ACAMS - Certified Global Sanctions Specialist certification

Duration

Duration:

Just 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

1/4/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Certification course, you’ll gain an understanding of the restrictive measures imposed by sanctions, their purpose, and how they are introduced.

In just 2 days, you’ll discover how you can embed sanctions compliance into your organisation, as well as about the organisations that issue and enforce sanctions, and individuals, countries and entities that are subject to sanctions. You’ll also learn:

  • How to identify common sanctions evasion techniques
  • How to differentiate between AML risk and sanctions risk

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) exam and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Audience

This course is ideal for mid-to senior-level professionals, in the following areas:

  • Sanctions Compliance
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Financial Sanctions
  • Sanctions Screening
  • AML/CTF
  • AML Sanctions
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Counsel
  • Embargo
  • Compliance Technology

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Governance and Enforcement
  • Module 2: Sanctions Evasion Techniques
  • Module 3: Sanctions Due Diligence
  • Module 4: Sanctions Screening
  • Module 5: Sanctions Investigations and Asset Freezing

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Exam

  • Duration: 175 minutes
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Passing score: 62.5%
  • Languages: English, Arabic, French
  • Domains:
    • Governance and Enforcement (25%)
    • Sanctions Evasion Techniques (17.5%)
    • Sanctions Due Diligence (20%)
    • Sanctions Screening (20%)
    • Sanctions Investigations and Asset Freezing (17.5%)

 

To maintain your certification, you are required to:

  • Continue your ACAMS membership
  • Meet the Continuing Education credit requirements
  • Complete an online application and pay a recertification fee

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you must actively be:

  • CAMS Certified
  • An ACAMS member

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 44 68 27 85 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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