Professional Education Framework

The Professional Education Framework comprises a core set of academic programmes and designations for everyone working in banking and financial services.

Developed in conjunction with the banks and UCD, the Framework responds to the expectations of customers, the industry’s changing business needs and the requirements of regulation.

The Framework is at the heart of advancing professional excellence in the banking profession. It goes beyond the minimum requirements and establishes standards of professional qualifications at similar levels to comparable professions. 

  • The Professional Education Framework provides a range of opportunities for people at all levels, whatever your qualifications and wherever you are in your career.

  • The Education Framework is a flexible education pathway that provides learning and development opportunities wherever you are in your career.

  • The Framework is open to everyone. Whatever your age, career stage, qualifications, experience, specialism or ambition, it presents an opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge and skills.

  • It’s what our customers expect, what regulation requires, what our business demands Professionalism. Knowledge.  Enhanced skills and new thinking. It’s also what we want and need for ourselves.