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AML General Awareness Training

ACAMS AML General Awareness Training equips employees with knowledge of basic anti-money laundering (AML) principles.


AML General Awareness Training is an online course, hosted on your organization’s learning management system. By completing the training course, your employees will gain an increased awareness of financial crime risks and the controls needed to mitigate these.


AML General Awareness Training learning objectives:

  • Define and differentiate the types of financial crime risks
  • Describe the risk-based approach and its associated components
  • Explain how compliance roles work together to reduce risk
  • Identify the required risk management programs


Course structure:

  • Online and self-paced training (approximately 75 minutes)
  • Multiple-choice quiz (10 questions, 80% pass rate)


Download our factsheet for full details of the AML General Awareness Training course content.


Course Content

  • Types of financial crime, including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery and corruption, tax, and sanctions evasion
  • Risks from financial crime, including types of risk and categories of risk
  • Applying a risk-based approach
  • The role of compliance and the three lines of defense
  • Risk-based escalation
  • Risk management programs, including KYC, transaction monitoring, name screening, sanctions screening
  • Ongoing AFC controls and organization-specific policies and procedures
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The Benefits of AML General Awareness
A consistent standard of training

Providing a standardized training program enables you to demonstrate that all employees have a consistent understanding of anti-financial crime basics.

Seamless implementation

AML General Awareness is a SCORM-format course, hosted on your organization’s learning management system. Enrollment is controlled by you.

Globally relevant

The content is principles based, so you can have all employees – regardless of their location – take the same course.

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