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CTFC is the new industry certification that will give you the knowledge and understanding you need to prevent trade-based financial crimes across the globe.
This qualification gives you the technical knowledge to succeed in trade finance compliance and the ability to apply expertise in a professional setting. It is a valuable benchmark for Trade Finance Operations Staff, Relationship Managers, Bank Audit and Compliance Staff, and Risk Managers.
The wide-ranging scope of this international qualification includes:
The CTFC is a Level 4 qualification registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework.
CTFC has been developed in partnership with
Read the CTFC qualification specification
CTFC consists of one unit.
The core text for the qualification is the excellent new publication Trade Based Financial Crime Compliance by Professor James Byrne of the Institute of International Law & Banking Practice (IIBLP). It has been written specifically to complement CTFC and is supported by an interactive module delivered by Coastline Solutions.
The study materials will:
CTFC is assessed through a single 2 hour 30-minute objective exam, split into two sections.
60 multiple choice questions (a total of 60 marks available for section A).
You can choose when to take your CTFC exam and pick from test centres nationwide or through remote invigilation.
Exam and assessment information
The international CTFC Registry contains the names of individuals that hold the CTFC designation.
It may take up to 30 days for an individual’s details to appear after receiving their results. If an individual has not passed, their details will not be in the registry. If they don’t successfully recertify after three years, their names are removed from the registry.
If you have any queries, please email email@example.com or call +44 (0)12 2781 8609.
£895.00 – price includes your study materials and exam entry
Late recertification fee
Our membership options offer a range of benefits to help you maintain your skills and knowledge post qualification.
We offer a number of different membership levels - as well as the option to pay by monthly Direct Debit.
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Set yourself apart from the competition with a Diploma for Qualified Trade Finance Specialists (QTFS). Be awarded once you have successfully completed a minimum of three qualifications in trade finance and transaction banking.
In case of issues registering online please call our Student and Customer Services on +44 (0)12 2781 8609 (9.30am - 5.30pm GMT). Please have your card ready for payment.
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