Contactless Specifications

          (Part 1 - BCK2 & BCK3) 

          Become an expert in EMV contactless specifications 

          This training course delivers an overview of EMV contactless technology and the transaction flows for the EMVCo EMV contactless Book C Kernel 2 (Mastercard) and EMV Book C Kernel 3 (Visa) specifications. 


          • Understand the transaction flow of EMVCo's EMV Book C Kernel 2 and 3 specifications

          • Learn about the specificity of each kernel

          • Analyze user experience feedback

          Key topics

          • EMV contactless Book C-2 Kernel 2 (Mastercard)

          • EMV contactless Book C-3 Kernel 3 (Visa)

          • EMV transaction flows

          • Online processing

          Day 1 | Introduction to EMV contactless


          • Contact book 1-4 (reminder)

          • Contactless book overview (A-D)

          Contactless EMV

          • Basic transaction (1st approach C2)

          Books A & B

          • Entry point – output

          • Select PPSE

          • Kernel ID

          • Different start in entry poin

          Day 2 | Focus on book C-2 kernel 2 and book C-3 kernel 3

          • Book C-2 Kernel 2 (Mastercard)

          • Book C-3 Kernel 3 (Visa)

          • Online processing

          • User experience

          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 schemes

          In addition, EMV contact specifications training would be an advantage

          Training pack

          Your training pack includes:

          • A binder

          • A note book

          • A pen

          • An USB key

          • Your certificate

          Training pack

          • 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