What Does It Mean To Be A Member Of GRCI?



For many people, the membership with the GRC Institute (GRCI) is a natural progression after completing one of GRCI’s nationally accredited compliance and risk qualifications. GRCI also supports risk and compliance officers through networking events and professional development seminars, accreditation, advocacy programs to Government and regulators, awards as well as a rich source of online resources such as the GRC Professional Magazine and Compliance & Regulatory Journal.

What does this mean for you?

To become a professional member of GRCI and to successfully complete the courses it demonstrates that you have specialty skills in compliance and risk management. The courses include work based activities that relate the content to challenges you face on a day to day basis, provides practical tools and knowledge to enable you to implement what you have learnt straight away and perform at a higher level within your company. It also demonstrates your commitment to high standards. When you become a member of GRCI you agree to abide by the GRCI code of conducts and promise to act using the highest levels of integrity, diligence and professionalism.

Nationally accredited risk and compliance officer qualifications

As a registered training organisation (RTO), GRCI offers two nationally accredited risk and compliance officer qualifications.

After successfully completing of the 10131NATCertificate IV in Compliance and Risk Management students will be accredited as an Associate of GRCI and may display the post nominal AGRCI. In addition, students who successfully complete the 10184NAT Graduate Certificate in Compliance and Risk Management are accredited as a Certified Compliance and Risk Professional and may display the post nominal CCRP.

What are the benefits of the GRCI membership?

Professional credibility: Students who successfully complete the courses receive certification and accreditation – mutually recognised in Europe, the Americas and throughout Asia, through our alliances with other international compliance associations and IFCA. To be awarded these accreditations students must be a financial member of GRCI. Earning and maintaining accreditation keeps an institution aware of, and engaged in, current best practices.

Networking opportunities: GRCI members have the opportunity to network with over 2,000 likeminded professionals across a variety of industries including banking and financial services, retail, government departments, IT/software and healthcare. This is especially a great opportunity for those looking to change industries or positions to meet key players who can help you get the role you want. Most importantly, these events and discussions provide a forum for those in the industry to share their experiences and ideas.

Membership rates: Members also receive special rates on events, workshops, seminars, conferences and training courses throughout the year. On average, members of GRCI receive 20 percent off the regular prices.

Industry news and updates: As a member you have access to the GRC Professional e-magazine and Compliance & Regulatory Journal that offers members insights across a broad range of topical issues and draws on the expertise of governance professionals and commentators.

*Please note you do not have to complete the GRCI qualifications in order to be a member.

If you would like to learn more about the membership benefits for yourself or for your company please see here. For any other queries, contact the GRC Institute on +61 (02) 9290 1788.