Professionalism Conduct and Ethics

Level 5
The LIBF Level 5 Professionalism, Conduct and Ethics (5PCE) qualification has been designed to
highlight the importance of these concepts to the banking and financial services sector and to
provide a recognised qualification for financial services employees; enabling you to demonstrate
your professionalism and understanding of how ethical issues affect decision-making. 5PCE builds
upon existing knowledge of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) conduct rules and explores
personal professionalism, professional identity and accountability within the finance sector. You will
develop the skills to understand the significance of ethics, to ensure effective compliance with FCA
rules and regulations as they impact on your business area, and enhance your professional and
ethical decision-making skills.
To highlight the importance of these topics to today’s banking and financial services 5PCE is a
mandatory qualification within The London Institute of Banking & Finance’s Professional
Qualifications Framework.
As a comprehensive course focusing on professionalism, conduct and ethics, the qualification
develops specialist knowledge and skills by introducing you to the application of these concepts
within the financial services industry. As part of this, it will provide you with an insight into the
application and review of professionalism at a personal level.
Key content areas
• The issues surrounding professionalism within the financial services industry.
• Personal performance in the sense of personal accountability, responsibility, behaviours and values.
• How the individual accountability regime and conduct rules can affect personal behaviours.
• Issues surrounding ethics within the financial services industry.
Entry Requirements 
There are no specified entry requirements. However, prior knowledge of the MFSA conduct rules is assumed.

Awarding Body:

London Institute of Banking and Finance

Study Hours:



To Register, kindly fill in our registration form and send it back to us at 


one coursework assignment. To pass the unit you must achieve the minimum pass mark of 50%



Newsletter Signup
Stay Connected
Please click on the “Sign Up” button to stay updated with all ifs Malta developments
ifs Malta is a not-for-profit professional body.
It is licensed to deliver and award further and higher education programmes
by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) bearing license No. 2013-FHI-017

Institute of Financial Services – Malta, 60, G’Mangia Hill, Pieta’ PTA 1316
T: 21 240 335 E:

Copyright © 2011 ifs - Malta | Web Design by Untangled Media | About Us | Qualifications | Seminars | EU Projects | Memberships | Partners | News & Events | CB MBA | Contact Us