Certified Compliance Officer

Programme Overview

Led by senior leaders and practitioners in Singapore’s financial services industry, the Certified Compliance Officer programme offers new joiners or mid-career switchers a comprehensive overview of the latest regulatory developments and practical guidance on implementing and enforcing compliance policies effectively. Participants will learn about critical regulations such as MAS Notice 626, the Banking Act, SFA, and FAA, as well as risk management, and data privacy. The interactive learning environment enables engagement with senior leaders and peers alike. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to enhance compliance practices, mitigate risks, and promote ethical behaviour in their financial institutions.

Programme Structure

Two modes of study: Standalone and/or Stackable

Each module covers different topics and subject matters. They can be taken individually or together, to cater to the varying focus and interests of each firm, talent and professional. Participants must complete a total of 4 modules – 3 compulsory modules and 1 specialist module out of the 3 possible options. A participant who passes all 3 compulsory modules and 1 specialist module will be awarded the Certified Compliance Officer certification.


The compulsory modules are:

  • Foundation Compliance – Risks, Ethics and Culture*
  • Foundation Compliance Policy*
  • Ethics, Regulations and Compliance – Financial Products & Regulations (E-learning – Free Access)*

The specialist modules are:

  • Foundation Financial Crime Compliance*
  • Foundation Regulatory Compliance*
  • Foundation Compliance Analytics*


*This programme is currently undergoing IBF accreditation and may be subject to changes.

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for new entrants embarking on a career in financial services including legal, enterprise/operational risk, audit professionals and those in control functions in the first line of defence. It is also relevant for external lawyers, consultants and accountants advising the financial services sector.

Useful Links


Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded: 



IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS)


Find out more at www.ibf.org.sg/home/for-individuals/skills-and-jobs-development/training-support/IBF-STS.



Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded:


WMI Certification

  • Certified Compliance Officer (Regulatory Compliance)
  • CPD hours (IBF-STS and Core FAA/SFA CPD)


IBF Certification

  • Eligible for the IBF Advanced (Level 1) Certification in Compliance Advisory, Analytics, and Financial Crime Compliance. T&Cs apply.


In addition to Course Fees, each participant will also be charged a non-refundable and non-claimable application fee of S$85 (including GST).


Prices shown are based on the prevalent IBF-STS subsidies. T&Cs apply.


NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded# course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). NTUC members aged 40 and above will get increased funding support from $250 to $500.

#Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidies. This may include materials fees, registration fees and misc fees.


Click here to read more about the terms & conditions governing registration, payment, cancellation, deferment and no-show.


The information above is correct at the time of publication. Wealth Management Institute reserves the right to amend the fees and/or terms and conditions as appropriate.


Foundation Compliance - Risks, Ethics and Culture - 27 Feb 2024 (Session is full)
Foundation Compliance Policy - 5 Mar 2024 (Session is full)
Foundation Regulatory Compliance - 18 Mar 2024
Foundation Financial Crime Compliance - 18 Apr 2024
Foundation Compliance Analytics - 29 Apr 2024
Foundation Compliance - Risks, Ethics and Culture - 30 May 2024
Foundation Compliance Policy - 17 Jun 2024
Foundation Regulatory Compliance - 8 Jul 2024
Foundation Financial Crime Compliance - 22 Jul 2024
Foundation Compliance Analytics - 14 Aug 2024



Register for Online Information Session

Get a chance to speak with our team in an online information session to learn more about WMI’s Certified Compliance Officer programme. We are happy to offer an overview of the programme and any enquiries you may have about WMI in this one-hour virtual session.

Upcoming Dates

12 Mar 2024, Tuesday, 5pm
19 Mar 2024, Tuesday, 5pm
26 Mar 2024, Tuesday, 5pm
2 Apr 2024, Tuesday, 5pm

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