ICSA Certificate and Diploma in Offshore Finance and Administration
The ICSA Certificate and Diploma in Offshore Finance and Administration were launched in the summer of 2000 and attract candidates across many offshore centres, including Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Mauritius, Gibraltar and several Caribbean jurisdictions.
These stand-alone qualifications have been created to provide a unique and highly relevant training opportunity specifically for those employed in the offshore finance sector. They aim to provide a broad perspective of the industry, whilst promoting a high degree of operational knowledge covering legal, regulatory and financial frameworks.
Download the COFA/DOFA info pack here.
Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme
CSQS is one of the most broad-based professional qualifying schemes equipping you for a variety of different career paths. Valued worldwide by employers, this highly marketable qualification comprises eight modules. You may need to study all eight modules or, depending on your existing qualifications, you may be exempt from some.
Before registering on the scheme we recommend that you read "Is CSQS right for me? "
If you are a qualified lawyer or accountant take a look at the Fast-Track Professional route to CSQS – with your current qualifications and experience you may be eligible to fast-track through the scheme.
The scheme comprises eight modules. However, depending on your current qualifications and experience you may be exempt from certain modules. Please take a look at our exemption table to find out if you qualify for any exemptions. Accountants and Lawyers with over five years experience can sit the fast-track scheme.
Review the syllabi for the eight modules here
Closing Dates for exams
COFA/DOFA - 1 May (Summer exams), 1 December (Winter exams)
Qualifying Scheme - 1 April (summer exams), 1 October (Winter exams)