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Compliance & Risk Officer

The Role: The role of the compliance and risk officer is to provide support and advice to the business on their specific area of expertise e.g. financial crime, training, competence and fraud. You will work with the business on specific problems that emerge; analysing data, maintaining records and producing reports; working on review and audits to check that policies are being correctly applied.

Compliance and Risk

Apprenticeship overview

The role may cover compliance or risk functions or be a blend of both depending on the organisation.

15  Months
Qualification Type
Qualification Achieved
Level 3 Compliance and Risk Officer  Apprenticeship Standard
Programme Delivery

  • Facilitated Workshops
  • E-learning
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • Collaborative learning
  • Shadowing
  • Mentoring

 The Person:

  • You pride yourself on your integrity and ethics.
  • You are brilliant communicator.
  • You have good influencing skills.
  • You have excellent attention to detail.
  • You enjoy working across different projects.

Responsibilities often include:

  • Analysing data.
  • managing records and producing reports.
  • carrying out audits.
  • ensuring policies are used and correctly applied.
  • Using IT systems and planning tools.

Typical Employers:

  • Advice and wealth management firms.
  • Building societies.
  • Banks.
  • Financial services firms.

Key Skills for Compliance & Risk Officers:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • An interest in policy and procedure.
  • sound ethical standards.
  • high levels of organisation.

Why MetaGedu Apprenticeships?

First Line Manager
  •  The knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to succeed
  • Custom-designed apprenticeships
  • Use what you learn immediately in the workplace
  • Personal attention and support for all apprentices
  • Career development and mentoring programme