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ICA Certificate In Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

Programme Overview

This programme is ideal for entrants into the field of KYC and other professionals whose work involves following the CDD process. The 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.

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

Prorgramme Objective

Participants 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, riskbased approach to CDD.

This will give you a greater understanding of KYC/CDD and the practical application of the subject matter aids learning. Successful completion of this certificate evidences a basic competency in the area.

Who Should Attend

This course 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; and
  • Consultants, audit professionals and anyone whose role involves managing
    risk in the CDD process.


To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required


This programme involves a mix of self-study and interactive learning sessions with ‘live’ instructor-led virtual classrooms (VILT) where you will be studying with likeminded individuals. The course materials are hosted on the ICA Learning Management System and are full of rich media content. The LMS also has options for engaging with your fellow students as well as additional support by the tutor.

• Access to online materials for 3 months
• 2 x 3hr Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) workshops
• Online exam (multiple choice)
• One free exam resit

Programme Outline

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

Programme Delivery

Date Time
25-26 September 2023 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Your Investment

Package Stakeholder Non Stakeholder
Normal Price $1,700.00 $1,700.00


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