The Chartered Banker provides all the tools necessary to develop strategic judgment and expertise needed in a digital age, alongside core banking skills including credit and risk.
Becoming a Chartered Banker will show you have the highest standards of professionalism and core banking capabilities to support banking executive regulatory requirements. It will enhance your reputation and future proof your career. Industry expertise and student feedback has been used to ensure the Chartered Banker is practical and forward focused.
Why be a Chartered Banker?
- Lead by example. As a highly qualified practitioner with the detailed knowledge of modern banking needed to tackle the complex challenges facing the industry.
- Enhanced skills. Staying at the cutting edge of regulation and compliance against a backdrop of daily disruption from new technology.
- Pinnacle of professionalism. Showing you are the right person to lead the industry into the future, restoring trust building the best possible outcomes for business as well as customers.
This program was developed for the Australasian market in association with the Chartered Banker Institute (UK) - the only body in the world able to confer the status of Chartered Banker and is internationally recognised.
Total Program Fee
To obtain the Chartered Banker qualification four modules must be completed:
Three mandatory modules
One elective module
Upon completion a current FINSIA membership and an annual post nominal designation fee of $70 will apply
Upon completion, graduates can use Chartered Banker post nominals. The use of the Chartered Banker post nominals is reliant on continued memberships of FINSIA and the Chartered Banker Institute.
Up to 18-24 months
The program is generally completed between 18 and 24 months.
You will need to complete three mandatory modules and an elective module to graduate with the Chartered Banker qualification.
Start any time and complete the course at your own pace in your own time.
Awarded by Chartered Banker Institute (UK)
The internationally recognised Chartered Banker designation is the gold standard industry qualification.
Made for Australia
Developed for the Australasian Market in partnership with the Chartered Banker Institute and close consultation with senior industry practitioners.
Who is this for
Our globally recognised gold standard program is for individuals who seek to achieve the highest level of excellence and professionalism in banking.
Whilst there are no formal entry requirements it is recommended that students have some banking experience and are prepared to complete studies equivalent to a post graduate level professional qualification.
e-Learning materials reinforce key learning objectives
A comprehensive digital textbook providing core learning materials and case studies to help you build your capability
Checkpoint exams to confirm your understanding
The learning experience is
Start anytime from any location.
Stimulating interactive learning experience with a hands-on approach.
Access an extensive suite of engaging learning materials.
Developed for the Australian market by FINSIA in consultation with senior industry practitioners.
How it works
Mandatory Module 1/3
Mandatory Module 2/3
Mandatory Module 3/3
What do I get when I finish the course?
To be to keep using them, you will need to remain a FINSIA member and a Chartered Banker Institute member.
You will also need to complete 35 hours CPD per year, 21 structured and 14 hours unstructured with a minimum of five hours in ethics and integrity (as part of structured learning). Graduates of the Chartered Banker program may also be eligible to upgrade to a Fellow membership category.
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For people intent on building a career in banking - anybody who aspires to general management and above - it should be conditional on them having passed or being in the process of undertaking the Chartered Banker qualification. I do believe Chartered Banker should be compulsory.