ICA Advanced Certificate in Practical Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

Designed for KYC analysts and professionals who manage risk in the CDD process – gain specialist knowledge and skills.

Course details

It has never been more important to have robust controls and procedures in place to Know Your Customer (KYC).

  • Explore an engaging and practical learning journey that will enhance your specialist skills 
  • Proven to work for virtual CDD teams onboarding in a virtual world
  • Boost your professional profile by gaining an internationally recognised qualification awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester

Next start date: 22 July 2024

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Applicable local taxes, membership fees, and discounts will be added to your basket on checkout. If you are paying by instalments, you must purchase ICA membership in a separate transaction before you enrol onto this course.

Instalment payment plan

Want to spread the cost of this course? Find out more about instalment payment plan.

What will I learn?

  • Outcomes and success criteria of KYC
  • Identification and verification
  • Understanding the customer
  • Understanding the relationship
  • Beneficial ownership
  • Understanding the control structure of the entity
  • Customer screening
  • Risk acceptance
  • Enhanced due diligence (EDD)

Course format

A flexible, part-time, six-month course designed for busy, working professionals. A mix of guided, online study and attendance at live, virtual classrooms delivered through award-winning interactive technology.

The course is assessed through:

  • A timed, online scenario-based assessment
  • A research-based assignment

This course is suitable for:

  • Those engaged in practical CDD – in an onboarding or remediation function
  • Contractors who wish to enter the CDD environment
  • Managers who oversee CDD teams
  • Those responsible for creating/developing CDD frameworks
  • New/recently appointed MLROs and deputies
  • Internal auditors assuming responsibilities for money laundering/financial crime issues

Become an ICA member

When you enrol onto this course you will join an international
community of over 30,000 members. Benefits include:

  • Access to the uniquely personalised ICA Learning Hub
  • Weekly webinars covering the latest industry
    developments
  • Discounts on ICA events and further ICA courses

The fee for ICA membership will be added separately to your basket when you enrol online for this course.

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The virtual classrooms were so beneficial and the access to so many webinars with great content and variety helped extend my knowledge beyond the classroom.

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The ICA learning experience was very fulfilling and has given me more tools to use in my current role. I will definitely be taking another ICA course in the future.

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FAQs

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How often does this course run?

There are four intakes per year for this course: January, March, July and September.

What payment options are there?

If you are self-funding, can pay for the course in full by credit or debit card or pay in four interest-free instalments. If your employer is paying for the course you can select the invoice option when enrolling online.

Discounts for low GDP countries?

If you reside in one of the countries on this list you will receive a 15% discount on this course. The discount will automatically be added at checkout when you enrol.

Does the course fee include local tax?

Local tax if applicable will be added to your basket on check out.

Why do I need to be a member of ICA to do this course?

As a professional, awarding body ICA requires you to be an Associate member while you’re studying for your course (unless you are already a member). You will benefit from being part of a global, like-minded community and will receive access to additional resources, insight and learning to support your studies. Once you’ve completed your course, renewing your membership showcases your commitment to ongoing learning and continues to provide you with a range of benefits including digital badges to share on social media and discounts for ICA’s global events.

How will this course make me stand out from the crowd?

ICA qualifications are internationally recognised as evidence of high levels of competence in regulatory and financial crime compliance. The course is unique and designed to not only enhance your knowledge and skills but also develop your behaviours. You will gain technical, specialist knowledge but also vital critical thinking and interpersonal skills to help advance your career.

How much self-study time do I need to set aside?

We recommend that you allow for 2-4 hours study per week but plan to increase this around your times of assessment.