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

Course level : ICA Diplomas

Please note that this course is not mapped in accordance with the levels set within the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The Advanced Certification is designed for those delegates who wish to deepen their understanding of the complexities surrounding AML and CFT today. It is a comprehensive, graduate level programme, covering a wide range of in-depth, topical subjects in AML and CFT. This qualification will provide you with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enhance your career and develop within your profession.

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.


  • Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing – Definitions and Nature
  • Complying with Sanctions Regimes and Freezing Requirements
  • The International and Malaysian Anti-Money Laundering/Counter Financing of Terrorism 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 9-month part time programme where you will:

  • Study at home
  • Attend 8 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. 

We have full syllabi available for all of our qualifications. Click here to download a syllabus for this course.

  • Compliance, AML and Financial Crime Officer
  • Money Laundering Reporting Officer
  • Managers with responsibility for Internal
  • Compliance Controls
  • Internal and External Audit Staff
  • Company Secretaries
  • Legal Practitioners and Support Staff
  • Accountants

Applicants for the programme must:

  • Be a current individual member of AICB; and
  • Hold one of the following qualifications:
    • Degree or professional qualification with at least three years of AML related work experience
    • Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism (ICA/AICB) with at least one year of AML related experience
  • Two x 2,500-3,500 word assignments
  • One x 3 hour 15 minute open book examination 

You will be awarded dual certification:

  • Advanced Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism awarded by ICA and AICB
  • International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University Of Manchester

Email or call +65 6500 0010 for further information. 

Chat with us via WhatsApp @ +65 8660 5808 or Telegram @icaAPAC 

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