Graduate Diploma of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing


Delivery Mode

  • Face to Face



  • TBA



  • Canberra


ACFEC delivers FNS80115 Graduate Diploma of Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) for individuals who apply advanced knowledge and skills in an AML/CTF compliance and management role.

Informed by international best practice and its domestic manifestations including the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth), Division 400 Schedule to the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth) and other relevant legislations including Financial Transaction Reports Act 1998 (1998), market participants have responsibilities including establishing and maintaining an AML/CTF program, providing reports to AUSTRAC, retaining records and undertaking customer due diligence.

The program is suitable for persons working within financial institutions and government organisations. It is designed to facilitate cognitive and creative skills to review, critically analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowldge, in order to generate ideas and provide solutions to complex problems.

course materials

This qualification (FNS80115 Graduate Diploma of Anti-Money Laundering and counter Terrorism Financing) consists of the following 6 core units and chosen 2 elective units that are relevant to the clients' work outcome and local industry needs.

Core Units

    FNSAML801 Design an anti-money and counter terrorism financing program
    FNSAML802 Design and assess controls to monitor money-laundering and terrorism financing risk
    FNSAML803 Design and monitor a reporting system for suspicious transactions
    FNSAML804 Design customer due diligence policies and procedures
    FNSAML805 Manage assessment of organisational vulnerability to money laundering and terrorism financing
    FNSAML806 Implement an anti-money and counter terrorism financing program

Elective Units

    BSBMGT802 Lead design and review of enterprise systems
    BSBPMG803 Manage and review portfolio performance
    BSBPMG805 Lead the portfolio
    BSBPMG806 Manage portfolio communications and change
    BSBPMG808 Manage portfolio risk
    FNSINC801 Lead compliance with financial services legislation and industry codes of practice
    FNSINC802 Develop and build effective relationships with regulators and industry bodies


Assessment tasks

ACFEC applies a risk-based approach to determine the risks of an assessment tool. Assessment tools include:

  • practical exercises

  • participation in a workplace simulated assessment activity

  • testing of underpinning knowledge through short answer questions, and

  • requests for learners to provide evidence of prior application of skills and pre-courses assignment (where required and requested by the client)