Contact Specification 

Become an expert in EMV contact specification 

This training course is focused on EMV Level 2 (application level), and enables participants to understand the contact EMV transaction flow as per the EMV specification.


  • EMV overview

  • Understand the different steps of the contact EMV transaction flow

  • Interpret the data exchanged between the card and the terminal (POS or ATM)

  • Analyze what happened during an EMV transaction

Key topics

  • EMV overview

  • EMV transaction flow

  • Flow EMV security

  • EMV commands / responses

  • Q&A session

Day 1 | EMV overview & security

  • EMV overview

  • EMV security

  • EMV transaction flow (Part 1)

Day 2 | EMV transaction flow

  • EMV transaction flow (Part 2)

  • EMV commands / responses

  • Q & A session

Day 3 | Exercises & demo (optional)

  • Exercises

  • Log analysis

  • Tools demo for automated analysis

Level of difficulty



2 days


10 max


Acquiring banks, merchants, project managers and technical experts


Prior knowledge / experience of the banking industry and awareness of the four-party scheme

In addition, EMV payment ecosystem introduction training would be an advantage

Training pack

Your training pack includes:

  • A binder

  • A note book

  • A pen

  • An USB key

  • Your certificate

FIME "Plus" 

  • Stay in contact with your FIME trainer, following your session for continued support and insight

  • Be part of FIME's trainee community and stay up to date with the latest technological developments

  • Receive an official FIME certificate to recognize your participation

Dedicated training session (at customer premises)

To organize a dedicated training session in your premises for your staff only, please