This course (formally known as Managing SARS Investigations – Practical) has been designed to complement ICA Learning Managing SARS Investigations - Best Practice Guide or as standalone learning, this unique course will put you in the centre of an investigative scenario, providing you with direct practical experience.
You will have the opportunity to explore the key elements of investigating an internal report or alert and to use the skills and techniques required including analysis, decision making and articulating suspicions.
Fundamentals – demonstrate a solid understanding of SARs and be able to describe the internal investigations that can lead to the filing of a report.
Identify – the circumstances that led to the filing of an internal SAR in the scenario.
Confidence – conduct an effective and robust investigation into reported suspicious activity, applying judgement and critically assessing the information available in order to make the correct decisions.
This course and its contents are in no way intended to constitute legal advice in the writing or submission of Suspicious Activity Reports.
You will study this course in your own time and at your own pace, and you have up to 3 months to complete it.
By completion, learners will be able to:
- Demonstrate the fundamentals of SARS, and describe the internal investigations that can lead to the filing of such a report.
- Identifying what role is to be played in this scenario and what events have previously taken place.
- Conduct an effective and robust investigation into reported suspicious activity and critically assessing the information available in order to make the correct decisions.
This course is suitable for anyone with regulatory accountability for reporting suspicious activity. Specifically, those who report SARS to their local Financial Intelligence Unit; including, Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs), Deputy MLROs, nominated Officers and those in the UK holding CF11 status.
At the end of the course your understanding will be tested with a quiz and downloaded certificate of completion.
Whilst the GTA facilitates the training for ICA qualifications, you need toenrol 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.