Under professional cash handlers must be duly trained in euro banknotes’ and coins’ security features and measures.
The Banco de España offers programmes held on-site, by videoconference and online to meet the training needs of all professional cash handlers.
On-site and videoconference courses for professionals
The “Euro banknotes and coins course” is aimed at cash handling professionals from credit institutions, cash-in-transit companies, equipment manufacturers, casinos, currency exchange bureaux and other professionals who are required to comply with regulations on the recirculation of euro banknotes and coins.
These courses are held at the Banco de España headquarters in Madrid (C/ Alcalá, 522), as well as at the Banco de España branches located throughout the country and by videoconference.
Online courses for professionals
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 if a banknote or coin is suspected of being counterfeit.
- The euro: security features and legal protection: designed for other professionals who need to become familiar with the security features of euro banknotes and coins and the framework for the legal protection of the euro.
All courses include a set of final questions. If more than half of the questions are answered correctly, participants may download a diploma of achievement.
In addition to these courses for cash professionals, we also courses for the general public, retailers and schools.