The ABFA Education Programme

Training and education are vital components of effective compliance within the Standards Framework, to ensure industry staff are properly and professionally skilled to work within its Framework.

The ABFA continously work to reinforce our course programme and raise the standards including the provision of learning pathways for client-facing staff, as well as considering how the Distance Learning courses compare against other finance qualifications.

2017 Course Programme

The course programme includes details of; day courses, distance learning courses and eLearning modules.

Click here to download the programme or for printed copies call Helen John +44 (0)20 3934 1477 or email

Day Courses - Click here to book any of our courses

Designed to deliver high quality training to all staff across the industry, and support and supplement the ABFA's Distance Learning Programme. Our course list is below, and you can get more in-depth information about each course here.

• Account Management
• Audit and Survey Training
• Certificate Course - Introductory Seminar
• Certificate Course - Legal Aspects Review
• Financial Analysis

• Fraud and Loss Prevention
• Introduction to Invoice Finance and ABL
• Legal Aspects of Receivables Financing
• Professional Business Development
• Recovery of Distressed Situations
• Stock as Collateral for Lending

Distance Learning

The ABFA’s Distance Learning Programme is comprised of three layers of qualifications - the ABFA Foundation Course, the ABFA Certificate Course and the ABFA Diploma Course (Inc Personal Development Module). Our course list is below and you can get more in-depth information about each course here

• eLearning Foundation Course
• Certificate Course

• Diploma Course (Inc Personal Development Module
• Compliance Library

eLearning Modules

The ABFA eLearning industry risk modules are readily accessible to all Members, offering an understanding of industry risks, and those faced within industries that their Clients are likely to be involved with. Courses are free for Members and Affiliates, Non Members £50. The 45-minute courses are designed to be interactive and are broken down into modules. Click here for further information.

Industry Risk courses for:

• Food Industry
• Road Transport & Logistics Industry
• Recruitment Industry
• Printing Industry

• Clothing Industry
• Construction Industry
• Fraud and Loss Prevention
• Legal Documentation

Compliance Library

The ABFA has joined forces with a recognised compliance training company for Members and Affiliates. Four courses, specific to the industry, are now available, along with a management tool which will help monitor students' progress and record completion of the courses.

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• Anti-Money Laundering
• Countering Bribery and Corruption

• How to Comply with the Data Protection Act
• Information Security and your Responsibilities