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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.