Certificate in Compliance

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Personal Learning Accounts



Start Date

Start Date



In a nutshell

A Personal Learning Account is a new initiative from the Welsh Government. It is a free and flexible way to learn. The initiative will offer people the chance to access free, part-time courses that offer flexible and convenient learning around their existing lifestyle.

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about compliance and the regulatory environment as well as those considering embarking on a new career in compliance.

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester and the ICA International Compliance Association.

This course is for...

...anyone over 19, living in Wales, in employment and earning less than £26,000 a year.

...anyone who wants to learn more about compliance and the regulatory environment.

Course content

Good compliance equals good business and good compliance is the responsibility of all staff. This course provides a good introduction to compliance and the contextual understanding you need so you approach your responsibilities with confidence.

The programme comprises the following units:

  • Understanding the Regulatory Environment
  • Regulation in Practice
  • Compliance in Practice
  • Other Key Compliance Areas

Delivery and Assessment

  • Course takes 1-3 months to complete and is assessed by one multiple choice examination taken online
  • All course materials are delivered via an online learning platform
  • One workshop to attend throughout the course designed to really bring the subject matter to life

Entry Requirements

This course has a practical focus and is open to anyone who is interested in the subject. The content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

Additional information

In order to study any ICA qualification you need to be a member of the ICA, joining an international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals. The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership is £30 payable to ICA. The PLA scheme will cover this additional costs and you will be reimbursed.

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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