ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti Money Laundering (AML)

Gain actionable, practical knowledge to excel in your current or aspirational AML role.

Enrolment dates & fees


Applicable local taxes and discounts will be added to your basket on checkout.

Course details

Whether you are already working in AML or looking to embark on a new career in this field, this course will help you:

  • Gain actionable, practical AML skills to undertake your
    role with confidence

  • Apply your knowledge to analyse risk more effectively
  • Boost your professional profile by gaining an
    internationally recognised qualification awarded in
    association with Alliance Manchester Business School,
    the University of Manchester

Next course start date: 1 July 2024 

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Instalment payment plan

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

Become an ICA member

When you enrol onto this course you will join an international
community of over 20,000 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?

  • What are the money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions risks that must be managed?
  • The international bodies and standard setters
  • National legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Taking an AML/CFT risk-based approach and managing the risks
  • Initial and ‘ongoing’ customer due diligence (CDD)
  • Monitoring activity and transactions
  • Recognising and reporting suspicions
  • The vulnerabilities of specific services and products

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 intermediate-level qualification is suitable for:

  • New/recently appointed MLROs and deputies
  • New/recently appointed financial crime and risk officers
  • Compliance officers
  • Internal auditors assuming responsibilities for money laundering/financial crime issues
  • All individuals engaged in financial services and who aspire to a career in anti money laundering
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The course is very well structured, you can study on your time at your own speed.

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The learning materials were informative and had good illustrations for better understanding.

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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.