NCP Exam Preparation Program

SFE Training Package for NCP’s has deep discounts. We’ve trimmed over $600 off the standard pricing to help you get in shape!

Training Package for NCP’s includes:

  • Kickoff Webinar (to set the pace)
  • 12 NCP Core Training Webinars + 2 Open Forums (to build knowledge muscle)
  • Study Sheets (to keep the pace going)
  • Quizzes (to track progress)
  • CheckPro  Online AND Check/Image (Electronic Flashcard subscription) -  (to keep the mind strong)

The National Check Professional Certification (NCPC) Exam Preparation Program consists of a series of nine courses, presented as eleven webinars Check/Image (Electronic Flashcard subscription), and CheckPro Online. Study and exam materials cover all aspects related to rules and regulations, processing via paper and image, product development and exceptions, as well as fraud and risk mitigation. 

Our recommended preparation method of successfully completing the NCP Exam Training Program has consistently resulted in exemplary first-time pass rates. 

NCPs looking to earn Continuing Education (CE) credits may retake the full series or any of the individual courses. 

NCP Exam Preparation Program:

Training Package for NCP’s
Members - $1,295 per Single Registrant ($630 in savings (plus free training materials) for Members)
Non-Members - $2,590 per Single Registrant ($1,260 in savings for Non-Members)

Click Here to Register for SFE's 2024 NCP Exam Preparation Program!

Individual Webinars:
Members - $215
Non-Members - $430

Time for Each Webinar: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Central Time

On-Demand - So You Think You Want To Become An NCP?
January 16, 2024 - Check Fundamentals & Check Processing
January 23, 2024 - Check Products
January 30, 2024 - Regulations: UCC 3 & 4
February 6, 2024 -Regulations: Reg CC, Part 1
February 8, 2024 - Regulations: Reg CC, Part 2
February 13, 2024 - Open Forum (for NCP Exam Preparation Program Registrants)
February 20, 2024 - Standards & Formats
February 27, 2024 - Image Exchange: Rules & Agreements, Part 1: ECCHO
February 29, 2024 - Image Exchange: Rules & Agreements, Part 2: FRB OC 3
March 5, 2024 - Image Exchange: Processes
March 12, 2024 -Exceptions: Returns & Adjustments: Overview & Federal Reserve Adjustments

March 14, 2024 -Exceptions: Returns & Adjustments: ECCHO Adjustments & U.S. Treasury Reclamations

March 19, 2024 -Fraud Risk & Risk Mitigation

March 26, 2024 - Open Forum (for NCP Exam Preparation Program Registrants)

To supplement your NCP Exam training, register for our
Check Image Warranties & Exception Processing Virtual Workshop!

If you work with check image exchange and need a deeper understanding, this course is intended for you. An overview of the Financial Institution’s warranties and responsibilities including returns and adjustments/exception processing will be addressed. If you have a basic background in checks and image exchange, this course will build on that knowledge and take you to the next level.

3.6 NCP Continuing Education Credits

Registration Fees:
Member - $215 per Person/Access    Education Plan Eligible
Others - $430 per Person/Access

Date & Time: 
April 23, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:30am CT
April 24, 2024 - 9:00am to 10:30am CT


Below are links to additional material that can assist you in preparing for the NCP.

NCP Roadmap

NCP JumpStart Reading Program

ECCHO Rules (must have ECCHO User ID & Password)


Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21 ACT)

Federal Reserve Check Adjustment Quick Reference Guide

Federal Reserve Operating Circular 3

Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) References:

Additional References: