Event Details

Introducing our AML training programme

This programme kicks off with this course providing you with a holistic overview of the regulatory environment, a look at the RMCP, a risk-based approach and more. It provides the audience with a high-level understanding of the ecosystem and framework for AML/CFT/CPF in South Africa.

See the outline for more details.

Who should attend

The programme is specifically recommended for those who are planning to write the AMLC Prac (SA) board exam, e.g.

  • AML advisors
  • Consultants providing AML compliance related services to clients
  • Assurance providers
  • AML compliance officers
  • Internal auditors
  • Risk managers

Key take-aways

This course lays the groundwork for the AML training programme. It will position how to:

  • Interpret and apply the Risk Management and Compliance Programme
  • Implement the Risk Based Approach to AML/CFT
  • Perform and/or oversee operational AML/CFT functions such as Sanctions Screening and Transaction Monitoring
  • Identify risks and gaps in the AML/CFT RMCP and your organisation's application thereof
  • Advise stakeholders across the business regarding the operational, as well as risk management rationale for the measures described in the RMCP
  • Assist the AMLCO in keeping the RMCP current and aligned with business operations and governance

Preparation for the course

We recommend that you read through the following before attending this course:

  • The Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001, pre-amble, obligations on accountable institutions, schedule 1
  • PCC53 on the risk management and compliance programme in terms of section 42 of FICA, 2001
  • Familiarise yourself with the FIC's website: https://www.fic.gov.za/

Delivery ticket options:

  • Virtual via Microsoft Teams



Member: R2,100.00 excl. VAT | R2,415.00 incl. VAT

Non-member: R2,310.00 excl. VAT | R2,657.00 incl. VAT

Non-SA options for above excludes VAT

Included in the training

  • Slide deck
  • Other reference material provided during the event

CPD: 6 hours

What is your next?

The AML training programme consists of the following courses in the series (in order of sequence). It is highly recommended to attend all 7 courses in the series in preparation for the AMLC Prac (SA)board exam however it is not compulsory:

2 - AML - Mastering the risk-based approach and risk assessment (6 hours)

3 - AML - Mastering AML Reporting in the South African Arena (2 days of 6 hours each)

4 - AML - Building Bulletproof AML Record-Keeping Systems (1 day of 6 hours)

5 - AML - Risk Management and Compliance Program (RMCP) (2 days of 6 hours per day)

6 - AML - Deploying Technology Against Money Laundering (2 days of 6 hours each)

7 - AML - Audit and programme enhancement (3 hours)


Training Outline-AML in SA - 2024 final.pdfdownload


  • Francois Van Deventer (Director of AML Connexion)

    Francois Van Deventer

    Director of AML Connexion

    Francois has been extensively involved in designing, implementing, testing and the managing all matters pertaining to Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption within the South African banking sector for more than 20 years.

    He has an in-depth understanding of, and expertise in operational and business realities and the impact of complying to both the local and international Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Financing of Terrorism and Anti-Bribery and Corruption regulatory requirements. During the latter stages of his banking career, Francois specialised in policy development and advisory activities.

    Francois has extensive interaction with regulators such as the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC), South African Reserve Bank (SARB), Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

    Career path
    • Founder and Managing Director: The AML Connexion
    • First Rand Bank: Manager: Financial Crime; Group Regulatory Specialist: AML, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption
    • Absa Bank: Group Regulatory Specialist: AML, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Business Assurance Specialist, AML / Sanctions / Risk; Business Assurance Specialist AML / Sanctions / Risk Absa Retail Bank

    Academic Background
    • B Proc (UJ)
    • LLM (UNISA)

    Professional designation
    • AMLC Prac (SA)

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Virtual ticket (member)

Members in good standing rate.
Prices shown exclude VAT per person.

Member Price R 2,100
Virtual ticket (non-member)

Non-members rate.
Prices shown exclude VAT per person.

Standard Price R 2,310
Non-SA virtual ticket (member)

Non-SA members in good standing rate.
Prices shown exclude VAT per person. Vat is not charged.

Member Price R 2,100
Non-SA virtual ticket (non-member)

Non-SA non-members rate.
Prices shown exclude VAT per person. Vat is not charged.

Standard Price R 2,310