Sanctions Awareness

Course level : Short courses

Designed for non-sanctions experts.

The fees for this course will increase slightly on 1 July 2023. Enrol before this date to pay the current price.

Sanctions compliance is a high-profile area of risk management and regulatory scrutiny. This online course is designed for non-specialists and is a great starting point for those looking to gain knowledge and demystify this complex area.

  • Sanctions fundamentals – get to grips with sanctions and their significance in today’s international environment
  • Application and impact - understand how sanctions are applied, their impact and the different categories of sanctions
  • Challenges - identify what are they and how to apply the learnings in your workplace
  • Red flags – know what to look out for when dealing with customers and clients.
  • What are sanctions and who imposes them?
  • Types of sanctions
  • Who, what and where in the world?
  • Other stakeholders involved
  • Sanctions hazard perception

This course is designed for:

  • relationship managers, client-facing or back-office roles who deal with customer interactions or payments in a business affected by sanctions compliance
  • compliance practitioners new to, or who may become involved with sanctions compliance
  • those seeking an understanding of the role of sanctions in an international context
  • Self-paced online (you will have access to the course for 1 month)
  • End of course quiz to test your understanding
  • Downloadable certificate of completion

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

per currency depending on location   
GBP  200
EUR  220
USD  260


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

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.

Group discounts are also available for 5 or more. Contact us at for more information.


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