Certified Credit Professional (CCP)

Certified Credit Professional

The Certified Credit Professional Programme (CCP) was designed by Keith Checkley & Associates (KCA) of London, UK, working with the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago (IBF) to assist banking and finance professionals to develop competencies in credit management.

Upon completion of this programme Certified Credit Professionals will have a comprehensive overview of the various problems and challenges which financial institutions experience in the areas of credit and lending. The programme further assists Certified Credit Professionals as they engage with the economically and socially important industry sectors which encompass the spheres of personal lending and the financing of business enterprises. It provides for both start-up and development financing.


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Programme Details

The CCP utilises blended learning and covers (6) six modules of intensive training delivered via a combination of eLearning and online interactive lectures. These modules are delivered by local and international lecturers who are seasoned professionals in their respective fields. The modules contained in this programme are:

  • Module I: Retail Credit-Financing Personal Credit and the Small/Medium Sized Enterprise
  • Module II: Accounting Skills
  • Module III: Credit Risk Grading and Micro Finance
  • Module IV: Corporate Lending
  • Module V: Agriculture and Fisheries Lending and Credit Risk Grading
  • Module VI: Problems Loans

This programme meets the present global industry demands within the area of credit whilst remaining applicable to the local environment.
This programme is Accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI), UK (the oldest Banking Institute in the world).

Certified Learning & Educational Opportunities

Certified Learning & Educational Opportunities
Upon successful completion of this certification programme, graduates will qualify for an educational credit towards the Accelerated Route to the leading international status of Chartered Banker (the premier qualification for professionals in Financial Services:
This programme further provides exemption from the Credit and Lending Module of the Chartered Banker MBA offered by Bangor University (


CCP candidates will be certified after passing all six (6) modules of the program and the successful completion of a comprehensive Final Qualifying Examination.

Programme Prerequisites

  • Candidate must have basic knowledge in Computer Skills, Mathematics, Principles of Accounting and General Economics.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of a college degree or equivalent or certification of the required job experience to warrant immediate entry to the program.

Who will benefit?

  • Credit Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Financial Managers
  • Credit/Loan Officers
  • Insurance Agents/Brokers
  • Real Estate Agents/Brokers

CCP Testimonials

Gianni Ascani (Current Student)

Thea Albury, BIFS Alumni.

Programme Duration – 9 months

Programme Cost: US$4500 (includes IBF Membership fee, course materials, lectures, eLearning, and examination). Registration fee of US $50. Payment plans are available. Discounts provided to IBF Corporate Members.
Programme runs for nine (9) months each year.

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