Risk, Regulation and Compliance Foundation Credential

Foundation Credentials are awarded to individuals who have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited Foundation Training Programme. They have passed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge and skills in a process which is quality assured by TechSkills.

The credentials include core skills (ie the core content applicable to all foundation training programmes) and specialist skills relevant to different pathways into digital and tech careers.


Credential Risk, Regulation and Compliance Foundation
Issued by TechSkills, a techUK company
Type Certified Skills
Description This individual has demonstrated an understanding of how to assess and mitigate risk of non-compliance, and how to apply and monitor adherence to relevant policies and regulations in business processes and systems. They have successfully completed a Tech Industry Gold accredited training programme, meeting industry skills standards for employability in entry level Risk, Regulation and Compliance Analyst roles, with a holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills.
Skills tags
  • Business Value And Risk
  • Communication
  • Compliance
  • Due Diligence
  • Project Management
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Regulation
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Teamwork
Earning Criteria This individual has successfully completed a classroom assessment proving their knowledge of the following:

  • Technical foundations including systems development lifecycle stages, data management and analysis, use of visualisation tools, safety and security.
  • Business understanding including the application of technology to deliver business value, risk management, and regulation and compliance.
  • Project management processes and tools, including planning, delivery, evaluation and the management of, quality, stakeholder communications and risk.
  • Identification and application of governance, risk management and compliance policies, processes and solutions, including data flows and regulatory reporting.
  • Analysis of regulatory opportunities, challenges and strategies in different contexts, e.g. financial services, retail, consumer protection.
  • Recognition of key types of financial crimes.
  • Compliance with due diligence processes relating to trade regulations.
  • Categorisation and assessment of risks faced by an organisation, eg credit, market, operational or compliance risk.
  • Choosing appropriate approaches to long-term avoidance of unacceptable levels of risk, including human factors and the roles of employees and stakeholders.
  • Professional skills including client communications, teamwork, self-direction and personal performance improvement.
Standards Tech Industry Gold is the industry accreditation for tech and digital skills. Successful completers of Tech Industry Gold accredited programmes have met industry standards covering the holistic blend of technical, business, project and professional skills required for job readiness. Tech Industry Gold is led by employers and managed by TechSkills.