Professional Conversion Programme

We offer professional conversion routes to Chartered Banker designed for those qualified in other key professions operating within the banking sector. 
Banking offers a very diverse career and often those working in banks will have obtained professional qualifications in key disciplines supporting the sector.

We offer a conversion programme for qualified accountants, Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) and compliance specialists holding an Advanced Diploma awarded by the International Compliance Association that underpins existing professional skills and knowledge with specific knowledge of the modern banking sector. Candidates will study the compulsory module: Professionalism, Ethics and Regulation, and then must choose either Applied Business and Corporate Banking or Credit and Lending to complete their studies.

Holders of an ICA Advanced Diploma must also complete Professionalism, Ethics and Regulation, Credit and Lending or Applied Business and Corporate Banking plus one further module from:

  • Risk Management in Banking
  • Contemporary Issues in Banking
  • Retail Banking
  • Applied Business and Corporate Banking
  • Banking for High Net-Worth Individuals
If you would like to find out more about this programme or have a query about our Professional Conversion programmes, contact our Membership Engagement Team, Email: or Tel: +44 (0) 131 473 7777.