Foundation Course on Factoring - Level 1 | FCI
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Foundation Course on Factoring - Level 1

(For FCI Members Only)


The “FCI Foundation Course in Factoring” is the most popular, globally recognized e-learning course in Factoring. It is the first step in FCI’s “Career Path” route. It provides an overview of factoring, including a brief history of the industry and information about FCI as well as details on the different types of factoring, benefits, methods and mechanism of the two-factor system. Moreover, it focuses on the main aspects of Seller Selection & Management, introducing the student to the risk elements of Factoring. 


This course is suitable for new and recent entrants to the industry and is appropriate for staff employed at all levels within the industry with less than 12 months factoring experience.


Students sit for an online multiple-choice exam covering the study material. Those who pass receive the FCI Bronze Certificate on Factoring and are eligible to step to Level 2 of the FCI Career Path - Intermediate Course.

Course duration

The course is open every quarter starting at the beginning of January, April, July and October. The registration closes on the 24 of the month before the course starts.

The course is available for 3 months. 


The course fee is Euro 275 

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