Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer

Status Of The Programme: 


Learning Options: 

Blended Learning 

Purpose of the Programme: 

This qualification aims to prepare a learner to provide compliance services to assist management to discharge their responsibilities to comply with applicable regulatory requirements.

The qualification consists out of three compulsory components :

* Knowledge (KM)

* Practical (PM)

* Work Experience (WM)

KM Credits

PM Credits

WM Credits





► ONLY : R39 150.00 (Excl. VAT) per delegate

Programme Outcomes: 

A qualified learner will be able to:

  1. Design and implement compliance risk management frameworks
  2. Define, assess, maintain and advise on the regulatory universe
  3. Develop, facilitate compilation of and review compliance risk management plans
  4. Conduct compliance monitoring
  5. Compile and submit internal and external compliance reports
  6. Interact with industry regulators, supervisors and stakeholders
Program Outline: 
Knowledge module
(60 credits)
Practical skills module
(60 credits)
Work experience module
(60 credits)
Module 1 Enterprise Risk Management
(6 credits)
  • No practical skill requirement
  • No work experience requirement
Module 2 Compliance Principles
(12 credits)
  • (12 credits)
  • (24 credits)
Module 3 Compliance Practice
(30 credits)
  • (48 credits)
  • (96 credits)
Module 4 Change Management
(6 credits)
  • No practical skill requirement
  • No work experience requirement
Module 5 Project Management
(3 credits)
  • No practical skill requirement
  • No work experience requirement
Module 6 Generic Management Principles
(3 credits)
  • No practical skill requirement
  • No work experience requirement
Learning Assumed to be in Place: 

It is assumed that the learners who attend this programme:

  • Are at least at an educational level of grade 12 with Mathematics and Communication level 4
  • Have at least one year's relevant compliance work experience
  • Are working in a compliance department and role
  • Have a basic understanding of the legal environment in South Africa
  • Have computer and general office skills (faxing, filling, e-mail)

Learning Journey Duration: 18 Months

Level: 6

Credits: 240

Training Methodology: The training methodology is a blended learning approach (online):

  • Virtual contact sessions combined with self-study to address the knowledge and practical skills components of the curriculum.
  • A structured work experience program at the site of an approved workplace to address the work experience component of the curriculum.
  • A mentor must be identified in the workplace to oversee this component.

Assessment: Khulisane will conduct internal assessments by means of assessment activities and signed-off work experience log sheets. Upon successful completion of all six modules, Khulisane provides a statement of results to the candidate and the Compliance Institute SA (CI SA), as part of the candidate’s application to complete the External Summative Assessment conducted by CI SA.

Certification: Upon successful completion of the External Summative Assessment, candidates will be recommended by CISA to the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) for certification.

Target Group: 

The profile of learners who can access this qualification is quite varied. It includes learners who are:

  • Higher Institution graduates, typically with accounting or legal qualifications
  • Practitioners currently operating in the compliance field

Once qualified, learners could be employed in a variety of compliance functions within organisations, or be able to set
up their own independent practice to provide consulting or outsourced compliance services.

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