APRP Risk Certification Training
Attention risk professionals looking for a valuable certification within the payments industry? PaymentsFirst is offering you an opportunity to take part in the 2023 APRP Training program, with our team of certified payments expert risk professionals ready to support, encourage and provide necessary steps on how you too can succeed and achieve your APRP Certification.
Looking for additional information about the APRP Certification? Do you have questions about whether this certification is right for you? Do you need information to provide to take back to your supervisor?
Look for our "So You Want To Be an APRP" * information webinar on March 8th
*Continuing credits are not available for this information session
2023 APRP Exam Preparation Series
The APRP Exam Preparation Series consists of ten webinars and two Q&A sessions designed to prepare individuals for the 2023 Accredited Payments Risk Professional Exam. A set of APRP Flashcards and the New RiskPro is also included in the Exam Preparation Series.
The 2023 Exam Window will be August 7 - September 2, 2023.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for individual webinar purchase
|Orientation / Welcome Session||4/12/23|
Risk Fundamentals - Part 1
Risk Fundamentals - Part 2
Risk Fundamentals - Part 3
|Open Q&A Session||5/24/23|
|Payments Risk Policy, and Governance - Part 1||5/31/23|
|Payments Risk Policy, and Governance - Part 2||6/7/23|
|Payments Risk Management Systems & Controls||6/14/23|
|Physical and Information Security||6/21/23|
|Open Q&A Session||6/28/23|
2023 Exam Information
The APRP exam will consist of 120 multiple choice questions. Candidates will have three (3) hours to complete the exam. The exam is administered at computer based testing facilities.
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
Test Window: Monday, Aug. 7 – Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023
Registration Start Date: Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 - Friday, June 23, 2023
Late Registration Period: Saturday, June 24 - Friday, August 4, 2023
Deferral End Date *: Friday, July 7, 2023
Late Deferral Period *: Saturday, July 8 - Friday, August 4, 2023
Substitution End Date *: Friday, August 4, 2023
Cancellation End Date *: Friday, July 7, 2023
* A written request is required for deferrals and cancellations. Absolutely no registrations, deferrals, or substitutions will be processed after the deadline.
Continuing Education Guidelines
Continuing Education Credit Temporary Waiver - Effective March 13, 2020
In response to recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the COVID-19 virus, the AAP Blue Ribbon Panel and the APRP Oversight Panel approved a temporary waiver of the maximum number of Continuing Education Credits (CECs) that can be earned via self-study. The AAP and APRP Continuing Education Guidelines currently allow for a maximum of 10 hours per year earned via self-study.
You are still required to fulfill your 60 hour CEC requirement during your certification period, but this temporary waiver allows you to obtain all of the maximum 20 hours earned in calendar year 2020, and now also applies to credits earned between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2021.
When filing your credits online or by form during the wavier period, all Self-Study (aka Web Based Learning System) programs should be categorized as In Person Conf., Seminar, Webinar (aka Prof Trng) to ensure you obtain the maximum 20 credits allowed in this category.
As a reminder, this policy pertains only to credits earned between Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2020, and Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2021. If you are eligible to file 2020 CECs, but have not done so, please note the deadline to file is March 31, 2021. Late filings will be accepted April 1-April 30 for an additional $50.