Risk Management for ACH

About the Certificate

Designed for personnel who want to expand their knowledge on Risk Management in the ACH network, this certificate provides training on originator on-boarding, audits, fraud mitigation and the importance of exposure limits.  The track is great for ACH personnel that are responsible for risk mitigation or Risk Assessment creation.  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’ higher level of payments expertise


  • All on Board! Payment On-Boarding (1 credit)
  • Risk and Fraud Roundtable (2 credit)
  • FFIEC and BCP: Are you Prepared (1 credit)
  • There’s Snow, There’s Rain, There’s Wind, Oh My! (1 credit)
  • ACH Audit Requirements, Are You Ready? (2 credit)
  • Common Gaps in ACH Risk Management Program (1 credit)
  • Managing Risk when implementing a new product (1 credit)
  • Importance of Exposure Limits (1 credit)
  • Cross-Channel Risk (1 credit)
  • 2020 Fraud Predictions (1 credit)
  • Where’s a Third Party?  The Where’s Waldo Game of Payments (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.