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AAP Accreditation

AAP Program

The Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) program affirms professional competence and subject area expertise for practitioners of Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments. Financial institution examiners and other users of the ACH Network accept the AAP credential as a mark identifying individuals who are highly skilled and serious about their profession.

Whether you are contemplating taking the AAP exam, already registered or have passed the exam, WesPay has the tools you need for your career journey.

Benefits of becoming an AAP

2014 AAP Exam Dates
October 6-25, 2014
Register with NACHA before September 19 to avoid incurring a late fee. After registering you will receive The Accredited ACH Professional Handbook, a helpful tool and integral part of your exam study.

Test Your Knowledge – Are You Ready to Take the AAP Exam?
Taking the AAP exam is a considerable commitment of time and budget and often professionals want to assess their knowledge prior to making this commitment. You can test your knowledge by taking a practice exam. Once you complete the practice exam, the AAP experts at WesPay can help you determine which training may be best for you.

Take a Practice Exam

AAP Training Opportunities

  1. ACH Network Certificate Program

  2. AAP Exam Preparation Webinars

  3. AAP Exam Preparation Three-day

  4. Post Symposium AAP Preparation Workshop

1. ACH Network Certificate Program

Determining how to prepare and study for the AAP exam can be a challenge. WesPay recommends a two-fold preparation method of successfully completing both the ACH Network Certificate program and the AAP exam preparation programs. Completing both in the same year has consistently resulted in exemplary first-time pass rates.

The ACH Network Certificate includes a series of scheduled webinars, a review session and comprehensive proficiency exam. This certificate program provides a thorough explanation of the ACH payment system and a firm foundation for any professional who wishes to develop a higher level of expertise in ACH or prepare to take the AAP exam preparation course.

ACH Network Certificate Schedule
July 14-August 22, 2014 (includes 13 webinars)


2. AAP Exam Preparation Webinars

AAP Exam Preparation Courses via Webinar


July 11, July 25, August 8, August 22, September 5, September 19, October 3

3. AAP Exam Preparation Three-day

WesPay Officers Candidate School - Three-Day In-Person Workshop


Ontario, CA

August 5 - 7, 2014

Seattle, WA

August 11 - 13, 2014

Anaheim, CA

August 12 - 14, 2014

San Francisco, CA

August 12 - 14, 2014

Honolulu, HI

August 18 - 20, 2014

Phoenix, AZ

August 26  - 28, 2014

Denver, CO

September 23 - 25, 2014

Vacaville, CA

September 23 - 25, 2014

Spokane, WA

September 29 - October 1, 2014

4. Post Symposium Workshop

AAP Preparation Workshop

This session will review all major concepts covered in each section of the test and allow time for candidate questions. Join WesPay as we lead you through this fast-paced review session to provide the guidance to help you achieve this important milestone.

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Exclusively for AAPs and AAP Candidates

Connect Online Community

Whether you are considering taking the AAP exam, registered for the exam or already an AAP, WesPay has a dedicated online community exclusively for members of WesPay, who have earned their AAP accreditation or are seriously considering taking the current year’s exam. Participants in the community may ask questions of other AAPs, request a buddy to help them prepare to take the AAP exam or have their questions answered by a WesPay AAP member while studying for the exam.

Note: The Connect online community replaces the WesPay LinkedIn option.


AAP Continuing Education
Connect - Payments Community and Forum


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