ICA Certificate in KYC & CDD

MY Cert In KYC-schedule


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 the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester.


By the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of CDD and how it relates to the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing
  • learn the risk-based approach to CDD and identify key risk factors
  • understand the dynamics of simplified, standard and enhanced due diligence and when they should be applied
  • articulate how risk rating and acceptance practices work
  • demonstrate an understanding of firm-wide risk assessments
  • determine beneficial ownership and control, continuous monitoring and transaction screening
  • describe the key elements of an effective KYC infrastructure, features of KYC utilities as well as associated benefits and challenges
  • control quality in CDD, data management and management information
  • understand the three dimensions of KYC, role of periodic reviews and remediation processes
  • appreciate how the '3LOD' model works in practice
  • identify roles of stakeholders and differentiate escalation paths 

The programme will cover:

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

Download the full syllabus here

Not sure if this is right for you? Contact us at studentadmin@int-comp.com or

call +603 92131438 for a one to one course counselling. 

  • Access to online materials for 3 months and
  • 2 x 3hr Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) to enhance your learning experience on
  • Online exam (multiple choice) that can be taken at any time throughout the course (although we recommend you sit this after the workshop has taken place)
  • One free exam resit


Download the full syllabus here

Not sure if this is right for you? Contact us at studentadmin@int-comp.com or

call +603 92131438 for a one to one course counselling.

This programme is suited 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

Not sure if this is right for you? Contact us at studentadmin@int-comp.com 

or call +603 92131438 for a one to one course counselling. 

Upon completion, you will be awarded:

  • ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD

 Parchment Specimen_Cert KYC

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

AMBS Small

RM1, 995 (Subject to prevailing taxes)

The stated course fee is applicable for Malaysian citizens and physically based in Malaysia only. 



 Cert KYC - Program Highlight

Workshop on 22 & 23 Aug 2022 (Mon & Tue)

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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 +603 92131438

or email us at studentadmin@int-comp.com


Any questions?

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Email us at studentadmin@int-comp.com.


Phone: +65 6500 0010

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