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Campus
Duration
2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
School
Accounting & Financial Services

About the Program

White-collar crime is increasing, particularly in the areas of identity theft, money laundering and securities fraud and therefore the need for compliance and risk management professionals is growing in the financial services industry. 

In this eight-month graduate certificate program, you will gain the technical and professional skills that are necessary to become a compliance officer. This program covers Canadian regulatory requirements for the banking, insurance and securities industries. You will acquire critical skills such as policies and procedures management, privacy management, and Anti Money Laundering (AML) investigation.

As part of this program, you will be able to take a course that qualifies you for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)® licensing examinations. As a student, you will register with the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)® at an additional cost.

Work Experience

Field Placement

The Financial Services Compliance Administration program does more than just equip graduates with the tools of the trade. It provides you with the opportunity to gain important Canadian job experience. You are required to complete a compliance administration field placement or industry project as part of the program requirements. A field placement co-ordinator will work with you to match you with placement and/or project opportunities within a variety of institutions. Upon completion of the program, you will have begun the important first step in the networking process that is critical to finding the position to launch a career as a financial services compliance administrator.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Compliance administrator
  • Compliance analyst
  • Privacy officer
  • Regulatory reporting associate
  • AML investigator
  • AML analyst
  • Registration officer
  • Anti-Corruption & anti-bribery officer

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Research
  • Communications
  • Relationship building
  • Hands-on industry software experience