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Experienced Practitioner Route

Experienced Practitioner route to Professional Membership (MICA)

 

This route is available to those who:

  • possess 10 years practical experience at a mid-senior level in an appropriate discipline
  • currently are employed, at a mid-senior level, within a relevant field
  • can provide evidence of competence at a mid-senior level by providing a body of existing work for review eg. proof of contributions to:
    • policy
    • procedures
    • marketing/communications materials
    • training materials
    • internal or external reports
    • thought leadership, or similiar types of work
  • provide references attesting to competence, good character and personal integrity

In more general terms, senior management responsibilities refers to obligations at a mid-senior level where the individual has developed a high degree of expertise as a compliance practitioner or in a related area; such as an auditor. 

 

Fees

£750 (a £50 non-refundable administration fee is payable upfront but this will be deducted from the £750 membership fee should your application be successful.)

 

How to apply

Click on ‘Apply Now’ below and have ready your evidence of eligibility in the form of your CV, organisation chart, a body of work (in Word or pdf format) and two references (using this template here).

On receipt of your application your evidence will be submitted to the Experienced Practitioner panel. We anticipate that a typical application will take around 6-8 weeks and you may be contacted several times during that process if further clarification is required. You might also be invited to an interview by telephone or skype with one of the panel members in a situation where a collective decision has been unable to be reached by the panel based on your submitted documents

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Experienced Practitioner route to Fellow Membership (FICA)

 

This route is available to an individual who can demonstrate the following:

  • possess at least 5 years experience in a strategic senior-level role, such as Chief Risk Officer, Head of Compliance or Director of Compliance
  • has undertaken a range of functions performed within a compliance discipline
  • is in a specialist role
  • has senior management and supervision responsibilities
  • has strategic responsibilities
  • has tactical accountabilities
  • possesses a high degree of individual leadership, judgement, decision-making and risk-management skills
  • works in a non-routine,unpredictable and complex environment
  • shows developed and extremely high levels of experience and competency
  • is a proven thought leader both within their firm and in the wider compliance community (or a related area)
  • satisfy an ICA panel by way of an interview as to standing, seniority and competence

In more general terms, strategic management responsibilities refers to obligations at board, c-suite or similar level (e.g. reporting directly into board committees, or in larger institutions, the regional or country equivalent). Necessarily, the individual should have at least 10 years in a senior management role working at a strategic level.

 

Fees

£1250 (a £50 non-refundable administration fee is payable upfront but this will be deducted from the £1250 membership fee should your application be successful.)

 

How to apply

Click on ‘Apply Now’ below and have ready your evidence of eligibility in the form of your CV, organisation chart, a body of work (in Word or pdf format) and two references (using this template here).

On receipt of your application your evidence will be submitted to the Experienced Practitioner panel. We anticipate that a typical application will take around 6-8 weeks and you may be contacted several times during that process if further clarification is required. You might also be invited to an interview by telephone or skype with one of the panel members in a situation where a collective decision has been unable to be reached by the panel based on your submitted documents

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Please contact membership@int-comp.org for more information on whether you are eligible to apply via either of these routes. 

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