New Zealand Anti Money Laundering Compliance Officer (NZAMLCO)

Gain the tools and knowledge to ensure your own business complies with the Anti Money Laundering/Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Act, through this research-based course tailored to NZ's legislative and regulatory environment.

Key facts

Start date: The course can be started at any time

Cost: $2,500 + GST

Duration: Six months

Delivery mode: Online

Time commitment: The micro-credit requires 50 hours of allocated learning time to complete


A strong understanding of a reporting entity's obligations under the Act is essential in today’s market. Non-compliance is bad business and can result in significant penalties, regulatory action and high compliance costs.

This micro-credit course will develop your confidence and give you the tools and knowledge to comply effectively with the AML/CFT Act within the scope of your own business.

The course has been developed by Massey University and Maxima, and covers all AML/CFT Act Phase 1 and 2 entities, such as financial institutions, casinos, law firms, real estate agents and accountants. Maxima’s partner Compliance Plus has expertise and experience in AML/CFT compliance and technical financial CPD, research and data rich knowledge that provides this course its point of difference.

Who this course is for

Any business that is a reporting entity under Phase 1 and 2 of the AML/CFT Act will benefit from this course.

From owner-operated financial advisers to large law firms, any senior manager or staff member with AML/CFT Act-related duties will benefit from this course. This course will also benefit people who are interested in a career in AML/CFT Act compliance in New Zealand.

What you'll get

When you successfully complete the course, you will be provided with a Massey University | Maxima AML/CFT Micro-credit Certificate. This can be used towards your professional body's CPD requirements, and will demonstrate a skillset developed by a leading tertiary institution to your current and future employers.

Meet your facilitator

Dr Pushpa Wood (ONZM)

Dr Pushpa Wood (ONZM)

PhD, MA, BA(Hons)
Director - Financial Education and Research Centre
School of Economics and Finance
Massey Business School


Contact information

Financial Education and Research