STEP Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering

The Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering provides you with essential knowledge to be successful, wherever you are located.

What does this qualification cover and how is it delivered?

What does this qualification cover?

The Certificate covers:

  • The International Context
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • AML in Practice
  • Sanctions
  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
  • Managing the Risk of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
  • Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Framework
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Emerging Industry Sectors
  • Escalations and Exits

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How is it delivered?

The course is delivered online, with attendance at two day face to face workshop required. The course will be assessed via two x 2,000 – 2,500 word assignments, with the first due approximately two months after the course closing date, and the second three months thereafter. The course takes between 5-6 months to complete. 

EXCLUSIVE: A complimentary pass to the 2019 STEP LATAM Conference, will be awarded to the highest scoring student for both assignments.

What are the benefits to me and my employer? 

How will I benefit from this course?

Successful completion of this certificate will help you to:

  • Understand the international standards set by the IMF, UN and World Bank for combating money laundering
  • Explain the vulnerabilities of some financial services and products to money laundering
  • Identify potentially suspicious transactions
  • Assess when and how to report any suspicious activities, based on legal obligations to regulators and clients

How will my employer benefit?

Successful completion of the Certificate will enable you to:

  • Protect yourself and your employer with your knowledge of identifying and preventing money laundering
  • Demonstrate your firm's commitment to anti-money laundering
  • Apply your knowledge to risk-based transaction monitoring and filtering activities

Entry advice and requirements 

Who would find this qualification useful?

The Certificate is suitable for those who work in the international private wealth management field and those who are looking to develop their understanding of anti-money laundering.

The course is also suitable for:

  • New/recently appointed MLROs and deputies
  • New/recently appointed financial crime and risk officers
  • Compliance officers
  • Internal auditors assuming responsibilities for money laundering/financial crime issues
  • All individuals engaged in financial services and who aspire to a career in anti-money laundering

What are the entry requirements?

This is an Entry Level Certificate and therefore open entry, as outlined in the Qualifications and Membership Framework. The course is delivered in English and therefore delegates will need to have a good standard of English language. 

Further course details 

How much will it cost?

Online course, optional virtual classrooms and registration for the two assignment

The course fee for this Certificate is

  • £895 + UK VAT (if applicable), or
  • £1,100 + UK VAT (if applicable) if you would like to include virtual classrooms as part of your study;
  • Full Members of STEP receive a discounted rate of £850 + UK VAT (if applicable); or
  • £1,045 + UK VAT (if applicable) if you include virtual classrooms as part of your study.

EXCLUSIVE: If you are a Full Member of STEP LATAM or Panama, you could secure sponsorship of up to 50% of the course fee. Please contact cltinternational@centlaw.com to find out more.

Where and when is it available?

You can find further details and course dates on the CLTI website

How do I apply?

Download and return the enrolment form (PDF 157KB)

Help and advice 

If you have any queries and would like to speak to someone you can either call  CLTI on +44 (0)121 362 7733  or email pd@step.org

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