • Payment Systems
  • Payments Risk Policy & Governance
  • Payments Risk Management Systems and Controls
  • Physical and Information Security
  • Regulatory Environment

APRP Certification Propels Your Business & Career Forward

Becoming an APRP will help you to advance both your financial institution as well as your career. Having an APRP employee shows examiners that your Financial Institution is committed to risk management and regulatory compliance. As an APRP, you can rest assured that you will rise above the rest by exemplifying that you are committed to your payments-related profession and helping your employer remediate risk.

APRP Prep Series

PAR/WACHA has created a comprehensive APRP Prep Series that includes seven webinars that cover the details one needs to know for the APRP Certification Exam and learn all about payments risk.

video icon The APRP Prep Series will be every Wednesday starting Jan. 3 to Feb. 14, 2018, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. CT.

video icon If you want to see what this is all about, we have a webinar for that, too, and it's FREE. Register for "So You Think You Want to Be an APRP?", Dec. 12 from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. CT. 

video icon Click here to register for the APRP Certification Exam.