Get a global view of transnational crime, illustrated practical defences and a focus on how laws, regulations and best practice continue to evolve across the entire spectrum of associated activities.


  • Delivery: Self-paced online Learning – Start anytime and develop your skills at your own pace and from any location
  • Entry: No educational or experience requirements
  • Duration: Average of 6 months to complete, up to a year
  • Program fees: $375

This course has been designed by the leading professional body for securities the CISI (The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment base in the UK) and tailored to the Australian market by FINSIA.

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combatting financial crime




Big picture

The big picture

Contribute to your company’s efforts to minimise their exposure to and detection of financial crime.






Skills, Tools, & Strategies

Learn about the elements of financial crime and how the financial services industry deals with and supports the bodies responsible for detecting and sanctioning financial crime.





International specialist

Be recognised as an international specialist

Develop your understanding of the roles of both local and international regulators and law enforcement agencies, using world’s best practice.



Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for:

  • Compliance officers & money laundering reporting officers;
  • Those involved in regulation, law enforcement, trade and commerce and individuals from bi-lateral development institutions and civil society organisations;
  • Any individual who wants to develop specialist skills in combatting financial crimes.

What are my learning outcomes?

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the background and nature of financial crime. 
  • Explain money laundering and the roles of the local and international bodies. 
  • Understand terrorist financing and the measures to combat the financing of terrorism.
  • Explain the difference between bribery and corruption including legislations governing them.
  • Explain tax evasion and tax avoidance.  
  • Discuss the purpose and application of financial sanctions.
  • Explain how financial crime affects the financial services industry.
  • Explain the responsibilities the financial services industry has when dealing with regulatory and other relevant authorities.

What is included when I enrol in this course?

  • A PDF workbook;
  • Access to Revision Express, with multiple choice questions at the end of each chapter to confirm your understanding;
  • Computer-Based testing exam fees;
  • 12 month FINSIA Affiliate membership is included if it is your first enrolment to this course and you haven't been a member previously. FINSIA membership gives you access to a wide network of professionals, as well as access to a library of online resources, exclusive publications and high-value events.


$375 AUD

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Why study with Finsia

Why study with FINSIA?

  • Internationally recognised* qualifications developed by senior industry experts
  • Full support provided
  • Access an extensive online library of Continuous Professional Development materials
  • Not-for profit membership body operating for over 130 years to benefit financial services professionals, consumers and society

Further professional qualifications

To further expand your knowledge upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take professional qualifications such as:

  • Investment Operation Certificate (IOC)