Associate Intensive: New Zealand

Associate Intensive

ACI's Associate Intensive Program has been developed to build core competencies required of compliance professionals to meet the demands of an increasingly complex regulatory environment. The principles-based course is designed to provide governance, risk and compliance practitioners the skills and knowledge to implement and maintain an effective compliance program across any industry or sector.

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Why Enrol?

ACI's Associate Intensive has long been recognised as the professional accreditation for those embarking on a compliance career. Providing excellent career development opportunities on completion, the course delivers upto-date compliance, risk and governance content and the practical skills required to develop a compliance program. It is also a unique opportunity to strengthen personal networking with like-minded professionals.

The course provides a pathway to a career as a compliance professional and to ACI's Certified Compliance Professional Program (CCP).

Course Program

Modules are run over a two day, face to face course. (See below for full dates and locations.)

  • MODULE 1: Compliance & Risk Frameworks
  • MODULE 2: Culture of Compliance & Ethics
  • MODULE 3: Compliance Obligations, Legislation & Regulations
  • MODULE 4: Awareness, Communication & Training
  • MODULE 5: Issues & Breach Management
  • MODULE 6: Managing Compliance Projects
  • MODULE 7: Compliance Monitoring

Assessment and Learning Outcomes


  • Pre-course and in-class activities
  • Take-home written assignment

NOTE: Should an assignment be deemed 'Not Yet Satisfactory', students are eligible to resumbit their assignment at a cost of AUD$250.00 (Plus GST).


On successful completion, students will be accredited as an Associate of ACI and may display the post nominal AACI and use the AACI accreditation mark (See top of page).

NOTE: To be awarded the AACI accreditation you must be a financial member of ACI.


Upon successful completion of this course and required assessment, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend and maintain awareness of compliance requirements
  • Organise and monitor the operation of compliance management system
  • Implement processes for the management of breaches in compliance requirements
  • Provide education and training on compliance requirements and systems
  • Promote and liaise on compliance requirements, systems and related issues
  • Promote compliance with legislation
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Identify risk and apply risk management processes
  • Manage projects
  • Undertake compliance audits

Registration Requirements

Students should have at least one years' experience in a compliance, risk or governance-related role.

Once you have completed your on-line registration, you will need to email a short CV to support the minimum one year work experience pre-requisite.

Event Details


For New Zealand course information and registration please click here.


Enrolled students will be sent a small pre-reading task approx. one week prior to the course. Participants are also encouraged to familiarise themselves with the principles of AS/NZS3806 and ISO31000.

Course Fees

ACI Members: AUD$2430.00
Non-members: AUD$2977.00

Course fees include:
Course tuition
All course materials
Catering over the two days
First assessment of assignment

Courses run outside of Australia do not incur GST.


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 ACI 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 ACI Event Manager or the ACI Office on +61 2 9290 1788.

Confirmation and Reminder

A 'reminder and confirmation' email, confirming the pre-reading activity, venue, times, etc, will be sent out approx 1 week 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: Venues are confirmed when a minimum number of registrations are received. ACI 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. ACI is not responsible for any cancellation fees incurred by the individual (Travel, accommodation, etc) should the event be cancelled or postponed.

Full payment or a $500 non-refundable deposit is required upon registration. Full payment due seven days prior to the event. 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. Substitutions will be permitted only if the substitute meets the one year work experience pre-requisite. 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 if you fail to attend or fail to give seven days written notice.

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

Credit Card Transaction Fees

ACI 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 ACI are charged, change.