Training Course

  • Certificate in Principles of Payments (CertPAY)

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    Course dates

    19 May 2017

    The London Institute of Banking & Finance



Course Summary

Registration is open year-round

Registration fee = £475 includes learning materials and exam entry

CertPAY provides professionals working in the global payments sector with an internationally recognised qualification and a formal recognition of your professionalism. Studying the programme provides you with the specialist knowledge and skills relating to the products, purpose, structure and inherent risks associated with payments.

Synopsis of course

The Certificate in Principles of Payments is a distance-learning qualification enabling you to study at a time and pace that suits you. You will be provided with online access to a detailed study text covering the syllabus and containing review questions and activities. A specimen paper is also available to download.

Studying this qualification develops core knowledge and understanding of the following areas:
• The structure of the industry and the component parts of payments
• The economic value and systemic importance of payments
• The global infrastructure of payments
• Payment regulation and compliance
• The risks, data protection and system security associated with the payments industry

Assessment is through a single 85-minute multiple choice exam.

Who should attend

CertPAY is designed to enhance the skills and understanding of anyone working in the sector including payments specialists, managers and operational, compliance and risk teams. The qualification is highly relevant to banks, other financial institutions and the ever-widening market of Fintech providers.

About the training provider

The London Institute of Banking & Finance exists for a very simple reason – to advance banking and finance by providing outstanding education and thinking, tailored to the needs of business, individuals, and society.

We advance careers by equipping people with the skills and capability the sector demands, so they can perform more effectively and responsibly. Our focus is on lifelong learning; equipping individuals with the knowledge, skills and qualifications to achieve what they want throughout their career and life. And because we’ve been at the heart of the sector since 1879, we create connections and build partnerships between people and business that make banking and finance more accessible and understood, and enhance social inclusion through better financial capability.

Our trade finance qualifications are benchmarks in the industry. Studied in over 90 countries worldwide, the topics of International Trade and Finance, Documentary Credits and Demand Guarantees provide specialist knowledge to display capability, aid efficiency and enable progression in the workplace. The qualifications have been developed in close partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

We are The London Institute of Banking & Finance, lifelong partners for financial education.

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