Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management Distance Learning Program

The Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management Distance Program is open for registrations all year round.

Grad Cert

GRCI’s Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management has been designed exclusively for senior governance, risk and compliance professionals looking to further develop skills for career progression to the most senior level.

Having long been considered the benchmark accreditation for compliance professionals, this course is now a nationally recognised qualification, this first of its kind in the region. Throughout this principles-based course, participants will tackle scenario-based challenges and be encouraged to creatively apply the skills learned to relevant and topical issues. Those who successfully complete this course will have the skills to excel in leadership positions.

Why enrol?

The Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management Program content has been created by industry experts and is developed to challenge and reward through the provision of insightful and competency-linked course materials, tutorage and activities. This course offers you a career advantage through demonstrable skills required. You will also become part of a strong network of professionals supported by GRCI, including special events exclusively for CCP alumni.

Course Delivery

The Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management Program is delivered through both a face-to-face intensive course and distance learning models:


Designed for those who may wish to study part time, the Distance Learning model allows for some learning flexibility.

For the recommended course schedule CLICK HERE. This suggests a timeframe for the completion of these activities; however it is up to the student to set the pace of study. The module activities are due for submission approx. 4 months from your enrollment, with the final assignment being due approx. 7 months from your enrollment. Exact due dates are subject to change depending on date of enrollemnt. Individual students will be advised of assessment and assignment due dates once an enrollment has been confirmed.

Residential Intensive

Participants will be guided through the course content and assessments throughout at 4 day intensive program and will benefit from sharing experiences, knowledge and challenges with industry peers. The intensity and depth of contact during the intensive provides an unsurpassed opportunity to build lifelong networks for mentoring and support.

Course Program - Distance Learning

Modules are run over a self-paced six-seven month period.

  • MODULE 1: Compliance Management, Programs & Systems
  • MODULE 2: Strategy, Leadership and Change Management
  • MODULE 3: Managing Organisational Risks
  • MODULE 4: Investigations, Problem Solving and Systemic Analysis

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course and the required assessment, participants will be awarded the following units of competency from the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management:

  • FNSPRAC701B: Prepare, supervise and monitor application of practice guidelines
  • BSBCOM603B: Plan and establish compliance management systems
  • MSACMG703A: Analyse process changes
  • MSACMG712A: Lead a problem solving process to determine and solve root cause
  • PSPMNGT608B: Manage risk
  • PSPMNGT703A: Lead and influence change
  • PSPMNGT701B: Provide strategic direction
  • PSPMNGT701B: Provide strategic direction
  • PSPMNGT704A: Undertake enterprise risk management
  • PSPREG701A: Manage investigations program

Assessment - Distance Learning

  • Pre-course activities
  • Written assessments
  • Workplace assessment

International Students (Non-Australian Residents)

NOTE: International students are NOT eligible to receive the Graduate Certificate qualification, as per Australian RTO regulations. International students are eligible for GRCI accreditation only (CCP), following successful completition of the course.

Pre reading

Because of the intensive nature of the program, applicants will be provided with mandatory pre reading activities. It is essential that you have completed this reading material before the commencement of the program.

Reading material will be provided approx 3-4 weeks prior to the program.

Event Details

The Graduate Certificate in Compliance Management Distance program is open for registration all year round. All assessment submission dates are however, set, and not subject to change, as per the recommended course schedule provide in the course materials.

Course Fees - Distance Learning

GRCI Members & Non-members/guests


GST Exempt

Course fees include:
Course tuition
All course materials
Accreditation application fee
First assessment of assignment


Places are strictly limited so it is recommended that you register via the direct link below without delay to avoid disappointment. Once your event registration is complete a confirmation notice will appear at the top of the screen.

If you are registering as a guest with GRCI for the first time full contact details, including email address, position title, phone number, etc, are required.

Should you have any problems or questions please contact the GRCI Event Manager or the GRCI Office on +61 2 9290 1788.

Confirmation and Reminder

A 'reminder and confirmation' email detailing the pre-reading and other course information will be sent out approx 3-4 weeks prior to the event. It is IMPORTANT that you read this email when you receive it as it confirms FINAL details, and will include any changes to that may occur.

Cancellation & Payment

NOTE: Courses are confirmed when a minimum number of registrations are received. GRCI reserves the right to cancel or postpone an event/course should this number not be reached. Should an event be cancelled, all registered delegates will be contacted and notified immediately. GRCI is not responsible for any cancellation fees incurred by the individual (Travel, additional accommodation, etc) should the event be cancelled or postponed.

Payment or a $500 non refundable deposit is due within 14 days of registration. Payment must be made in full 4 weeks prior to course commencement.

Note: You can only pay the full amount online. If you wish to pay the $500 deposit, please email or contact the GRCI office on +61 2 9290 1788 to arrange this.

If, after payment, you are unable to attend, you are welcome to nominate someone else to attend in your place at no additional cost. Cancellations, course transfers and/or substitutions will need to be in writing at least seven days prior to course commencement.


  • Course transfers will be at Management's discretion
  • Please note members can only substitute members. If the substitution is from a member to a guest, the registration cost difference must be paid
  • We will not refund your registration fees if you fail to attend or give seven days written notice.

To obtain the member discount your membership must be paid to the current financial year.

Cancellations received 4 weeks prior to course commencement will be refunded less $500 (including 10% GST) administrative fee. We will not refund your registration fees if you notify us after this time, or if you fail to attend.

If your application has not been successful you will be notified and refunded in full within seven days of the assessment of your application.

To obtain the member discount your membership must be paid up to the current financial year.

Credit Card Transaction Fees

GRCI reserves the right to recover the following merchant/credit card transaction fees:

Visa and Mastercard: 2%
Diners: 4%
AMEX: 4.5%

These fees will vary as necessary, if and when the fees GRCI are charged, change.