Certificate in Commercial Lending


The Certificate in Commercial Lending is designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the commercial lending environment in a digital age, considering the key drivers of change, the challenges faced, and the impact on banks and customers of technological developments and regulatory changes.

You will develop your ability to build trust based relationships with customers, appraise the creditworthiness of a business, and propose suitable funding solutions to meet customers’ needs in a competitive marketplace. 

Key facts
  • Commercial Lending is assessed by a 6,000 word work-based assignment designed to transform theory into practice and ensure a close fit between professional qualification and business need
  • Commercial Lending has six units
  • Blended learning approach with core reading, online resources, and an interactive, online Study Guide to support learning
  • Upon completion you will become a Certificated member
  • 12 month completion time
  • The Certificate costs £1,295 and includes your study text, as well as your first assignment submission fee. Assignment resubmissions cost £120
  • In order to study the Certificate in Commercial Lending you must become a member of the Institute. An annual subscription fee of £60 will become payable upon registration
  • If you wish to study further with us, credits attained can be used towards the Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in a Digital Age.



Download the Certificate specification for more information below.

Certificate Specification - Certificate in Commercial Lending


Am I Eligible?
  • There are no entry requirements for the Certificate in Commercial Lending. 
  • An interactive study guide in pdf format
  • Text books and online resources for core reading
  • Recommended further reading and resources