Payments Association of South Africa

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Advanced Certificate in Electronic Payments

*Dates subject to change.

Programme Bookings

Visit the PASA Academy Bookings Portal to register.

Programme Overview

Welcome to the Advanced Certificate Programme by the PASA Academy team, an integral component of our comprehensive suite of offerings at PASA. This programme builds upon the foundational knowledge acquired in the Certificate in Foundational Payments, which serves as a prerequisite for enrolment.

Key topics covered:

  • Detailed Clearing and Settlement process flows
  • Criteria and major industry rules for each payment system 
  • Incident Management processes 
  • The role of non-bank stakeholders in payment systems
  • Risks and benefits associated with various electronic payments
  • Interchange mechanisms in electronic payment systems
  • Current and future innovations and projects in the electronic payments landscape
Programme Details 

Duration: Designed for completion within a 16-week period. 

Format: The programme is fully online, accessible from the convenience of your laptop. It’s structured into modules, with a user-friendly interface guiding you through each step of the journey.

Assessments: Integral to the programme, assessments must be completed by the end of week 16 within the designated pass mark range to qualify for your Certificate. 

Modules: The programme is segmented into modules, each featuring system-marked activities and faculty-marked assessments.

Support: Throughout the programme, we offer Connect and Q&A sessions to ensure you receive ample support from our faculty and gain additional industry insights from subject matter experts.

For more detailed information, please download our brochure.

Completion of this programme qualifies you for enrolment in our advanced programme focusing on high-value payments.

Programme Schedule

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