APRP (Accredited Payments Risk Professional Certification)

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The APRP (Accredited Payments Risk Professional) 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 was limited to 250 participants, with 204 individuals who are now APRPs!

Exam Dates: July 1 - 20, 2019

The exam will cover the following areas:

  • Fundamentals of Payments Risk Management - 27%
  • Payment Systems - 16%
  • Payments Risk Policy & Governance - 10%
  • Payments Risk Management Systems and Controls - 22%
  • Physical and Information Security - 13%
  • Regulatory Environment - 12%

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

Register for the comprehensive APRP Prep Series that includes webinars that cover the details one needs to know for the APRP Certification Exam and learn all about payments risk.

The APRP Webinar Based Prep Series will begin in March 2019
Cost - $650 Members / $1,300 Non-Members

Each individual Training Course may be attended independently for $199 Member / $398 Non-Member

Enhancements are being made to the APRP study guide and other reference materials to help prepare for the exam. Updated materials are expected to be available by the end of November. 

Registration for the 2019 APRP Certificate July 2019 Exam window will begin September 10, 2018.  To learn more, click here!