ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention

Professional Qualification


Financial crime is a key threat for industry and regulatory authorities alike. Having knowledgeable, fully trained staff who understand the risks and how they can be managed is essential. The ICA Diplomas in Financial Crime Prevention increase awareness amongst individuals and help prevent fraud, protecting firms. 

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

Suitable For

• Fraud Prevention and Investigation Officers, Managers and Deputies • MLROs and Deputies • Managers with responsibility for internal organisational fraud, financial crime and AML controls • Risk Managers • Internal Audit and Regulatory Staff • Law enforcement • Individuals who have completed the ICA AML Diploma (UK or international) or the ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention

17 Apr 2019
9 months

ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention

Date: 17 Apr 2019
Cost: £3450 (+ local taxes if applicable)
See below for booking instructions


View all Jersey dates on the ICT website

Programme Content

The ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention is a detailed programme, drawing upon best practice to combat the range of financial crime. The knowledge gained will enable you to identify risks and implement effective systems and controls. You will learn about your own regulatory environment and be asked to create and implement fraud and financial crime prevention policies. You will study the legal dimensions, the motivations behind criminal activity and how to undertake an investigation all the way through to prosecution. Wherever you are in the world, you can benefit from this programme. It will build upon your existing experience and help you stay one step ahead of today’s sophisticated financial criminals.

With materials written by experienced industry practitioners the Diploma is a practically focused qualification that imparts useful skills that can be used in the workplace. This is not just another fraud prevention training programme. This is certificated learning providing a benchmark of excellence that is recognised the world over.

Module 1: An Introduction to Financial Crime

  • Understanding financial crime
  • The international agencies and standard setters
  • The international legal models, conventions and standards

Module 2: Practical Application of the International Standards

  • The prevention and detection of money laundering
  • The financing of terrorism
  • Electronic crime
  • Data and information security
  • Bribery and corruption

Module 3: Managing, Prevention and Detecting Financial Crime Risks

  • Corporate governance and the management of financial crime
  • Market fraud: market manipulation/misleading statements, insider dealing and market abuse
  • Corporate and business frauds
  • Financial sector fraud

Module 4: Investigation Prosecution and Recovery

  • Investigating fraud internally
  • Global investigation, prosecution and recovery

Key Features

  • A graduate level programme resulting in a professional qualification
  • Awarded by the ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
  • 9 months duration
  • Comprehensive, detailed course materials that can be used in the workplace
  • Written by experienced industry practitioners
  • Internationally focussed
  • Jurisdiction specific material
  • Material delivered via online learning platform
  • Dedicated tutor support

Key Benefits

  • Career progression
  • Advanced knowledge, developed skills
  • Enhanced performance in the workplace
  • Professional membership of the International Compliance Association
  • Reduced financial and reputational risk for firms
  • Verifiable evidence of learning

JFSC Table 4 Qualification

This qualification is currently included or recently proposed to be included in the JFSC Qualification Table 4 for the TCB sector.

Entry Requirements

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

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

Entry requirements

  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline,
  • Attainment of the ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Fraud
  • Three years relevant work experience

How And Where Can You Study?

You can study at home through online learning and attend four highly interactive workshops where offered.

View details of upcoming workshop dates here.

If you are based in a country where workshops are not available, you will study by online learning with enhanced online and tutor support. View details of upcoming online learning assignment submission & exam dates here.

All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.

How Will You Be Assessed?

  • 3 x 2,500 - 3,500 word assignments


Contact ICT

Tel: +44 (0)121 362 7534
Email: ict@int-comp.com
Fax: +44 (0)121 240 3002

How To Apply

Apply online at www.int-comp.com/enrol-online or get in touch with ICT (ICA's approved training provider).


In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA, joining our international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership is £97 payable to ICA* and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services (view the list of membership services and benefits that you’ll receive here). Become an Affiliate Member.

The course fee is £3450 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable) payable to our training partner. Students from certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here.

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*unless you are a member of the ICA already.


Call +44 (0) 121 362 7534 or email ict@int-comp.com.

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