Monday, June 17, 2013
The program will fund the CPP application and examination fees, which amount to $350 for each recipient. The study guide will also be included; purchased separately, it would cost $49.95.
The ETA stated that the objectives of the CPP program are to "establish a uniform, defined standard of practice and knowledge for ISOs, sales personnel and other payments industry professionals; quantify the expertise and potential performance of payments industry professionals; enhance the productivity and reputation of payments companies and the credibility of the industry; thwart inappropriate practices that may sully the reputation of the industry; and provide an important service to the payments industry."
Eligibility set by the ETA for exam candidates includes a requisite amount of industry experience and education, approval of a supervisor or a person in management at a payments industry company, as well as a signed attestation from the applicant.
Those seeking scholarships can nominate themselves or be nominated by others. In addition, WSAA established the following requirements for scholarship applicants. The individual must be:
According to the ETA's website, the next CPP testing window is Nov. 1 through 30; the ETA application deadline for that test period is Oct. 1. For more information about WSAA's upcoming conference and this scholarship program, please visit www.westernstatesacquirers.com ; for details on the CPP program, please visit www.electran.org .
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