Programme Brief

The International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management (ICWIM) covers the essentials of financial planning, private client asset management, fund management, advisory functions and investment analysis from a global perspective. The qualification will ensure that you understand the range of assets and investment products that are available in the market and find appropriate solutions to meet the investment, retirement and protection planning needs for your clients.

Who should attend?

The International Certificate in Wealth & Investment Management is an entry level qualification for international candidates working in private banking and wealth management roles. The programme’s broad focus makes it suitable for a wide audience – from new entrants to financial services to professionals already working in the industry who may be interested in diversifying into wealth management.

What's more, through the partnership between CISI and ACCA, ACCA members and affiliates can join CISI without having to pay an initial membership joining fee (worth up to £50).

The next intake for the ICWIM - International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management "Online" course offering is:

  • October 19, 2022 - December 4, 2022 (Part-time & Saturdays) Tuesdays (5:30pm - 8:00pm) and Saturdays (8:00am - 10:30am)

Registration is currently open for the October 2022 course period.

Registration deadline date for each period ends four (4) days before the start of the class sessions.

  • The ICWIM course costs $3500.00. (payable to SBCS GLI)
  • CISI Registration Fee - £3y (to be paid to CISI)
  • CISI Exam Fee - £343 (to be paid to CISI)

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Proof of payment must be submitted via the Online Payment Notification Form - click here


The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) is the leading professional body for those who work in, or aspire to work in, the investment sector, and they are passionately committed to enhancing knowledge, skills and integrity – the three pillars of professionalism at the heart of their Chartered body. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, CISI has a global community of more than 40,000 members in 121 countries.

Click here to see the content and structure of the CISI ICWIM programme.

  • 35 contact hours (Online Only)
  • Champs Fleurs

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. It is intended for new entrants who are beginning their career in the financial services industry.

The next intake for the ICWIM – International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management course offering: 

  • April 4, 2022 – May 18, 2022 (Part-time only) Mondays & Wednesdays (5:30pm – 8:00pm)
  • October 18, 2022 – December 3, 2022 (Part-time & Saturdays) Tuesdays (5:30pm – 8:00pm) and Saturdays (2:30pm – 5:00pm)

Registration is currently open for the April 4, 2022 course period (Online only)

  • The cost of the ICWIM course is $3500.00 (payable to SBCS GLI)
  • CISI Registration Fee – £36 (to be paid to CISI)
  • CISI Exam Fee – £331 (to be paid to CISI)

SBCS Global Learning Institute Limited Terms and Conditions


Step 1  – Confirm your eligibility. (No formal prerequisite qualifications are required to register for this programme)

Step 2 – Please complete the Online Programme Registration Form, and click submit.

Once the form has been completed, please proceed to make your payment via any of the the following options below (Step 3):


Step 3 – Payment can be made via Direct deposit / Online bank transfer. Please click here for further instructions regarding the banking options available.

Please note that online bank transfers can be done from the following banking institutions – Republic Bank, Royal Bank, First Citizens Bank and Scotia Bank.


Step 4WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.


Note: If an Acceptance Letter is required after registration, kindly note that such requests usually takes three (3) working days to process


For further information, please send an email to

SBCS’ Accountancy Training and Education Centre (ATEC) Team consists of:

  • Ms. Malini Bridglalsingh – Manager
  • Ms. Melissa Edwards – Senior Course Administrator
  • Ms. Kathleen Turner – Course Administrator 1


This team is committed to providing you, our students, with prompt and efficient support for your programme, which you as an SBCS student deserve.  We can be contacted at 663-7227 Ext: 1010 – 1013.  However, we encourage you to contact us via e-mail (, if you are unable to contact us via phone.

About the Examination

The International Certificate in Wealth and Investment Management is examined via computer based testing and exams take place throughout the year.

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions and lasts 2 hours.

Candidates sitting the exam by Computer Based Testing may have, in addition, up to 10% additional questions as trial questions that will not be separately identified and do not contribute to the result. Candidates will be given proportionately more time to complete the test.

The objective of the examination is to provide a test of competence for individuals engaged in private client asset management (discretionary portfolio management) and fund management. It will test candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the following elements:

  • The Financial Services Industry
  • Industry Regulation
  • Asset Classes
  • Collective Investments
  • Fiduciary Relationships
  • Investment Analysis
  • Investment Planning
  • Lifetime Financial Provision