CIPURSE Technical Training

OSPT Alliance's technical CIPURSE™ training program aims to improve knowledge and understanding of the CIPURSE Specification and explain how it can be effectively implemented across a wide range of mobility sectors including transport, ticketing, access control, loyalty and micro-payment.

The two-day session is available to both OSPT Alliance members and non-members, and will be of particular interest to:

  • Transit and government agencies
  • Consultants
  • System integrators
  • Software developers
  • Hardware manufacturers
  • Card manufacturers
  • Technology service providers

OSPT Alliance has selected testing and certification specialist, FIME, to deliver the training. With over 20+ years of experience ensuring the efficient and successful implementation of card and mobile transaction services, FIME is well-equipped in supporting the transport market to deliver the next-generation of transit ticketing solutions.

In addition to finding out more about OSPT Alliance, attendees will receive an insight into the advanced security functions of CIPURSE, its different profiles and use case applications, how to achieve CIPURSE certification and how to implement solutions compliant to the specification. Specifically, the session will address:

  • CIPURSE’s flexibility as a secure storage platform
  • The technical considerations when implementing CIPURSE-based solutions
  • The benefits of open standards
  • The CIPURSE Specification set and functionality
  • CIPURSE use cases
  • CIPURSE cryptography and security
  • The CIPURSE software development kit
  • Achieving CIPURSE certification

Download the full training agenda

In-house and open training
The training sessions, which are delivered by testing and certification specialist, FIME, are available as either open sessions at the FIME Paris area offices (see below) or if you require a group of students to be trained, the training is also offered as a dedicated in-house session at a company's premises.

When are the open sessions held?
The next open session at the FIME Paris offices takes place over two days from Tuesday 25 September 2018. For details and bookings please click here.

What do I need to know?
The training sessions will be delivered in English.

While no prior training is required, a basic knowledge of card systems is recommended.

Open training costs:
The price to attend an open two-day training session is as follows:

  • Price per person – 1,800 Euros
  • OSPT Alliance Full members are eligible for a 20% discount on the full registration fee
  • OSPT Alliance Affiliate members are eligible for a 10% discount on the full registration fee


In house training costs:

For further information on booking an in-house training session, please contact the OSPT Alliance Secretariat,