Course Summary:

The Central Bank of Ireland’s current Minimum Competency Code (MCC) came into effect on 3rd January 2018 and is linked to the CB(S&E) Act 2013(S.48(1))(Minimum Competency) Regulations 2017. Together the Code and the Regulations replace the pre-existing 2011 Minimum Competency Code. While the foundations of the 2011 version are retained notable additions impact on MiFID firms. This half day training course will help to enable appropriate personnel to plan, record, monitor for MCC compliance for existing personnel and new recruits.

Course Content:

  • How MCC fits into Fit and Proper standards
    • Minimum Competency Standards
    • recognised qualifications
    • demonstrating appropriate experience and qualifications
    • Retail Financial Products
  • New Entrants
  • Grandfathering Arrangements
  • Prescribed Script Function
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Records Requirements
  • Minimum Competency Qualifications

Course Outcome:

After the completion of this course participants will have an overall understanding of how to comply with the Code. It will enable them to develop procedures for existing employees and new recruits to ensure that they have the appropriate experience and qualifications for dealing with customers or for undertaking the specified functions that are outlined in the Code. It will also help develop a system for ensuring all appropriate records are documented and kept.

Who Should Attend:

  • Head of Compliance
  • Compliance Officers
  • HR Staff and Managers
  • Customer facing staff and Managers
  • Internal Audit Staff


€380 per attendee (All training fees are VAT exempt)


Date: Time: Venue:  

Monday 11th November 2019

9.15am - 1.15pm

The Spencer Hotel, Excise Walk, IFSC, Dublin 1


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