Banknotes and coins

Training programme

On-site courses

These on-site courses are aimed at cash handling professionals from credit institutions, cash-in-transit companies, equipment manufacturers, shops, casinos, money exchange offices, public institutions and other professionals who handle cash. There are two on-site courses:

  • Euro banknotes and coins course: Addressed to cash handling professionals required to comply with regulations on the recirculation of euro banknotes and coins.
  • Get to know the euro: Addressed to retailers and other professionals who want to learn about euro banknotes and coins to apply this knowledge in their daily cash transactions.

Both courses are held at the Banco de España headquarters in Madrid (C/ Alcalá, 522), as well as at the 15 branches throughout the country.

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Online training

The following online training courses are available:

  • Manual Cash Selection: designed for cash handling professionals who are required to comply with regulations on the recirculation of euro banknotes and coins. Its content includes the design and security features of euro banknotes and coins, recirculation rules and what to do when you suspect that a banknote or coin is counterfeit.
  • Get to know the euro: designed for retailers, other professionals and citizens who want to learn about the euro banknotes and coins to apply the knowledge in their daily cash transactions. It provides information on the design and security features of banknotes and coins and what to do if a banknote or coin is suspected of being counterfeit.
  • The euro: security features and legal protection: designed for other professionals who need to get familiar with the security features of euro banknotes and coins and the framework for the legal protection of the euro.

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All courses include a set of final questions. If more than half of the questions are answered correctly, it allows you to download a diploma of achievement.