Prior Experience Conversion Programme (PEC)

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PRIOR EXPERIENCE CONVERSION PROGRAMME (PEC)

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INTRODUCTION TO THE PRIOR EXPERIENCE CONVERSION PROGRAMME (PEC)

To support the requirements of the specialised certification programmes, AICB offers a ‘speed to specialisation’ option that allows eligible bankers to be exempted from the normal qualification pathway in specialised areas through the Prior Experience Conversion Programme (PEC).

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PEC allows experienced candidates to showcase their experience and tacit knowledge through the production of a reflective paper. It is aimed at candidates who may not have gone through a formal or structured learning process to acquire this high-level competency.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Bankers working in specialised functions who are eligible for exemptions from the normal qualification pathway in specialised areas.

CERTIFICATION PATHWAYS

For certification pathway details, click here.

ENROLMENT

Candidates are required to submit the prerequisite supporting documents for enrolment. For full details on documentation, click here.

MEMBERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

Members who have completed the PEC will be upgraded to ‘Associate’ status and are entitled to use the membership designation, ‘Associate, AICB’. Click here to find out more.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must meet the following entry requirements:

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Intermediate Level
Credit
Retail Credit Professional
Credit
Business Credit Professional
Audit
Certification for Bank Auditors
Risk
Bank Risk Management
AML/CFT
Advanced Certification in AML/CFT
Compliance
Advanced in Regulatory Compliance
Pre-requisite N/A

Eligibility Criteria

To enrol for the PEC, candidates must fulfil the following criteria:

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  1. Have at least 10 years of experience in the banking industry, inclusive of 5 years in any of the specialised functions (Credit, Audit, Risk, Compliance or AML/CFT), AND
  2. Have at least 3 years of relevant banking experience in specialised functions in a leadership role, typically in C-2* positions and above, AND
  3. Have produced a testimony and recommendation letter from a C-suite officer of the specialised function.

*Candidates in a C-3 position will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

ENROLMENT

Candidates who submit incomplete applications (i.e. applications with incomplete details or supporting documents) will be given 30 days to provide the required information and/or documentation, failing which the application will be declined.

The documents required are as follows:

QUALIFICATIONS DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
Prior Experience Conversion Programme (PEC)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV) highlighting the specific descriptions of the job function, achievements and competencies for each position, AND
  • Organisation chart showing that the candidate meets the requirement of 3 years in C-2 positions and above, AND
  • A testimony and recommendation letter from a C-suite officer of the specialised function. The final approval resides with AICB.