A snapshot of what's happened and coming up at the Compliance Institute 

Interested in in-house training or specific topics email us on training@compliancesa.com 

General Communications

Notification of email addresses from 1/1/2022
In an effort to streamline communications and transition into a "helpdesk" management system for email enquiries, we will be using the following email addresses only.

To ensure that your email is received and attended to, please direct your request to the following emails:

accounts@compliancesa.com: Procurement, purchases or products and services, including GACP, billing, finance, debtors and creditors enquiries related to transactions, vendor registrations, SLA's, etc.
membership@compliancesa.com: Membership applications, membership renewals, profile creation and membership enquiries.
professionalism@compliancesa.com: For enquiries related to CPD, designations, occupational certificate, professional career path and related enquiries.
enquiries@compliancesa.com: For all other enquiries that do not relate to the above.

We thank you for your patience, understanding and cooperation during this transitional period.  

The Institute at a glance


We offer the final exam for the only qualification customised  for compliance officers, i.e. the Occupational Certificate: Compliance Officer (NQF 6). 

Training & Events

Our training and events provide opportunities to accumulate CPD hours and are excellent networking opportunities.

Job Opportunities

This service is offered to both members and non-members to advertise compliance related vacancies to a niche market.

Professional Compliance

The Compliance Institute developed the Generally Accepted Compliance Practice framework (GACP), a highly regarded set of principles and standards for compliance officers. 

Recognised & Independent

Recognised by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as the professional body for compliance officers with two recognised designations. 


Learn more about the benefits of being a member and how to join.

Training and Events

2021 Compliance Graduation

We will be sharing the full event recording on our self-serve platform within in the next week. But to get you all inspired, here is a message from our keynote speaker, Adv.Dirontsho Mohale. 

Missed out on our Annual Compliance Conference?

Choose from the many diverse topics and earn more CPD before the CPD cycle ends on 31 December 2021.

Some topics to consider, but Check the full programme here and then select using Day 1 or Day 2 image below: 

How the rule of law and compliance create sustainable businesses?  Videsha Proothveerajh Chief Executive Officer LexisNexis |  Cyber liability - are you adequately covered? Ryan van de Coolwijk Product Head: Cyber  ITOO Special Risks (Pty) Ltd |  Principles- versus risk- versus rules-based regulation! How does this impact methodology? John Symington Compliance & Risk Resources (Pty) Ltd |  How do we navigate the new paradigms of work? What are the skills that will need to be cultivated? Leah Kitoloh Talent and Performance Strategist |  What are the challenges in implementation of POPIA? Understanding the practical challenges of POPIA. Ahmore Burger-Smidt Director: Head of Data Privacy Practice and Cybercrime Practice Werksmans Attorneys Expert Partner for POPIA Content LexisNexis South Africa |    A CONVERSATION WITH THE CEO What is the impact of COVID on compliance roles and responsibilities? Compliance roles and responsibilities. |  Airbus: A Cross-Border Investigation A case study |  Are you being left behind? How the role of compliance officers is evolving globally. Kathy Jacobs President The Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland (ACOI) |  How do we clearly understand what our role is as organisations and compliance officers in the climate risk battle? The role of the compliance officer. Alex Russell Chief Risk Officer Sasol |  How do we combat crimes against our environment? The link between illegal wildlife trade and money laundering. The world's fourth most lucrative criminal undertaking after illegal drugs, human trafficking and counterfeiting. Anil Gopaul Head: Financial Crime Intelligence and Surveillance ABSA Group | and so much more on ESG, Anti-financial crime, Public Sector, The new world of work...

Members: R250.00 incl VAT per recording

Non-Member: R350 incl VAT per recording

Find out more about specific events on the 2022 year planner

Year planner available

The current calendar is populated with the compliance fundamental for training and events for 2022. Please continually check-in to see the new topics and events that are added from time-to-time. Expect new additional topics like AFC, behavioural and soft skills topics, specialised topics and more being added during Jan/Feb 2022.

What is on offer?

Compliance Training Topics available can be viewed on the training page.

Compliance events are hosted for thought-leadership and networking and these can be found on our events page

Current event types: National Forum
Women in Compliance
AML Form
FAIS interest group
Asset Management Interest Group
Youth Day events
...more to come

On-demand / e-Learning available at your own pace, from where-ever on the on-demand page

Work experience work labs providing you with practical experience to support your theoretical knowledge

In-house training - allow us to training to your team exclusively. Training can be made bespoke to your special operational circumstances and terminology

Your career roadmap in compliance should include one of our Designations

Find out more about our designations, how to prepare and when our next Board Exams are available.