ICA Specialist Certificate in Trade Based Money Laundering


The ICA Specialist Certificate in Trade Based Money Laundering is designed to address key anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing concepts and the practical issues encountered within the international trade environment.

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

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Financial industry practitioners with 2-3 years experience who are keen to enhance their existing expertise by learning about another distinct sphere
  • Financial industry officers and managers within the international trade environment who wish to certify their knowledge
  • Operational staff, working specifically within the international trade environment, who need to understand the inherent risks they face
  • Regulators or Consultants working within the international trade space
  • MLROs, Compliance Managers, Risk Managers, CDD Managers with 2-3 years experience
  • Anyone with an interest in trade based money laundering

What will you learn?

  • Essential AML Concepts
  • International Trade - Fundamentals and Misconceptions
  • Managing Risk
  • Trade-based Money Laundering Typologies
  • Further ML Considerations
  • Mitigating Risk

Download the full syllabus here

Course Format

  • Access to online materials for 3 months
  • 1-day workshop to enhance your learning experience 
  • 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)

What are the entry requirements?

The qualification is specifically designed to be detailed yet accessible. Prior subject matter knowledge will be useful, but is not essential. To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required.

How will you be assessed?

  • One hour multiple choice examination taken online

How and where can you study?

You can study at home through online learning and attend a highly interactive workshop where offered.


What does it cost?

NZD$ 1,800

The stated course fee is applicable for New Zealand citizens and physically based in New Zealand only. 



Email us at enquiries@int-comp.com for enrolment.

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 +65 6500 0010 or email enquiries@int-comp.com for further information.




Phone: +65 6500 0010

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