Introduction to the Retail Card Payments Business

Course Overview

This 2-day industry-led, technical training course seeks to provide IT Professionals or students with an introduction to the ever-evolving field of electronic payments.

Your trainer will be David Lock from Renovite. With over 35 years in the card business, he is an experienced trainer who specialises in all aspects of card, EMV and mobile technologies including fraud and authorisation together with business underpinning them.

What You Study

  • Brief history of Card Payments
  • The Payments Chain
  • A tour around cards and devices
  • How do banks make and lose money?
  • Overview of encryption and security
  • Overview of ISO 8583
  • Overview of EMV
  • Compliance in the Payments arena
  • When transactions go bad
    • Fraud
    • Processing errors
    • Liability
  • Future of payments
  • Terminology review

Duration and Attendance

2 days – On two consecutive Fridays

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

• HND: Computing: Networking (or studying towards)

•HND: Computing: Technical Support (or studying towards)

•Another relevant course at SCQF Level 8 or above

•Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications and/or employer sponsorship



Prices includes 2 course hot lunch and refreshments on both days.


Carnegie Conference Centre, Halbeath Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8DY

 9.15am to 4.30pm

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