Teller Basics

Teller Basics


Price: $150 members; $200 non-members

Member Online Enrollment | Non-Member Online Enrollment
This course is also available at discounted prices under an annual license.  Call or email for details.
ABA Teller Basics is designed to onboard newly hired tellers.  The 8 self-paced courses are based on the content in ABA’s Today’s Teller textbook and are designed to simplify new teller training, reduce teller training time and costs, and provide your new tellers with a working knowledge of teller fundamentals.  
The highly interactive courses are supplemented with industry best-practice procedures and off-line exercises that can personalize the experience to your bank.  As a stand-alone program or as a supplement to your bank’s on-the-line training, Teller Basics can significantly accelerate the process of preparing your new tellers to begin serving customers.  Use of the program also ensures consistency in training across all bank locations. 
Learning Objectives
The   Role of the Teller
Introduces the four common work principles adopted by successful tellers and the seven main areas of responsibility for a teller.
Estimated training time: 20 minutes
Handling Checks
Demonstrates the check items of negotiability; the principles of endorsements; and the warning signs for forged or altered checks.
Estimated training time: 40 minutes
Processing Transactions
Provides an overview of the most common deposit and withdrawal transactions for  checking and savings accounts as well as the regulations that govern processing procedures.
Estimated training time: 75 minutes
Cash Handling
Introduces the features of U.S. currency along with the key security features associates   with common currency denominations, cash compartments, and procedures for mutilated, unfit, altered, and counterfeit currency.
Estimated training time: 40 minutes
Cash Balancing
Documents   the basics of cash balancing and procedures to open and close teller drawers.
Estimated  training time: 15 minutes
Bank Services
Describes   the negotiable instruments guaranteed by banks; guidelines for handling loan   payments and bankcard transaction processing; the features and benefits of   ATM, debit and other cards; and more.
Estimated training time: 45 minutes
Robbery and Bank Security
Provides the tools needed to handle the most common security situations – robbery,   fire, bomb and kidnapping threats as well as scams and con artists.
Estimated training time: 45 minutes
Providing Quality Customer Service
Provides   an opportunity to sharpen communication abilities and enhance skills to serve   a variety of customers, including managing difficult customers.
Estimated training time: 75 minutes
Course Length:  approximately 6 hours
Audience:  New Tellers
The Nebraska Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.
For More Information Contact:

Joanne Smith
Education and Member Information Coordinator

Nebraska Bankers Association / 233 South 13th Street, Suite 700 / PO Box 80008 / Lincoln, NE 68501-0008