ODFI ACH Operations Certificate

About the Certificate

Designed for ODFI operations personnel.  The ODFI ACH Operations Certificate provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental 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! Payment On-Boarding (1 credit)
  • How to Talk to Your Originators? (1 credit)
  • 2020 Industry Update (1 credit)
  • ACH Exception Handling for ODFIs (1 credit)
  • Compliance Day (2 credit)
  • Roles and Relationships-ODFI (1 credit)
  • Importance of Exposure Limits (1 credit)
  • Reversals and Your Role in Them (1 credit)
  • Authorizations, What to Provide? (1 credit)
  • Managing Operational Risk (1 credit)
  • Common Audit Issues in New England (1 credit)
  • Are Your Originators Meeting your Risk Appetite (1 credit)
  • Where’s a Third Party?  The Where’s Waldo Game of Payments (1 credit)
  • Bits and Bytes (1 credit)
Requirements & Instructions

This certificate requires the completion of ten (10) credits from the NEACH Education Program. 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, APRP, NCP
Senior Vice President, Operations

*Please note that the access information will be sent to you in a separate email upon receipt of payment.  Access information and support are only provided during normal business hours.
** One-time Administration 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%!
*** Upon completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion via USPS to the address we have listed on file.