Advanced Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (Malaysia)

This advanced certification is designed for those who wish to deepen their understanding of the complexities surrounding AML and CFT today.

Course details

  • Gain detailed and practical understanding of all the issues impacting a compliance officer who has responsibilities for anti money laundering (AML), sanctions, anti corruption, fraud, and customer due diligence (CDD)
  • Deepen your knowledge and develop your soft skills, increasing your value as a trusted advisor to a business
  • Develop practical knowledge and skills to make a difference to your career
  • Enhance your understanding of the complexities surrounding AML and counter financing of terrorism (CFT)
ICA Advanced Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (Malaysia)


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Instalment payment plan

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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
  • 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.

What will I learn?

  • Money laundering and terrorist financing – definitions and nature
  • Complying with sanctions regimes and freezing requirements
  • The international and Malaysian AML/CFT strategies
  • The risk-based approach to AML/CFT
  • Designing a comprehensive AML/CFT framework
  • The duties and responsibilities of the compliance officer
  • Customer due diligence and risk profiling
  • Recognition of, handling and reporting suspicious transactions
  • Post-reporting considerations
  • Money laundering typologies across industry sectors

This is a nine-month, part-time programme containing:

  • Eight highly interactive virtual classrooms
  • Videos covering the latest industry developments and case studies
  • Access to the ICA Learning Hub packed with additional insight and resources
  • Proactive support throughout the course to help you stay on track
  • Accessible and environmentally-friendly online course materials

You will be assessed by:

  • 2 x 2,500–3,500 word assignments
  • 1 x 3 hour 15 minute open book examination 

Is this course right for me?

  • Individuals who have completed the Certification in AML/CFT
  • Compliance, AML and financial crime officers
  • Money laundering reporting officers (MLROs)
  • Managers with responsibility for internal compliance controls
  • Internal and external audit staff
  • Company secretaries
  • Legal practitioners and support staff
  • Accountants


View frequently asked questions below:

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.