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The Certified Transaction Monitoring Associate (CTMA) Certification is a globally recognized training program and exam for professionals early in their transaction monitoring career.

     

    CTMA establishes a global benchmark for the knowledge and skills required for alert investigators. Professionals demonstrate their knowledge through a formal exam, from the creators of CAMS.

    CTMA: Overview and Benefits

     

    Transaction monitoring is a core component of an AML and financial crime compliance program.

     

    In a world of increasingly complex laws, regulations, and policies, the CTMA Certification helps organizations to manage their financial crime risk by ensuring their teams are trained to a consistent standard.

     

    ACAMS certifications are all exam-based and created using objective psychometric practices to provide a validated benchmark of knowledge.

     

    Benefits of the ACAMS Certified Transaction Monitoring Associate Certification for organizations:

    • Provide a consistent global transaction monitoring training program across your organization
    • Standardize and benchmark the knowledge of your transaction monitoring team
    • Feel confident that your transaction monitoring team is regulatory ready

     

    Benefits of the ACAMS Certified Transaction Monitoring Associate Certification for professionals:

    • Learn the fundamental skills of transaction monitoring, including alert investigation
    • Validate your knowledge and experience, with a globally recognized certification
    • Become part of the diverse, global ACAMS community
    Competencies Certified by CTMA:

    The role of transaction monitoring in financial crime prevention

    Transaction monitoring alert generation

    Alert investigation

    Outcomes of transaction monitoring investigations

    Intended Audience for CTMA

     

    CTMA is ideal for early career professionals who are working in, or wish to work in, transaction monitoring roles.

     

    When combined with six to twelve months of experience, CTMA certified professionals should be able to investigate an alert from a transaction monitoring system – from the point at which it is generated, to the point at which it is either cleared, or escalated to the team which makes determinations and files suspicious activity reports (SARs).

     

    Roles include:

    • Transaction Monitoring Analyst
    • Alert Handler
    • Transaction Monitoring Investigator
    • KYC Analyst
    • Onboarding Analyst
    • Financial Crime Operations Analyst
    • Anti-Financial Crime Analyst
    • Compliance Analyst
    • Risk Analyst
    • Anti-Money Laundering Analyst
    • Screening Analyst
    • Fraud Analyst
    • Fraud Operations Analyst 

    How to Get CTMA Certified

    Join ACAMS

    An active ACAMS membership is required to apply for CTMA.

    Apply to take the CTMA exam

    Before the test, you need to submit an application.

    Study and schedule your CTMA exam

    Once your application is approved, you’ll receive instructions on how to prepare and take your exam.

    To purchase, apply, or for more information on the ACAMS Certified Transaction Monitoring Associate Certification, please Contact Us

    The CTMA Exam

    Currently ACAMS offers the CTMA exam in English. French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Spanish.

     

     

    Exam packages
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    Standard Package
    Guia Eletrônico de Estudos (PDF)
    Materiais (Fichas) de Aprendizado Virtual
    The CTMA Exam
    Curso de Aprendizado Eletrônico
    Iniciativa Privada
    US$ 995
    Setor Público
    US$ 995
    A ACAMS agora oferece aplicação de exame online supervisionado para candidatos que fazem seus exames de certificação. Para obter mais informações, visite a página de perguntas frequentes.

    Optional Upgrades

    CTMA Exam Retake
    US$ 199,00
    CTMA Exam Extension
    US$ 100,00

    Special Accommodations

     

    Requests for Special Examination Accommodations:

     

    ACAMS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the extent practicable with documented disabilities as defined by local, applicable law. Our intent is to ensure that everyone who makes a request for accommodations is advised of the accommodation process as promptly as possible.

     

    Requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to test date.

     

    If you have a disability as defined under local, applicable law, please contact accommodations@acams.org to request special accommodations. The corresponding department will contact you with further information.

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