ICA Certificate in KYC and CDD

Understand core Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) concepts and frameworks.

Enrolment dates & fees


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Course details

As regulatory expectations increase, knowing your customer is essential. This introductory-level course will give you:

  • A solid understanding of core KYC and CDD concepts and frameworks
  • An overview of the practical components of working within the KYC environment
  • The opportunity to raise your professional profile by gaining an internationally recognised certification awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester



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Become an ICA member

When you enrol onto this course you will join an international
community of over 20,000 members. Benefits include:

  • Access to the uniquely personalised ICA Learning Hub
  • Weekly webinars covering the latest industry
  • Discounts on ICA events and further ICA courses

The fee for ICA membership will be added separately to your basket when you enrol online for this course.

What will I learn?

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

Course format

  • Study in your own time and at your own pace
  • Course can be completed in as little as four weeks but you will have access for up to three months
  • Assessed by a one hour online multiple-choice exam
  • Your results are available immediately
  • Downloadable certificate to demonstrate your achievement

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable 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 assistants
  • Consultants, audit professionals and anyone whose role involves managing risk in the CDD process