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AGRC Certificate in AML (Level 3)

The Certificate in AML provides participants with a thorough understanding of what constitutes Money Laundering (ML) and how financial institutions should respond to increasingly complex attempts

This AGRC Certificate has been approved and accredited by the London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF).


Course Features

• Success in all the unit tests. Each unit is allocated two, three or four Multiple Choice questions (MCQs). In total 33 MCQs with a pass mark of 70% and an unlimited number of attempts. Each unit test is 10 minutes.
• Success in the final test of 40 MCQs for the completion and award of the Certificate in Anti Money Laundering, issued by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC). The pass mark is 70% and two attempts are permitted. The final test is 60 minutes.

About the Certificate

Participants will investigate what is ML, what constitutes a risk-based approach in dealing with ML and the relevant policies and procedures that may be adopted by a financial institution as part of coherent AML Strategy. In addition, participants will be provided with an overall assessment of international economic sanctions and how these are a valuable tool in combating ML. The Certificate also offers participants, a practical perspective of how AML attempts have been formally incorporated and have led to the creation of legal frameworks that aim to prevent ML practices. The knowledge obtained by undertaking this Certificate is an invaluable asset for professionals that seek to enhance their career prospects in AML that is becoming an increasingly significant issue for financial institutions.


• Register at any time
• Study in your own time and at your own pace
• Assessed by online multiple-choice exam


Registration and Access

To register for this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online. If you wish to receive an invoice instead of paying online, please contact us at info@lgca.uk.

• Money laundering methods, techniques, red flags, key risk areas and compliance best practices & checklists
• KYC and CDD: Beneficial ownership, money laundering risks in gatekeeper roles, politically exposed persons, and much more
• Economic Sanctions and relevant frameworks
• Vulnerabilities of Financial Institutions
• Legal Framework for AML – A practical perspective
• Case Studies and analysis

• 15 hours of self-paced online interactive learning including analysis of 5 practical case studies
• 1-year free AGRC membership
• Online Exam and AGRC Certificate

Individuals who aspire for a career in AML, staff with specific anti money laundering duties and staff working in financial services who want a comprehensive training in AML.

No previous knowledge or experience is required although it is assumed that participants have good knowledge of English and a sound education background.

• Duration: 60 minutes
• Number of questions: 40
• Type of question: Multiple choice
• Pass mark: 70/100
• Results appear directly once you submit all of your answers.
• Certificate is issued instantly in PDF and sent by email.
• A printed copy of the certificate can be requested for an additional charge of £50.
• Please keep in mind that if you do not complete your training programme and book your exam within the 3-month period, you will have to pay £150 to take the exam and for any additional attempt thereafter.

Frequently Asked Questions.

Most frequent questions and answers

Upon registration you will attain immediate access to all study materials and self-paced eLearning lectures.

Yes, for each AGRC package you will receive the study guide and the exam (two attempts). You will also receive a structured, guided e-learning package that includes video lectures, case studies, and much more that will allow you to study at your own time and better prepare for the exam.

Yes, each AGRC Certificate is designed to be a fully self-paced, online programme, accessible with any device, 24/7, from anywhere in the world.

The AGRC study guide contains a full mock exam with 40 practice questions for your reference. The online study material online includes additional practice questions that will enable you to engage better with the content and get the most out of your reading.

You attain access to the exam upon the completion of the course. The exam is conveniently taken remotely from your own PC or laptop. You do not need to travel to an examination centre to sit your final test. Rather, you can take the exam at your own convenience, at any time from the comfort of your home or office. All you have to do is email info@agrc.org  with your name, email address, and AGRC certificate of choice, and AGRC will send you instructions on how to access the exam.

The AGRC exam consist of 40 MCQs (50 MCQs in the case of the Risk Management Certificate) for the completion and award of the AGRC Certificate of your choice. The pass mark is 70% and two attempts are permitted. The time allowed for the exam is 60 minutes.

We recommended a total of 15 to 25 learning hours. As it is a fully self-paced course, you are expected to define a suitable pace yourself. However, most of our students tend to complete their training in under three (3) months.

The AGRC study guide, the self-paced online interactive course that includes the analysis of  practical case studies, a set of mock practice questions to help you prepare for the exam,  one (1) year of free AGRC membership, and two (2) attempts to pass the online exam. Upon passing the exam, you will attain the AGRC Certificate of your choice.

AGRC Certificates have been designed for professionals looking to build a career in governance, risk and compliance, including working in functions that focus on AML, financial crime prevention, risk management, customer onboarding and more. No previous knowledge or experience is required although it is assumed that those interested have good knowledge of English and a strong educational background.

This Certificate has been developed by the Association of Governance, Risk and Compliance (AGRC) and the training programme has been prepared by the London Governance and Compliance Academy (LGCA), one of AGRC’s official training partners. The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and may be accredited by financial regulators and professional bodies for between 15 and 25 CPD units in the topic it covers.

To register for this course, click on ”Add to Cart” above and follow the instructions to pay online. If you wish to receive an invoice instead of paying online, please contact us.

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