ICA Advanced Certificate in Practical Customer Due Diligence (CDD)


It has never been more important to have robust controls and procedures in place to Know Your Customer (KYC). Adequate due diligence on new and existing customers is a key part of these controls. Without this due diligence, your firm can become subject to reputational, operational, legal and financial risks.

This qualification has been designed for KYC Analysts and professionals at all stages in their career who manage risk in the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) process. The only professional qualification in practical CDD, it’s vital to understand the threat and mitigate the risk.

Entry requirements

This course is open to anyone who is interested in furthering their CDD knowledge and skills, however, holding some relevant business experience will allow you to take full advantage of the course. The content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills 

How will you be assessed?

  • Two 2,000-2,500 word assignments 

How and where can you study?

You can study at home through online learning and attend two highly interactive workshops where offered.

View details of upcoming workshop dates here.

All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.

Download the course dates here

What will you learn?

  • Outcomes and success criteria of KYC
  • Identification and verification
  • Understanding the customer
  • Understanding the relationship
  • Beneficial ownership
  • Understanding the control structure of the entity
  • Customer screening
  • Risk acceptance
  • Enhanced due diligence

Download the full syllabus here

What does it cost?

USD 1,100


Email contact@ibfkh.org for further information.




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