Designed for experienced banking professionals who wish to gain Chartered Banker status in as little as 12 weeks.

Conferring the highest status that can be achieved as a banker, it allows you to professionalise your banking skills and stand out in a competitive global market.

Key Features

  • Internationally recognised professional qualification
  • 3 step assessment process
  • Takes 12 weeks on average to complete
  • Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (UK) – the only body in the world able to confer the status of Chartered Banker 
  • Program fees: $6,000

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Chartered Banker by Experience Brochure




Chartered Banker by Experience is the accelerated yet rigorous route to Chartered Banker status, designed for experienced banking professionals. The qualification is intended for individuals who:

  • Have at least 10 years of business experience, including 5 years of relevant banking and financial services experience;
  • Want recognition for their expertise, experience and contribution to banking
  • Aim to meet current and emerging regulatory requirements for the demonstration of high professional standards

The Chartered Banker by Experience Program

Following pre-entry screening to ensure the suitability of candidates, there are three steps
to complete to become a Chartered Banker, which should take approximately 12 weeks:


Critical Self Evaluation


Professional Ethics Assignment


Presentation & Professional Discussion

For detailed information about each steps, including information on the criteria for success click the link below

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Am I Eligible?

You must have at least 10 years of business experience, including 5 years of relevant banking and financial services experience.

You must also be a member of FINSIA when you study one of our programs. 12 month FINSIA Affiliate membership is included if it is your first enrolment to this course and you haven't been a member previously. 

Pre-screening Process

Before you register and to ensure your suitability for the Chartered Banker by Experience programme, you will need to follow the steps below: 


Check Your Experience

Check your experience against our detailed requirements.

View our detailed entry requirements list


Download and print the declaration form

Download and print the declaration form below and complete it. The declaration declares that you have, and can evidence if required, the relevant experience required to apply for the Chartered Banker by Experience program.

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Complete the online application form

The completed declaration form must be uploaded, together with a detailed career summary at the end of your online application.

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Become a Chartered Banker

Recognised internationally as a hallmark of quality in the banking profession. Being a Chartered Banker demonstrates expertise, a commitment to personal development and professionalism, and acts as a gateway to enhanced career opportunities.



Be eligible to use the “Chartered Banker” designation, for as long as you continue to meet FINSIA's ongoing requirements.


Professional Recognition

Form a solid base for a successful career in the banking and financial sector, increasing your employability and making you stand out from the crowds.


Global Community

Be part of a global community of more than 8,000 Chartered Bankers and gain industry recognition.

Why study with Finsia

Why study with FINSIA?

  • Internationally recognised* qualifications developed in conjunction with senior industry experts
  • Access an extensive online library of CPD materials
  • Not-for profit membership body operating for over 130 years to benefit financial services professionals, consumers and society