Certificate in Banking and Finance

Professional Certificate Programme

Certificate in Banking and Finance

Become an exceptional Banking and Finance Professional.
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Cost: 
  • Course Start Date: January 29th, 2022
  • Learning Mode: Physical or Online
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Banks, credit houses and other financial institutions are always in search  of great banking and finance professionals. 

Become one.

Course Overview

The Certificate in Banking and Finance course is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of retail banking and finance, their ethics, operations, sales, marketing, risk and relationship management.

Graduates from the course will leave CIAPS with a very clear understanding of the essential features of various types of banking and financial operations in the industry.

Who is this course for?

  • New graduates interested in Banking and Finance
  • Experienced professionals already in the field and seeking to improve their skills 
  • Candidates with plans and ambitions to work in banks, Micro Credit Institutions, and Financial Services companies.
Registration fee


Course fees


Flexible Payment Method

30% Down Payment

*Spread the balance over the duration of the course

Course Content

Key Modules to be covered in the Certificate in Banking and Finance Programme include:

  • History and Development of the Banking and Financial Industry
  • Financial Products and Firms
  • Operations and Roles in Banking and Finance
  • Banking and Technology
  • Laws and Regulations in Banking and Finance
  • Customer Service in Banking and Finance
  • Sales management in Banking and Finance
  • Communication in Banking and Financial Industry
  • Relationship Management
  • Projects, Practice and Partnership

How will you be assessed?

This Professional Certificate Programme consists of ten modules. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practise in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.

There are two options for learning:

  • Classroom at the Centre
  • Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in England.

The CIAPS Advantage

Learn from the best

Our faculty are top Banking and Finance experts.

Flexible study times

You can choose to have your classes on weekdays (Monday to Friday) or weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Develop practical skills

During the programme, you will experience different areas ofbanking and finance roles and projects.

Career support

We have a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist you with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies.

Enabling learning environment and friendly staff

Learn and grow in a comfortable learning environment with great welfare services.

Earn an international certificate

CIAPS is an internationally recognised professional graduate school. Earning our certificate makes you competitive locally and globally.

  • Registration Fee:

  • Programme fee per participant:

Includes: Tuition Fees, Learning Material, and Ancillary Facilities.

Flexible payments:

    • You can register now and pay your course fees later
    • Installment payment plans available for course fees

Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage. Applicants without such qualifications may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme.


In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interviews. Applicants will be deemed successful only if they are judged to possess a good mix of:


  • Imagination and creative thinking
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • Resilience and stability
  • Integrity and respect for others

*Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent

Through PPP sessions, students develop projects as part of their learnings hence developing workplace skills.

This course has been designed with the clear objective of training passionate, dedicated professionals who will be capable of covering important roles in banking and financial organisations. Depending on their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work in a variety of businesses and organisations as:

  • Branch Managers
  • Personal Bankers
  • Account Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Relationship Managers
  • Business consultants and strategists
  • Regulators

What our students have to say

I don’t have any word to quantify or qualify my experience at CIAPS. it was really fascinating and worthwhile listening to lectures from seasoned and world class teachers and facilitators like Prof Kila, Mr Rotimi, an erudite scholar and lecturer and a host of others. Thanks for making me understand the meaning of project method of teaching and applying the Z to A approach. Cheers

Oyebade Samson

Oyebade Samson Oluwatosin

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