Accredited Training

As an approved, accredited training provider by ACI Financial Markets Association (ACIFMA), we offer all ACI exam preparatory workshops.

ACI Dealing Certificate
ACI Operations Certificate
ACI Diploma
ACI FX Global Code Certificate

The ACI Certifications are designed for:

These certifications have become mandatory in many regions for wholesale foreign exchange and money market professionals.

  • Recent entrants and junior dealers in the Global and Treasury markets

  • Middle office and operations personnel

  • Compliance and risk officers

  • "Experienced forex and money market dealers" that require a refresh on the theory that will enhance their skills and allow then to keep abreast of market changes.

ACI suite of products

1. ACI Dealing Certificate (new version) $499
2. ACI Operations Certificate (new version) $499
3. ACI Diploma (new version) $699
4. ACI FXGC Certificate $299

FAQ about the ACI Exams

ACI Dealing Certificate, the ACI Operations Certificate, the ACI Diploma and the FX Global Code Certificate.

  • Do I need to be a member of the ACI to take the exam?

    No, anyone may take the exam.

  • How do I become an ACI member?

    To join, please go to for more information.

  • Where can I take the exam?

    The exam is computerised. You can take it at any of the many testing centres around the world. If you need help finding a testing centre, please email us.

  • How much does the exam cost?

    The Dealing Certificate exam EUR 230 for ACI members and EUR 280 for Non-members

    The Diploma costs EUR 350

    The Operations Certificate EUR 230 for ACI members and EUR 280 for Non-members.

  • May I take a calculator to the exam?

    Yes you are allowed a calculator. Most 'normal' calculators are acceptable - choices range from Hewlett Packard HP12C, HP17B or HP19B, or any other hand-held calculator which is not text-programmable.

    A 'Windows' calculator is available on the computer screen while you are taking the exam.

  • I studied for the exam a long time ago - has the exam changed?

    Yes, there is a new version for all certifications as at November 2020, the previous version of the ACI Dealing Certificate was retired as at 31 March 2021.

  • Will I need any books other than the training material provided by your company?

    No, the material we provide is complete, including exercises and practice exams.


Meet who you will learn with

Billy Viljoen

Course Director

Billy has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets. He currently acts as a consultant to some of South Africa’s major corporate clients on treasury risk management. He has held senior positions at two of South Africa’s major financial institutions both in South Africa and New York with the most recent being director and head of FX Options sales at ABSA Capital where he was responsible for the bank’s FX structuring business across South Africa. He is considered a subject matter expert in foreign exchange derivatives Billy through his years has obtained unparalleled dynamic hedging experience as a corporate client advisor and derivative structurer to clients located across Africa, Europe and the Americas.

Social proof: testimonials

“The course was very insightful with relevant examples provided during the training. The material shared was applicable in the scenarios and it made the training practical. The training pack is excellent and can be used as a reference in the future.”

Ontibile Baakile, Finance Director | BancABC

“The workshop exceeded my expectations and improved my Knowledge. I will definitely recommend it to my other colleagues.”

Candice C.H Nyamuda | BancABC

“A very informative and well run workshop. Highly recommend! ”

Karin Hendrickz | AECI

“WOW! I highly recommend to anyone who needs more understanding of financial instruments.”

Thuli Poktia | Aluwani Capital Partners

“It is a really eye opening program, and extremely important for any Financial Market Dealer. ”

Akeem Akorede | United Bank of Africa

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