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Digital Skills, Finance, AML & Compliance

ICA Learning: Sanctions Awareness

Course details




Online self-study (you will have access to the course for 1 month). Commence this training at any time.

Course Overview

Sanctions compliance is a high-profile area of risk management and regulatory scrutiny. This online course is designed for non-specialists and is a great starting point for those looking to gain knowledge and demystify this complex area.

Sanctions fundamentals – get to grips with sanctions and their significance in today’s international environment.

Application and impact – understand how sanctions are applied, their impact and the different categories of sanctions

Challenges – identify what are they and how to apply the learnings in your workplace.

Red flags – know what to look out for when dealing with customers and clients.

Course Content

You will study this course in your own time and at your own pace, and you have 1 month to complete it.

By completion, you will learn:

  • What are sanctions and who imposes them?
  • Types of sanctions
  • Who, what and where in the world?
  • Other stakeholders involved
  • Sanctions hazard perception

Course Benefits

This course is designed for:

  • Relationship managers, client-facing or back office roles who deal with customer interactions or payments in a business affected by sanctions compliance.
  • Compliance practitioners new to, or who may become involved with sanctions compliance.
  • Those seeking an understanding of the role of sanctions in an international context


At the end of this course your understanding will be tested with a quiz and you will be awarded a certificate of completion once the course is complete.

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.

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