All you need to know about joining the Compliance Institute.


  • The Institute is the professional body for compliance officers
  • Many employers require membership of the Institute as a prerequisite for employment as a compliance officer
  • It is envisaged that the CPrac designation will become the minimum requirement for the employment of the compliance officers in due course
  • Membership provides access to a principles-based Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct which provides Registered Compliance Officers in Southern Africa with a foundation for ethical and professional conduct
  • Membership provides access to the Generally Accepted Compliance Practice (GACP) Framework, containing essential Principles, Standards and Guidelines
  • The Institute has a fully fledged Professionalism programme which includes two registered professional designations:
    • Compliance Practitioner (CPrac)
    • Compliance Professional (CProf)
    • An Occupational Qualification for Compliance Officers which is currently offered through a number of QCTO approved Skills Development Providers (SDP's)
  • Annual conferences, regular forums, breakfasts and training courses are held which not only provides the ability to accumulate CPD points but also provide excellent networking opportunities
  • Discounted rates for conferences, forums, workshops and training courses:
  • Access to training courses such as
    • Introduction to Compliance course
    • Compliance Risk Management Plan (CRMP) course
    • Monitoring course
    • GACP course
  • Members have the opportunity to participate in industry-related sub-committees and working groups that are convened from time-to-time
  • Subscription to the Contemporary Gazette (Proactive Compliance)
  • Subscription to Business Brief
  • Members in good standing have the ability to vote at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting and are eligible to be nominated and voted onto the Board of Directors