What is IFQ?
IFQ (Islamic Finance Qualification) is the first globally recognised benchmark qualification in Islamic Finance. It covers the key principles of Islamic finance and how they are applied in business, to equip the candidate with the understanding of Islamic financial products in banking, Sukuk (Islamic bonds) and Takaful (Islamic insurance). More specifically the course covers the following elements:
- The Basis of Islamic Banking and Finance
- An Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance
- Islamic Law of Contracts
- Financial Techniques Applied by Islamic Banks
- Islamic Asset and Fund Management
- Sukuk Market
- Islamic Insurance – Takaful
- Financial Statements for Islamic Banks
- Islamic Corporate Governance
Whether you are looking to improve your career prospects within the industry or improve your understanding of Shariah in your business, the IFQ will give you a solid base and sufficient practical knowledge to work competently and confidently when dealing with Islamic financial concepts.
There are no prerequisites for registration onto the IFQ.
If you would like us to provide in-house training to a group of your staff, we can work with you on suitable dates.
To register your interest, please fill in this form and one of our team members will revert to you within 2 working days.
TBC (all our trainers have strong practitioner and training experiences)
Following the training, candidates can undertake the IFQ exam, which is computer-based and includes 100 multiple choice questions. The exam can also be done in Arabic.
The exam is available to book all year around so you can book at your convenience and there are several test centres so you can find the nearest to sit the test.
Our training package does not include exam fees. To view the standard cost for the exam please refer to the CISI price list.
To book the exam, visit the CISI website and register online.
To register to one of our training courses, please click here.
As we encourage an interactive learning environment, the training will be conducted for small groups, therefore places are limited – please book early to avoid disappointment!
IFAAS is an accredited provider of IFQ training, the qualification certificate will be awarded by CISI to successful candidates following the exam.