Certified Professional in Financial Crime Compliance


This award has been specifically designed for senior industry practitioners, providing them with enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise to enable them to operate at the highest levels within their organisations. 

This qualification is mapped to the International Occupational Standards of Competency in AML/CTF, are awarded by AICB and ICA. All ICA qualifications are awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester, the largest campus-based business and management school in the UK.

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Heads of Compliance, AML and Financial Crime Prevention
  • Money laundering reporting and prevention officers
  • Compliance, AML and financial crime managers and senior staff
  • Senior risk staff
  • Senior internal and external audit staff
  • Company secretaries
  • Accountants
  • Legal practitioners
  • Regulatory representatives


What will you learn?

  • AML leadership - building, managing and leading an AML team
  • Ethics, Corporate Governance and Corporate Responsibility
  • Drafting the AML compliance policies, procedures and systems of the organisation
  • Compliance and Senior Management
  • MIS and compliance

View the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

  • Applicants have to be a current individual member of AICB
  • You should also be a senior practitioner e.g. Heading AML/compliance, audit, risk/operations with at least 3 years of experience in that position 

All applications will be pre-screened to assess suitability for the programme. 
List of documentation needed for assessment.


How will you be assessed?

Face-to-face interview assessment, approximately three hours, mapping candidate skills against the competencies for the programme.

  • Interview Assessment Committee
    The interviewers are senior assessors from ICA. Guidelines on the interview are from ICA.
  • Notification of Interview Assessment
    Candidates will be informed of the interview date, time, and venue three weeks before the interview.
  • Interview Format
    Face-to-face oral interview, approximately 3 hours.
  • Interview Venue
    The interview assessment will be held in Kuala Lumpur.

The assessment is based on a 3 hour interview, mapping the candidate's skills against the competencies for the programme. Award is given upon being graded as 'competent' in all 6 competencies. 

Designation upon completion, you will be awarded dual certification:

  • Certified Professional FCC status (AICB)
  • International Postgraduate Diploma in FCC awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University Of Manchester
  • Entitlement to apply for Fellowship of the ICA (FICA)

How and where can I study?

  • Intakes are conducted once a year in February.
  • 8 masterclasses to attend. View details of masterclasses
  • The interview is conducted at the end of the 9 month period. 


What does it cost?

Course fee: RM11, 950

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Can this course 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 enquiries@int-comp.com.

Any questions?

Call AICB at +603-2095 6833, email enquiries@aicb.org.my or visit the AICB.




Phone: +65 6500 0010

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