SWACHA was the first organization to bring boot camps into the ACH world! 

- A Jump Start into the ACH World
- Months of Experience in 2 Days
- Proper Training and Reduced Risk
-2 different courses for each level of student

SWACHA also offers our Same-Day ACH Boot Camp Series which is a one day
comprehensive session that will help you get your ACH operations in shape!


ACH Boot Camp - Basic Training

Come to this two-day Boot Camp and get "whipped into ACH shape!" Greenhorns and seasoned veterans alike WILL walk away from this two-day intensive Boot Camp with a fundamentally sound understanding of how the battle for compliant, efficient ACH operations can be won.

During this course, recruits will learn how to identify ACH Network participants – in all their forms; discover how familiarity with ACH Network terminology and payment formats can help in expediting the resolution of customer inquiries; learn why knowing where to access needed information in the ACH Rules Book is a WIN in today’s ongoing compliance struggle; and why having a staff well-versed in ACH exception processing is a critical component of a financial institution’s overall risk management program.

This seminar is recommended as a pre-cursor to ACH Boot Camp - Compliance Specialist Training School

Highlights Include:

  • Identify who the ACH Network participants are and discover what their orders entail
  • Navigate the maze of the ACH Rules Book
  • Learn to decode an ACH Entry to understand the message being received
  • Chart the source of an ACH Entry
  • Dig through the technical specifications of an ACH file and learn how to identify and quickly troubleshoot errors

Session Takeaways Include:

  • RDFI ACH Transaction Handling Reference Chart
  • SEC Code Quick Reference Chart
  • Document Retention Quick Reference Chart
  • Time-frames Quick Reference Chart
  • FAQs
AAP CEC: Up to 13.2 AAP CEC

ACH Boot Camp - Compliance Specialist Training School

This intermediate level Boot Camp focuses on today's rapidly changing payments environment and heightened regulatory concerns.

During this compliance-based seminar, we will explore new ACH Rules and outline steps to implement these changes successfully. In addition, a focused discussion around ACH Origination will provide you with vital information needed to formulate a strategy to effectively implement and grow your ACH Origination service while avoiding common, yet costly, mistakes.

A review of the Appendix Eight Rule Compliance Audit Requirements will highlight ways for you to enhance risk management and re-tool your operation controls.

Seasoned professionals WILL walk away from this intensive two-day class prepared to capture the ACH world head on!

It is recommended that attendees have 2+ years of ACH experience due to the elevated level of discussion. 
13.2 AAP Credits

Highlights Include:

  • Mastering the challenge of current day trends
  • Mitigating the Risk Management Enemy in all its forms
  • Learning why ACH Origination agreements are critical to your success
  • Digging through Rules compliance issues

Session Takeaways Include:

  • ACH Compliance Checklists
  • Gap analysis document for evaluation of ACH Risk Management programs

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AAP CEC: Up to 13.2 AAP CEC

Same Day ACH Boot Camp

Same-Day ACH and the faster payments movement will be rolled out in three phases beginning September 23, 2016. This Same-Day ACH Boot Camp will provide an intensive and informative in-person, one-day event on this important rule change.

Attendees will review all aspects of Same-Day ACH and gain the information and tools necessary to review the various phases and associated topics necessary to ensure a successful implementation.

Who Should Attend:

    • ACH / Branch Operations Personnel
    • Operations Officers / Supervisors
    • Compliance Officers / Risk Personnel
    • Training & Development Personnel
    • Treasury Management
    • Finance and Accounting Personnel
    • Corporates/Originators
    • Third-Party Senders

AAP CEC: Up to 6.0 AAP CEC

Can't make this class? - Alternate Options

On Demand Education
SWACHA Certification Program

Valuable Related Publications

2016 ACH Rule Compliance Audit CD
The ACH Compliance Manual: How to Comply with ACH-Related Rules & Regulations
ACH Quick Reference Guide
ACH Operations Risk Management Tools
ACH Policies & Procedures Manual

Members: $495
Non-Members: $895

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DateTitleCityStateEvent Code
5/18/2017Cross-Channel Risk AustinAustinTXPAR01705PAR01705
5/23/2017ACH Boot Camp El Paso-Compliance Specialist TrainingEl PasoTXACH14705ACH14705
6/6/2017ACH Boot Camp Austin - Basic TrainingAustinTXPAR01706PAR01706
9/20/2017ACH Boot Camp Baton Rouge Basic TrainingBaton RougeLAPAR01709PAR01709
9/21/2017ACH Boot Camp - Basic TrainingPlanoTXPAR02709PAR02709
10/11/2017ACH Boot Camp Abilene Compliance Specialist TrainingAbileneTXACH01710ACH01710
10/18/2017ACH Boot Camp Little Rock Basic TrainingLittle RockARPAR01710PAR01710
10/18/2017ACH Boot Camp San Antonio Compliance Specialist TrainingSan AntonioTXPAR02710PAR02710
10/24/2017Cross-Channel Risk AlbuquerqueAlbuquerqueNMPAR03710PAR03710
10/26/2017ACH Boot Camp Shreveport Compliance Specialist TrainingShreveportLAACH02710ACH02710
11/7/2017ACH Boot Camp Charlotte Basic TrainingCharlotteNCACH03711ACH03711
11/7/2017ACH Boot Camp Pensacola Basic TrainingPensacolaFLACH05711ACH05711
11/7/2017ACH Boot Camp Richmond Basic TrainingRichmondVAACH04711ACH04711
11/7/2017ACH Boot Camp Tampa Basic TrainingTampaFLACH06711ACH06711
12/6/2017ACH Boot Camp San Antonio Compliance Specialist TrainingSan AntonioTXPAR01712PAR01712

"One of the best seminars I've been to! Great location and facilities. Instructors were awesome,
so knowledgeable and encouraging"
- Traci Cordova, Incommons Bank