The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS)

The CIOBS are the main provider of professional qualifications for the banking and finance industry both in Scotland and throughout the UK.

The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland (CIOBS)

Our Mission Statement: "To be the pre-eminent provider of professional qualifications for, and key influencer in, the development of the financial services market"

The Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland's (CIOBS) primary aim is to develop and maintain the highest industry wide standards in the financial services sector through the provision of our top quality financial services qualifications, and our relationships with the main powers and influencers in the banking industry.

The CIOBS vision for the financial services market is one of professionalism, where only people that have integrity, responsibility to their customers, sufficient knowledge of their job and a will to uphold ethical practice can progress. If you want to move forward in your financial services career, CIOBS provides you with the highest standard of qualifications, seminars, revision days and other services required to do so.

The Institute's qualifications cover a vast range of financial services including retail banking, corporate banking, banking operations, operational risk, legal and managerial issues of banking and qualifications from the regulatory framework. CIOBS has qualifications to suit people from junior to senior positions in the financial services industry, for call centres, branches and departments.

As the only Institute in the world that can award the Chartered Banker designation, we consider Continuing Professional Development (CPD) an integral part of our offering to financial services employees in order to maintain the highest industry standards possible. CPD can be achieved through the various seminars and events that we run in order that financial services people can be at the forefront of industry specific knowledge and expertise.

Advance your career with CIOBS, the financial services qualification provider that is shaping the future of the banking professional.


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38b Drumsheugh Gardens

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