Our qualifications help compliance professionals develop relevant knowledge and best practice for operating within the fields of governance, risk and compliance, financial crime prevention and anti money laundering (AML). Awarded in conjunction with the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, you can be assured that you are studying for a worthwhile qualification that is the benchmark of excellence.

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ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD

Course level : Introductory

The ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD provides a foundation knowledge of KYC and CDD concepts; an introduction to CDD frameworks and an overview of the practical components of working with in the KYC environment. As regulatory expectations increase, knowing your customer is essential. The course is suitable for new entrants, compliance professionals, client managers and those involved in managing risk in the CDD process. Understand the threat and learn to mitigate the risk with the ICA certificate suite.

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

 

  • CDD - why bother?
  • The risk-based approach to CDD
  • Key CDD concepts
  • Core KYC frameworks
  • What it's like working in KYC

Balancing work-life commitments can be demanding for busy professionals. With this in mind we have developed a range of ways in which you can study to suit your lifestyle including face-to-face workshops, online learning, and exam only (for diplomas).

To see which methods are available for your region, choose your location under the "course dates and prices" section.

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

  • New entrants in CDD roles or those who wish to learn more about CDD
  • Client managers, project managers, operational staff, middle office and sales assistant
  • Consultants, audit professionals and anyone whose role involves managing risk in the CDD process

This course has a practical focus and is open to anyone who is interested in the subject. The content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA. If you're not currently a member of the ICA, membership will be added to your basket during checkout. 

The cost of membership for the duration of your certificate is £30/€40/US$45 and it will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

Payment can be made by credit card, bankers draft/cheque or via a wire transfer (bank details available on request). We are happy to take credit card details over the phone if for security reasons you would prefer not to send them electronically or in the post.

Our courses are split into Introductory, Specialist, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert levels to ensure our students study topics relevant to their experience and role.

This course is Introductory. This means that it is suitable for those with no experience or in an operational role and requiring some awareness level understanding of an area. They are designed for those who need to understand the fundamentals of the subject area and recognise key issues, particularly relating to risk.

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