AAP Exam Preparation Program - Level III

This program provides detailed coverage of the Nacha Operating Rules, thoroughly reviewing all major concepts covered in each section of the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) exam.

WesPay recommends a two-fold approach to prepare for the AAP Exam by taking the ACH Network Certificate and the AAP Exam Preparation Program.

Two Ways to Prepare

WesPay offers two ways to complete this program. Topics presented are the same in either format. Participants have access to all class materials and recordings (for webinars) through the Learning Center.


  • Payments System Overview
  • ACH Products
  • ACH Rules, Parts 1 & 2
  • ACH Exceptions & Government Payments
  • Legal Framework for Payment Systems
  • ACH Technical Specifications
  • ACH Risk and Other Topics
  • Review (webinars only)


AAP Exam Preparation Program Webinar - Level III is an 8-week webinar series. Recordings of sessions are available afterwards, allowing for additional review.


AAP Exam Preparation Program Workshop - Level III is a three-day intensive workshop. In-person classes offer additional networking opportunities and builds a network of peers.

2021 Pricing for AAP Exam Preparation Program

Pricing is the same for Webinar and Workshop programs.

WesPay Members  $649 per person  |  Non-Members  $1,298 per person  |  10% discount for AAPs, APRPs, NCPs

Study Publication Package, purchased with registration  $225 Member  |  $450 Non-Member

Study Publication Package + ACHPro, purchased with registration  $295 Member  |  $590 Non-Member

Additional Study Materials

When registering for any of these preparation methods, AAP candidates may add an additional library of study tools. This package includes:

  • Nacha Operating Rules and Guidelines, print book
  • ACH Compliance Manual
  • ACH Audit Checklist
  • ACH Product Sales & Marketing Handbook
  • ACH Risk Management Handbook
  • ACH Standard Entry Class Code Quick Reference Cards
  • AAP Flash Cards

A "Plus" version of the package is also available. It includes all of the above materials plus ACHPro Online, a self-paced, online training tool which can be used in test or game mode. Choose the sections to play, assess your progress with practice tests. Questions are pulled from a pool so that every game or test is different.