FCA Compliance Courses

Approved Persons Regime (APRLGCA)


Approved Persons Regime awareness course for all members of firms NOT subject to the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) which came into effect on 7 March 2016, applying to banks, building societies, credit unions and investment firms that are subject to dual regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Please note that, if your firm is currently regulated solely by the FCA under the Approved Persons Regime, this will be replaced by SM&CR in 2019 (or December 2018 for insurers).

Training Duration

This course may take up to 1 hour to be completed. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of reading material. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

At the end of each session, participants take a Quiz to complete their learning unit and earn a Certificate of Completion upon completion of all units.

Accreditation and CPD Recognition

This programme has been developed by the London Governance and Compliance Academy (LGCA), a UK-recognised training institution.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by regulators and other bodies forĀ 1 CPD Unit that approve education in financial regulation, such as the FCA. The course may be also approved for CPD Units by institutions which approve general financial training, such as the CISI.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

Registration and Access

To register to this course, click on the Get this course button to pay online and receive your access instantly. If you are purchasing this course on behalf of others, please be advised that you will need to create or use their personal profile before finalising your payment.

If you wish to receive an invoice instead of paying online, please contact us at info@eimf.eu. Access to the course is valid for 180 days.
  • Introduction to the Approved Persons Regime
  • Introduction to the Approved Persons Regime Training Content
  • Introduction to the Approved Persons Regime Multiple-Choice Questions
  • The Aims of the Regime
  • The Aims of the Regime Training Content
  • The Aims of the Regime Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Personal Liability
  • Personal Liability Training Content
  • Personal Liability Multiple-Choice Questions
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever