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Finance, AML & Compliance

ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD

Course details

Cost

£615

Length

Online self-study for 1-3 months. Commence this training at any time.

Course Overview

As regulatory expectations increase, knowing your customer is essential. This introductory level 2 qualification provides a foundation knowledge of core ‘know your customer’ (KYC) and ‘customer due diligence’ (CDD) concepts, an introduction to CDD frameworks and an overview of the practical components of working within the KYC environment.



Course Content

The course is designed for those who wish to understand the threat and learn to mitigate the risk in the CDD process

You will study this course in your own time and at your own pace, and you have up to 3 months to complete it.

You will learn:

  • CDD - why bother?
  • The risk-based approach to CDD
  • Key CDD concepts
  • Core KYC frameworks
  • What it's like working in KYC

You can request a copy of the full syllabus here.

Course Benefits

The course has a practical focus and is suitable for:

  • New entrants in CDD roles or those who wish to learn more about CDD
  • Client managers, project managers, operational staff, middle office and sales assistants
  • Consultants, audit professionals and anyone whose role involves managing risk in the CDD process

You will learn about the nature, importance and context of CDD obligations; the regulatory framework and international developments around CDD; the CDD process and outcomes; and taking a practical, risk-based approach to CDD.

Assessment

At the end of the course you will be assessed by means of a one hour multiple choice exam that is taken online.

This qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester and the course fee includes a printable certificate once you have completed the course.


Prerequisites

The content of the course requires you to possess a sound educational background and good written English skills.

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership for one year is £75 payable to ICA and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services. You can apply for membership at the same time as you enrol for a course.

Next Steps

Whilst the GTA facilitates the training for ICA qualifications, you need to enrol online directly with the ICA. Scroll down when you reach this page and enter Guernsey when it asks ‘Where are you based?’ You can then follow the process to enrol.

Course Tutor

  • The International Compliance Association (ICA)

    The International Compliance Association (ICA) is the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community. It is also the provider of internationally recognised, professional, certificated qualifications in anti-money laundering; governance, risk and compliance and financial crime prevention.

    Being a member of the ICA, a global community, is a mark of prestige and shows that you have reached a standard of excellence in your professional career.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.