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. 

Course dates: 18 October 2019

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


Next intake: October/November 2019

Email studentadmin@int-comp.com for more information.


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 studentadmin@int-comp.com

Any questions? 

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





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