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In consideration of previously attained qualifications that have been kept current through the appropriate re-certifications, GTC/CDCS/CSDG/CITF certificate holders can now receive credits points, awarded to provide for the appropriate exemptions. The CTFP programme is an advanced level certification providing in-depth knowledge of trade finance products. Using case studies and with an emphasis on analysis of real-world scenarios, the certificate includes an intensive online programme and focuses on key trade finance products, techniques and compliance issues.


This consolidated version of CTFP is intended to be taken only by those currently holding a valid diploma from the following institution(s):
• Global Trade Certificate (GTC) by the ICC Academy
• Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS) by LIBF
• Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG) by LIBF
• Certificate in International Trade and Finance (CITF) by LIBF

Course Structure (CDCS and CSDG Holders)

CDCS and CSDG holders will need to complete ICC Academy’s consolidated CTFP Programme to attain the CTFP qualification. Candidates will earn 36 PDU’s for their CDCS and CSDG recertification requirement upon successful completion of this CTFP certification (all electives exempted from the CTFP certification requirement).

Course Structure (GTC and CITF Holders)

GTC and CITF  holders, will need to complete ICC Academy’s consolidated CTFP Programme along with one CTFP elective to attain this CTFP qualification. Candidates will earn 36 PDUs for their recertification requirement upon successful completion of the CTFP certification. (One elective mandatory for the CTFP certification requirement)


The e-courses are delivered via our Learning Management System (LMS) using innovative tools for combining digital learning with industry-centric community discussions. The courses include videos, animations, case studies, and a self-assessment section and are available to take at any time – anywhere in the world. Learners can stop and re-start their training at where they left it and analyse progress as well as the knowledge on separate subjects.


Our final exam consists of a 60-minute examination which is live proctored via the internet.  The passing grade is 70% minimum. Upon passing the examination, learners will be issued an accredited certificate for the program. You can then use the “CTFP” designation.  For details regarding international recognition (LIBF, WDA and IBF) visit our accreditation page.


60 mins

Live Proctored Exam


30-33 hours