Autumn intake start date: October 3rd, 2022

Certificate Programme

Chartered Banker by Experience

Before you register for this programme determine if you qualify first.

Weeks to complete


Chartered Banker by Experience (CBBE) is designed for experienced banking professionals who wish to gain Chartered Banker status and become members of the Chartered Banker Institute.

It provides the opportunity for experienced bankers to reflect on their competence and expertise, and their experience in and contribution to banking. It also allows them to consider how their current and future career in banking, and their future personal and professional development, can be shaped by participating in this qualification.

Who is this programme for?

This programme is intended for people who:

Have at least 10 years of business experience, including 5 years of relevant banking and financial services experience;

Want recognition for their expertise, experience and contribution to banking;

Aim to meet current and emerging regulatory requirements for the demonstration of high professional standards.

Seek an accelerated, flexible yet rigorous route to Chartered Banker status.

The Flexible Accelerated Route to Chartered Banker for Experienced Professionals


Critical Self-evaluation
Reflective Statements


Professional Ethics


Presentation and
Professional Discussion


Chartered banker
(12 weeks)

Some current students

Here is a brief glance at some of the countries with current students.

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • China
  • Nigeria
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • The Bahamas
  • Gibraltar
  • Kuwait
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • USA
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam

Many students of this program have desirable roles in companies around the world

Here are some of their job titles.

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Branch Manager
  • Capability Partner
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Deputy Head of Education
  • General Manager
  • Head of International Operations
  • Head of Credit
  • Investment Executive
  • Incident Manager
  • Lead Agile Coach Operational
  • Relationship Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Money Market & Debt Funding
  • Senior Vice President
  • Wealth Management Consultant

Hear what our graduates have to say

Qualification Fees

Registration fee : £2,495.

IBF Membership required : £60 annually

Before you apply

Applicants must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements of the program. A detailed CV is required for confirmation of one’s eligibility. Please see an example C.V. here , showing the level of detail that we require.

Becoming a Chartered Banker

Successfully completing the Chartered Banker by Experience qualification means you will become a Chartered Banker, join the rapidly growing Chartered Banker Institute of more than 30,000 members, and be eligible to use the ‘Chartered Banker’ designation for as long as you continue to meet the Institute’s ongoing requirements. In brief, these are to:

Make an annual commitment to follow the Chartered Banker Code of Professional Conduct;

Complete and record a minimum of 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) each year;

Autumn intake start date: October 3rd, 2022

Qualify for this programme

Before you register for this programme determine if you qualify first.