4 Modules

PDC 1 - Compliance and the Regulatory Structure (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

PDC 2 - Conduct of Business Rules (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

Students who complete a further two modules are awarded the Professional Diploma in Compliance as follows:

PDC 3 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Compliance (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

PDC 4 - Compliance Management (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

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Curriculum


4 Modules

PDC 1 - Compliance and the Regulatory Structure (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

PDC 2 - Conduct of Business Rules (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

Students who complete a further two modules are awarded the Professional Diploma in Compliance as follows:

PDC 3 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Compliance (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

PDC 4 - Compliance Management (NFQ Level 7, 5 ECTS)

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DATA PROTECTION NOTICE

About this data protection notice

This is a statement of the practices of The Institute of Bankers in Ireland, 1 North Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1 (trading as The Institute of Banking) (‘the Institute’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’) in connection with the capture of personal data on this webform and the steps taken by the Institute to respect your privacy.

The Institute is a Data Controller and is committed to protecting your rights and any personal information which you provide to the Institute will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with Irish and European Data Protection legislation.

The privacy notice explains the following:

  • What information do we collect about you?
  • The purpose for collecting your personal data
  • The legal bases for collecting your personal data
  • Are you required to provide the information?
  • How we store and secure personal data?
  • Details of third parties with whom we share personal data
  • What are your rights?

What information do we collect about you?

The data we collect from you will be used by the Institute only in accordance with the purposes outlined in this privacy notice. We will collect your data via webform on www.iob.ie.

The data collected in this webform will be shared with the following areas of the Institute:

  • Programme Management Department
  • Marketing Department

The purpose for collecting your data

The data we collect about you will be used for:

  • providing information on the programme(s) for which you have completed an expression of interest webform;
  • notifying you of promotional events related to this programme or programmes e.g. Programme Taster Lectures, The Institute of Banking Open Evening; and
  • advising you of upcoming application and registration closing dates for this programme or programmes.

The legal basis for collecting your data

For the purposes outlined in this privacy notice your personal data will be processed on the basis of Explicit Consent.

By ticking the box above you confirm that you are providing your informed consent to the processing of your data.

Are you required to provide the information?

We require you to complete the mandatory fields identified in this webform for the purposes outlined above. If you do not provide us with the information required in these fields, we may be unable to process this Expression of Interest form.

How we store and secure your data

Any data we collect from you will be stored confidentially and securely. The Institute is committed to ensuring all accesses to, uses of, and processing of Institute data is performed in a secure manner.

In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary to provide our services to you and for such a period of time after this as is necessary to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that may arise in connection with our relationship with you.

For the purposes described here we will store your data for one calendar year from the date you submit the webform. Before the end of this calendar year, we will contact you to ask if you wish to re-confirm your consent to the storing and processing of your data for the purposes outlined above.

When we store your personal data on our systems the data will be stored on the Institute’s secure I.T. platforms within the EEA which are also subject to European data protection requirements.

Details of third parties with whom we share personal data

The Institute will share your data with third parties where necessary for purposes of the processing outlined here.

We will share your information with our service providers (e.g. printers, I.T. support, auditors, legal advisors, and other professional advisors).

We may also disclose your information where required by law to do so.

Your information will not be shared with any other third parties.

When we share your data with the third parties outlined here the Institute will ensure that the data is only processed according to our specific instructions and that the same standards of confidentiality and security are maintained. Once the processing of the data is complete any third parties with whom data was shared will be required to return the data to the Institute save where they are required to retain it by law.

What are your rights?

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions:

  • You are entitled to ask for a copy of the personal data, which The Institute of Banking holds about you.
  • The right to have any inaccuracies in your personal data amended.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to have the personal data that we hold about you erased.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller.
  • You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

Contact

If you have any queries relating to the processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined above or you wish to make a request in relation to your rights you can contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

The Institute of Banking has a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted through [email protected] or by writing to:

The Data Protection Officer, The Institute of Banking, IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Data Protection Commission for a decision. The Data Protection Commission can be contacted at:

Data Protection Commission
Canal House
Station Road
Portarlington
R32 AP23 Co. Laois
www.dataprotection.ie

The Institute of Bankers in Ireland (a company limited by guarantee)trading as The Institute of Banking

Registered Number: 197171
Registered Charitable Organisation
Charity Registration Number: 20026950
CHY Number: 10530

P: +353 (0)1 6116500
F: +353 (0)1 6116565
E: [email protected]

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DATA PROTECTION NOTICE

About this data protection notice

This is a statement of the practices of The Institute of Bankers in Ireland, 1 North Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1 (trading as The Institute of Banking) (‘the Institute’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’) in connection with the capture of personal data on this webform and the steps taken by the Institute to respect your privacy.

The Institute is a Data Controller and is committed to protecting your rights and any personal information which you provide to the Institute will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with Irish and European Data Protection legislation.

The privacy notice explains the following:

  • What information do we collect about you?
  • The purpose for collecting your personal data
  • The legal bases for collecting your personal data
  • Are you required to provide the information?
  • How we store and secure personal data?
  • Details of third parties with whom we share personal data
  • What are your rights?

What information do we collect about you?

The data we collect from you will be used by the Institute only in accordance with the purposes outlined in this privacy notice. We will collect your data via webform on www.iob.ie.

The data collected in this webform will be shared with the following areas of the Institute:

  • Programme Management Department
  • Marketing Department

The purpose for collecting your data

The data we collect about you will be used for:

  • providing information on the programme(s) for which you have completed an expression of interest webform;
  • notifying you of promotional events related to this programme or programmes e.g. Programme Taster Lectures, The Institute of Banking Open Evening; and
  • advising you of upcoming application and registration closing dates for this programme or programmes.

The legal basis for collecting your data

For the purposes outlined in this privacy notice your personal data will be processed on the basis of Explicit Consent.

By ticking the box above you confirm that you are providing your informed consent to the processing of your data.

Are you required to provide the information?

We require you to complete the mandatory fields identified in this webform for the purposes outlined above. If you do not provide us with the information required in these fields, we may be unable to process this Expression of Interest form.

How we store and secure your data

Any data we collect from you will be stored confidentially and securely. The Institute is committed to ensuring all accesses to, uses of, and processing of Institute data is performed in a secure manner.

In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary to provide our services to you and for such a period of time after this as is necessary to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that may arise in connection with our relationship with you.

For the purposes described here we will store your data for one calendar year from the date you submit the webform. Before the end of this calendar year, we will contact you to ask if you wish to re-confirm your consent to the storing and processing of your data for the purposes outlined above.

When we store your personal data on our systems the data will be stored on the Institute’s secure I.T. platforms within the EEA which are also subject to European data protection requirements.

Details of third parties with whom we share personal data

The Institute will share your data with third parties where necessary for purposes of the processing outlined here.

We will share your information with our service providers (e.g. printers, I.T. support, auditors, legal advisors, and other professional advisors).

We may also disclose your information where required by law to do so.

Your information will not be shared with any other third parties.

When we share your data with the third parties outlined here the Institute will ensure that the data is only processed according to our specific instructions and that the same standards of confidentiality and security are maintained. Once the processing of the data is complete any third parties with whom data was shared will be required to return the data to the Institute save where they are required to retain it by law.

What are your rights?

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions:

  • You are entitled to ask for a copy of the personal data, which The Institute of Banking holds about you.
  • The right to have any inaccuracies in your personal data amended.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to have the personal data that we hold about you erased.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller.
  • You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

Contact

If you have any queries relating to the processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined above or you wish to make a request in relation to your rights you can contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed you may in the first instance contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

The Institute of Banking has a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted through [email protected] or by writing to:

The Data Protection Officer, The Institute of Banking, IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Data Protection Commission for a decision. The Data Protection Commission can be contacted at:

Data Protection Commission
Canal House
Station Road
Portarlington
R32 AP23 Co. Laois
www.dataprotection.ie

The Institute of Bankers in Ireland (a company limited by guarantee)trading as The Institute of Banking

Registered Number: 197171
Registered Charitable Organisation
Charity Registration Number: 20026950
CHY Number: 10530

P: +353 (0)1 6116500
F: +353 (0)1 6116565
E: [email protected]

Privacy Statement
Terms and conditions

Who is this programme for?

This programme is designed for those who work or aspire to work in a professional capacity within a compliance function in financial services. Both the professional certificate and professional diploma are designed to enhance skills, judgement and ability to deal with practical issues in the management and practice of compliance in the financial services industry.

Those who successfully complete PDC 1 - Compliance and the Regulatory Structure and PDC 2 - Conduct of Business Rules are awarded the Professional Certificate in Compliance. The professional certificate, a level 7 qualification in its own right, introduces you to the theory of regulation and to its application to the financial services industry. The professional certificate is popular with students who require an introduction to the area of compliance as well as those who already work in the area and are looking to achieve the recognised industry and accredited qualification.

If you complete a further two modules, PDC 3 - Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Compliance and PDC 4 - Compliance Management, you are awarded the Professional Diploma in Compliance. The professional diploma, also a level 7 qualification, is the benchmark qualification for compliance professionals in all sectors of the financial services industry.

How you will benefit

On successful completion of the Professional Certificate and Diploma in Compliance you will be able to;

  • Understand the role of compliance within a financial services organisation. 

  • Explain the theory and describe the practice of regulation from both an Irish and International perspective

  • Describe the impact of relevant regulation and the role of the various regulatory bodies on the operation of the compliance function

  • Describe the legal environment that applies to the Financial Services industry

  • Assess the systems of controls, assurance and governance in an organisation

  • Critically evaluate the importance of ethics and their role in the compliance function

  • Understand the impact of regulatory rules relating to how consumers of financial services are protected

  • Assess the authorisation, supervision and prudential requirements for different financial entities

  • Analyse the relationship between compliance and the control systems in an organisation.

  • Describe where the compliance function fits within a financial services organisation.

  • Explain the impact of conduct of business rules on financial services providers.

  • Devise a regulatory relations policy in relation to inspections, themed visits and routine relations

  • Identify and pursue appropriate learning opportunities (academic and non-academic) which enhance their professional career ambitions and individual capabilities.

Both programmes are offered in partnership with ACOI, LIA and the Insurance Institute.

Continuous Professional Development

If you hold an Institute designation or a designation managed by the Institute CPD hours may be awarded on successful completion of this programme.

Delivery

eLearning

Assessment

For the modules PDC 1 and PDC 2:

  • Two-hour exam for each module at the end of the trimester

  • The exams consist of 100 multiple choice questions

  • The pass mark is 40%

For the modules PDC 3 and PDC 4:

  • Two-hour exam for each module at the end of the trimester

  • The exams consist of written case-study and essay style questions

  • The pass mark is 40%

Award

When you successfully complete this programme you will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Compliance (level 7) from UCD and will be invited to the relevant designation.

Professional Designation

Individuals who pass the Professional Diploma in Compliance are entitled to apply for the designation ‘Licentiate of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland’ and use the designatory letters LCOI. Continued use of this designation is subject to meeting ACOI’s Continuing Professional Development requirements. LCOI is the leading professional designation for compliance professionals in all sectors of the financial services industry in the Republic of Ireland.

Fees

€680 per module

Commencement Date:

September 2019

Closing Date:

Wednesday, 30 October 2019


Entry Requirements

The Professional Certificate in Compliance is a general entry point to the Institute’s qualification structure and is open to both school leavers and graduates. In addition, candidates must be affiliate members of ACOI. Affiliate membership can be applied for at the same time as registering for the programme.

Entry to the Professional Diploma in Compliance is limited to those who have successfully completed or registered for the Professional Certificate in Compliance.

To enrol on PDC4 - Compliance Management, candidates must have enrolled for or passed the first three modules: PDC1, PDC2 and PDC3.

Professional Body Membership

You must be a current member of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland, or become a member, to undertake this programme. Membership is currently €150 per year.