eCommerce Acquiring Specialist

The eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Career Track and professional certification is a specialized training program intended for acquirer account management personnel and will provide you knowledge on common merchant related operational processes and tools related to fraud management, so you can excel at account management.

The Fraud Practice offers several levels of professional certification for personnel in the e-payments and fraud industries with varying levels of experience and for different job functions. The eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Track provides you with the core knowledge you need to understand CNP fraud, merchant fraud, merchant underwriting considerations and best practices for chargeback management from a merchant perspective. The Acquiring Specialist track positions individuals to be better partners and representatives for their merchant base.

Completing this training certification earns 8 Fraud-Related Continuing Profession Education (CPE) credit hours for maintaing CFE credentials with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Find out more.

Key Concepts Covered:
  • CNP Credit Card Payments
  • Merchant Fraud
  • Credit Card Chargebacks
  • eCommerce Fraud
  • Merchant Underwriting
  • Chargeback Analytics

What you can Expect from this Career Track: Individuals taking this career track will be trained to take on roles within fraud teams as an Acquiring Specialist. As an eCommerce Acquiring Specialist they will be able to support merchant prospecting and onboarding by providing initial analysis of potential underwriting problems, being able to discuss and work with merchants on how to handle chargebacks, and being able to explain how the credit card processing flow works.

Training program content was updated in 2017. Now offered in HTML5 and compatible with all mobile devices.

Expected Time to Complete Training: 6-8 Hours (includes quizzes, session tests and final exam)
You don’t need to take the entire track in one sitting, it is broken down into a series of training sessions that last from 10 to 20 minutes each, making it easy to work the training program into a busy schedule.

Track Information & Applicability:

  • Included Courses: 6
  • Payment Types: Credit Cards, Debit Cards
  • Channels: CNP, eCommerce
  • Regions: Global – North America, South America, Europe, Asia
  • Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Prerequisites: This is an Intermediate level Career Track and requires some basic knowledge, training or experience on the subject matter.

Level of Difficulty
Level of Difficulty: This is an Intermediate level Specialist training program intended for account management personnel.

The Fraud Practice's Online Training Portal and Certification Tracks:

  • Available On Demand 24×7
  • Fast, Reliable Online Presentation
  • SCORM Compliant
  • Include Multiple Courses
  • Include Lessons & Quizzes
  • Exams & Comprehensive Final
  • Include Professional Designation with Certificate and Logo
Enroll Now for $500

This training course is available online and can be started today.

Enrollment is easy and takes just a few minutes. You’ll first need an account in our online training portal which can be created here. This free account can then be used to register for any of The Fraud Practice’s online training courses or certification tracks. With lessons available online 24×7, you are able to begin the eCommerce Acquiring Specialist Track immediately after enrolling.

Access: Unrestricted

Availability: Online, In-House and Webinar

Pricing & Online Enrollment: Take this course for only $500 by Enrolling Now.

We Want 100% Satisfaction: There is nothing worse than signing up for training only to find out that it wasn’t on the topic you expected, or it wasn’t advanced enough to provide value. If you have any doubt about the fit of a course to your particular needs, please give us a call. We will be happy to discuss the course, and to provide a more detailed overview on the content to ensure you make the most of your training dollars and time.

About this Training Program


The content is broken down into bite sizes, which gives me the ability to take lesson if I have 30 minutes at the end of the day. When at home I know I can take a lesson or two and not need to invest a whole lot of time.

T. Lee
Director of Product Marketing, Transaction Network Services