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Lambton College

Sarnia , Ontario ,Canada

Ontario College Graduate Certificate - Financial Services - Investigation & Compliance

The scope of criminal financial proceeds is significant - estimated at some $590 million USD to $1.5 trillion USD worldwide each year. With a rise in financial fraud, there is a growing need for highly trained risk assessment and management specialists. The Lambton College Financial Services - Investigation & Compliance, Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is designed for students interested in acquiring the in-demand abilities required for fraud prevention and detection and the fight against money laundering in Canada.

In this multi-disciplined program, students utilize existing related education or experience to learn and apply a variety of skills such as policies and procedures management, privacy management, and Anti-money Laundering (AML) investigation.

Campus Information

Toronto

Lambton opened a Lambton in Toronto for international students who were looking for an opportunity to study in Toronto. Lambton in Toronto was opened in partnership with Cestar College who is licensed to administer the curriculum. International students taking programs in Toronto will be learning in a challenging, but friendly environment designed to meet the specific needs of an international student. Lambton offers smaller class sizes, flexible instruction hours and affordable tuition fees.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • May
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 10

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career positions may include, but are not limited to:

  • AML analyst/investigator
  • Fraud analyst/investigator
  • KYC/onboarding analyst
  • Compliance officer/administrator
  • Risk manager
  • Privacy officer
  • Financial Planner
  • Credit Union examiner
  • Estate and trust administrator
  • Inspector, financial institutions
  • Financial Investigator
  • Mortgage broker
  • Trust officer
  • Account manager
  • Credit adjudicator

According to the National Occupational Classification Codes (NOC) for occupations in Canada, under NOC code 1114 - Other financial officers, Financial Services - Investigation and Compliance, Ontario College Graduate Certificate program qualifies graduates for a broad range of exciting employment opportunities.

According to jobbank.gc.ca, this occupational classification group is listed as good (3 out of 3 stars) in terms of job prospects over the next three years in Ontario, and locally in the Sarnia and Windsor area. Job prospects in this field should be favourable over the forecast period because of employment growth and retirements. 

PSW Opportunity

If your program was less than 8 months

  •    You aren’t eligible for a PGWP.

If your program was more than 8 months but less than 2 years

  •    We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for up to the same length as your study program.

For example, if you completed a 9-month program, we may give you a work permit for up to 9 months.

If your program was 2 years or more

  •    We may give you a PGWP that’s valid for 3 years.

If you completed more than 1 program

  •    You may be able to get a PGWP that combines the length of each program.

Each of the programs you completed -

  • must be PGWP-eligible and at least 8 months in length

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

The admissions process is competitive and meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee admission.

Lambton College reserves the right to alter information including admission requirements and to cancel at any time a program or course; to change the location and/or term in which a program or course is offered; to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet current competencies or changes in the job market; to change the pathways third-party certification bodies; or to withdraw an offer of admission both prior to and after its acceptance by an applicant or student because of insufficient applications or registrations or over-acceptance of offers of admission. In the event Lambton College exercises such a right, Lambton College’s sole liability will be the return of monies paid by the applicant or student to Lambton College.

English Language Requirements
Applicants must demonstrate language proficiency by submitting one of the following scores:

  • IELTS of 6.5
    - or -
    IELTS of 6.0 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.
  • TOEFL iBT 79
    -or-
    TOEFL 70 + Completion of EAP-3106 (English for Academic Purposes) during first term of study.

Passed Lambton Institute of English placement test 
Please Note: IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program. Additional country-specific requirements may also be applicable.

Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.

Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.