ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk and Compliance


The changing regulatory environment has resulted in a growing need for compliance professionals. The ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk and Compliance is suitable for those new to compliance or in a junior role and will help you develop a good understanding of compliance fundamentals. 

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


Who is this course suitable for?

  • New entrants who wish to change their career
  • New graduates (all disciplines)
  • Those working to build a career in compliance within:
    - Capital markets
    - Banking 
    - Insurance 
    - Anti money laundering

 What will you learn?

Module 1: Understanding the regulatory environment
Module 2: Industry knowledge and awareness
Module 3: Role of the compliance officer
Module 4: Compliance in practice
Module 5: Key compliance issues

Download the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

The course is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in compliance. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess

  • a diploma or degree in any discipline
  • some prior working experience in a financial institution

How and where can you study?

This 16 week programme includes study at home as well as attendance at 10 x 3 hour evening workshops in Singapore. 

Download the new course dates here

Recommended Study Hours

Self-study 144 hours   (6hrs x 24weeks)
Face to face workshops     30 hours
Invigilated Exam 3 hours


How will you be assessed?

  • One x 3 hour and 15 minutes open book examination
  • One x 2,000-2,500 word assignment

Designation awarded

  • ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk and Compliance which is awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
  • IBF designation of IBF Qualified (“IBFQ”) for Compliance

What does it cost? 

SGD$ 6900 + GST

Download course fees here

IBF-STS Funding

As an IBF accredited programme the ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk and Compliance (IBF Level 1) is available for IBF-STS funding of 70%. 

In addition, for IBF-STS programmes commencing on or after 1 July 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90%* co-funding of direct training costs, subject to a cap of S$7,000 per participant per programme.

Download funding information here



Course Terms and Conditions

ICTA Terms and Conditions

Watch an introductory video about this course here  


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. 





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