ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD

This course will be available for enrolment in November 2016. if you are interested in this course and want to be notified when the course is available for enrolment please email ict@int-comp.com


This brand new course provides a foundation knowledge of core know your customer (KYC) and customer due diligence (CDD) concepts, an introduction to CDD frameworks and an overview of the key components of working in the KYC environment. You will learn about the nature, importance and context of CDD obligations; the regulatory framework and international developments around CDD; the CDD process and outcomes; and taking a practical, risk-based approach to CDD.

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester. In the UK, it is also endorsed by the British Bankers’ Association

Who is the course suitable for?

  • 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

What will you learn?

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

Request a copy of the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

The ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD has a practical focus and is open to anyone who is interested in KYC and CDD. The content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • sound educational background
  • good written English skills.

How will you be assessed?

A one-hour multiple-choice closed book exam that is taken online.

How and where can you study?

You can study at home through online learning (you will have access for 6 months) and attend a highly interactive workshop (where offered).

If you are based in a jurisdiction where workshops are not offered you will receive additional support and an extra online study pack.

Can the course be taught in-house?

An in-house option is available for firms putting a minimum of 12 people onto the course. Benefits include a reduction in price and the ability to include bespoke material in the course delivery.

What does it cost?

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA, joining our international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership is £30 payable to ICA* and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services (view the list of membership services and benefits that you’ll receive here).

The course fee is £595 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable) payable to ICT. Students from certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here. 

*unless you are a member of the ICA already.

These fees include a printable certificate once you have completed the course.

Any questions?

Call +44 (0) 121 362 7534 or email ict@int-comp.com.

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Tel: +44(0)121 362 7534

Email: ICT Enquiries

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