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 International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering

Course level : Level 6 - Advanced

The next course commences 7 June 2021.

Our flagship qualification and the industry-standard for MLROs and professionals managing money laundering risk. This advanced level course will help you develop and implement best practice AML initiatives and boost your professional profile.

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

 

 

Learners are required to have ONE of the following:

  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline
    or
  • Attainment of an ICA International Advanced Certificate
    or
  • Three years relevant work experience

This course is suitable for:

  • MLROs/MLPOs and their deputies
  • Police and FIU/FCU staff
  • Managers with responsibilities for internal AML controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Certificate in AML or ICA Advanced Certificate in AML (UK or International)
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries

Read more > Which qualification is right for me? 

ICA qualification levels explained:

  • Anti money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism CFT in context

  • Terrorist financing proliferation financing and sanctions

  • Designing a comprehensive AML/CTF risk-based approach for a financial services business

  • Risk-based customer due diligence (CDD), customer risk profiling and monitoring

  • Governance and leadership

  • Suspicious activity reports/ suspicious transaction reports and dealing with the authorities

  • 9-month course assessed by 3 written assignments (3,000 – 3,500 words)
  • A mixture of guided online study and participation in live sessions:
    • 2 x virtual classrooms - groups are limited to 36 students to maximise the study experience
    • 2 x tutorials: an opportunity to explore issues discussed in the virtual classrooms, challenge ideas and consolidate understanding
    • 1 x live, immersive learning scenario (virtual session) - a powerful experience putting you at the centre of a story, helping you bridge the gap between what you know and how you can apply that knowledge in your role
    • Assignment preparation sessions
  • 9 x monthly ‘in the spotlight’ videos covering the latest industry developments
  • 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.

Holders of this Diploma can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning through the Chartered Banker Institute.  This may reduce the number of modules required to complete the Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in a Digital Age.

In order to study for an ICA qualification 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.

Whether you are just starting out in your career, already hold an ICA qualification or are an experienced practitioner, there is a level appropriate for you and this will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

Find out more about the many benefits of ICA membership.

 Course fees 

per currency depending on location   
GBP 3550
EUR     3905
USD 4615

 

Course fees stated exclude VAT or local tax, this will be added to your basket at the checkout if applicable. 

If you are funding the course yourself, we offer an interest free instalment plan of eight equal monthly payments.

Membership Fee: £75* (Student membership)

*Payable unless you are already an ICA Member. 

Exclusive Qualification Discount for ICA Professional and Fellow Members
All ICA Professional and Fellow members are entitled to discounted rates on subsequent qualifications they choose to enrol on:

  • Professional (MICA) - 10%
  • Fellow (FICA) – 15%

Simply enter your membership number on enrolment to gain your exclusive discounted rate.

 

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Thomas Wan Chee Kien

Course Director (APAC)

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James Wood-Rickett

Global Lead - Anti Money Laundering

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Tim Tyler

Head of Financial Crime Compliance

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Pekka Dare

Director - Training, Learning and Development

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Help and support

Alternatively contact us on: +44(0)121 362 7534 / icainfo@int-comp.org (Course information) or +44(0)121 362 7533 / learningsupport@int-comp.org (Enrolled learners)