The IBF Standards represents a set of competency standards developed by the industry, for the industry. It provides a practice-oriented development roadmap for financial sector practitioners to attain the necessary training to excel in their respective job roles.
Covering 12 industry segments spanning more than 50 specialisations, the IBF Standards offers a comprehensive suite of accredited training and assessment programmes to guide a financial sector practitioner from licensing examinations on through to professional certification across 3-levels: IBF Qualified (for new entrants); IBF Advanced (for senior practitioners and specialists); IBF Fellows (for industry veterans).
IBF Certification Process
Successful applicants will be awarded an IBF
Certificate carrying a corresponding Certification Title – IBF Qualified and
This Certification Title describes its holder as a
new entrant who is equipped with broad-based capabilities and foundation
competencies to be ready to undertake new roles. It is certified via IBF Level
This Certification Title describes its holder as an
experienced practitioner who has acquired applied knowledge and complex
analytical skills for specialists or supervisory function. It can be certified
via IBF Level 2 and/or Level 3 Programmes coupled with 3-15 years of