Advanced Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism


Do you want to progress your career in AML/CFT?  Would you like to have a detailed and practical understanding of all the issues impacting a compliance officer who have responsibilities for anti money laundering, sanctions, anti corruption, fraud, customer due diligence?  Do you want to deepen your knowledge and develop your soft skills, increasing your value as a trusted advisor to a business?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then the Advanced Certificate in AML is the qualification you are looking for to give you the practical knowledge and skills to make a difference to your career.

The Advanced Certification is designed for those delegates who wish to deepen their understanding of the complexities surrounding Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Counter Financing of Terrorism (CFT) today. It is a comprehensive, graduate level programme, covering a wide range of in-depth, topical subjects in AML and CFT. This qualification will provide you with the necessary theoretical and practical skills to enhance your career and develop within your profession.


Who is this course suitable for?

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

What will you learn?

  • International Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies
  • The Malaysian AML/CFT Regulatory Framework
  • Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing - Definitions and Nature
  • The Risk-based Approach to AML/CFT
  • The Duties and Responsibilities of the MLRO/Compliance Officer
  • Recognition, Handling and Reporting Transactions
  • Post-reporting Considerations
  • Designing a Comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering Framework for a Financial Services Business
  • Dealing with the Authorities
  • Customer Due Diligence and Risk Profiling
  • Financial Intelligence, Investigation and Enforcement
  • Engendering An Effective Compliance Culture and Maintaining A High Level of Awareness
  • Anti-Money Laundering Typologies across Industry Sectors
  • AML/CFT Capital Markets

View the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

Applicants for the programme must:

How and where can you study?

This is a 9 month part time programme where you will:
  • Study at home
  • Attend 8 x 3hr virtual workshop
All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.

Download the course dates here - 2022 workshop dates available

How will you be assessed?

  • Two x 2,500-3,500 word assignments
  • One x 3 hour 15 minute open book examination 

Designation upon completion, you will be awarded dual certification:

  • Advanced Certification in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism awarded by ICA and AICB
  • International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University Of Manchester

What does it cost?

The fees payable for the various programmes depend on the student’s employer category as follows:

  • Published price: RM 8,480

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Can this be taught in-house?

If you have a training requirement for more than 15 employees, why not contact us to discuss delivering the training in-house at your firm? It’s the ideal way to maximise your budget, minimise disruption and tailor content to your specific needs.

Call our dedicated in-house training team at +65 6500 0010 or email

Any questions? 

Call AICB at +603-2095 6833, email or visit the AICB





Phone: +65 6500 0010

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