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Managing climate-related risks and supporting the transition to a low-carbon world are amongst our most significant global challenges.

Recognising the strategic importance of this topic, the Chartered Body Alliance have developed their first joint qualification, the Certificate in Climate Risk.

The aim of the qualification is to develop the learner’s professional knowledge, understanding and skills relating to climate change, climate risk and sustainable finance, with a view to supporting customers, clients, colleagues, and communities with the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon world.

This qualification is aimed at financial services risk professionals (or aspiring risk professionals) globally who wish to develop and demonstrate their knowledge of climate risk.


Your enrolment is valid for 12 months. Delivered online which means you can start and complete anytime.



Total Program Fee

Member AUD$1,272.00 | NZD$1,595.05
Non-Member AUD$1,347.00 | NZD$1,675.55

For further information, or to arrange a call with a FINSIA Relationship Manager please email [email protected] or click ‘Request Info’ above.

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Globally-recognised qualification

Awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute, developed by the Chartered Body Alliance.


Course duration

Delivered online which means you can start and complete anytime. The certificate can generally be completed in two months.


Entry requirements

No previous knowledge of green finance is required, but an understanding of risk management principles and financial services practices is necessary.



Assessed via a 1.5 hour, 75-question multiple choice test, delivered online via remote invigilation with instant results.



Upon completion, learners will be entitled to use the designation Cert CRP (Certified Climate Risk Professional)

Who is this for?

There are no formal entry requirements, but an understanding of risk management principles and financial services practices is necessary.

The Certificate is aimed at all financial services professionals globally who have an understanding of risk management principles and wish to develop and demonstrate their knowledge and expertise of climate risk. With broad financial services sector coverage, including bankers, insurers, investment managers, central bankers and regulators, risk managers, analysts and consultants.

What's Included?

e-Learning Material

Interactive eLearning modules, including audio and visual resources, and online quizzes and knowledge checks to enhance understanding of key concepts.

Digital Study Guide

An online study guide – for core reading and learning activities.

Ongoing Assessment

Each unit is followed by a short concept-check test or quiz to confirm your understanding.

Exam Fee

The first attempt at the 75 multiple-choice test is included in the cost.

Assessment resit fee will apply which is payable directly to Chartered Banker Institute

The learning experience is


Online Learning

Start anytime from any location at your own pace.



Stimulating interactive learning experience with a hands-on approach. 



Access an extensive suite of engaging learning materials.


Industry Led

Developed for the Australian market in consultation with senior industry practitioners. 

What do I get when I finish the course?

Success in this exam leads to the Chartered Banker Institute Climate Risk Certificate and achievement of the Cert CRP (Certified Climate Risk Professional) designation. The use of this professional designation is reliant on continued membership.

The certificate may be studied on a standalone basis but can also act as a contributory module to the three modules required for FINSIA's Certified Professional Banker program. 

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