ODFI ACH Operations Certificate

About the Certificate

Designed for ODFI operations personnel, the ODFI ACH Operations Certificate will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of originating entries. To earn this certificate, ten (10) credits must be earned and an evaluation submitted for each course attended.

Why Complete a NEACH ACH Certificate?

  • Gain a comprehensive overview of ACH Rules, regulations and processes
  • Strengthen skills to effectively handle payments risk with a deeper understanding of the ACH Network
  • Prepare for NACHA certification as an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP)
  • Demonstrate to employers a higher level of payments expertise 


  • All On Board! Originator On-Boarding
  • How to Talk to Your Originators
  • ACH Exception Handling for ODFIs
  • Compliance Day
  • Importance of Exposure Limits
  • Reversals and Your Role in Them
  • Industry Update
  • Authorizations, What to Provide?
  • Roles and Relationships-ODFI
  • Same-Day ACH: Opportunities are Here
  • Cash Management: A User's Perspective
  • Do Your Originator's Meet Your Risk Appetite?
  • Where’s a Third Party? The Where’s Waldo Game of Payments
  • Bits and Bytes
Requirements & Instructions

To earn this certificate, ten (10) credits must be earned, made up of required and elective sessions. Upon completion of each course, an on-line evaluation must be completed to verify participation. Successful completion of each evaluation is required to receive a NEACH Certificate. Participants have two years from the start date to complete certificate requirements.

Cost of Registration

Each NEACH ACH Certificate Program costs:

  • $100 Administration Fee*
  • $195 Per Course (Members)
  • $130 Per Course Education Club Pricing**
More Information

For more information, please contact:

Sandy Ortins, AAP, NCP
Vice President, Education

* One-time fee
**The NEACH Education Club provides members with the best value in payments education for a fraction of the cost. Mix and match ten events, annually, for $1,300 – a savings of 33%!