Certified Fraud Examiner

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by ACFE. A certificate of completion is issues upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirement

KCSE Grade C and Above OR Holder of diploma in a relevant field OR Holder of A relevant Bachelors degree from a well recognized University

Duration: 8 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Full Course Fees
Registration Fee KES 1,000.00 ($ 10.00)
Certification Fee KES 0.00 ($ 0.00)
Administration Fee KES 5,000.00 ($ 50.00)
Internal Exam Fee KES 5,000.00 ($ 50.00)
External Exam Fee KES 40,000.00 ($ 400.00)
Examining Body Membership Fee * KES 10,000.00 ($ 100.00)
Tuition Fee KES 60,000.00 ($ 600.00)
Fees Totals KES 121,000.00 ($ 1,210.00)
* Examining Body Membership Fee may be payable through us or directly to the Examining Body

All Fees are payable in lumpusm or in installments, for details see below.
Breakdown per semester,

Trimester Total Per Trimester
Trimester 1KES 60,500.00 ($ 605.00)
Trimester 2KES 60,500.00 ($ 605.00)
TotalKES 121,000.00 ($ 1,210.00)

The trimester fees of KES 60,500.00 ($ 605.00) is payable in 3 instalments of KES 20,166.67 ($ 201.67)


All Fees are payable in installements, for details check FAQs

Course Units/Overview

Course units

CFE001 Fraud Prevention And Deterrence

CFE002 Financial Transactions And Fraud Schemes

CFE003  Investigation

CFE004  Law

Unit IDUnit Name
CFE001Fraud Prevention And Deterrence
CFE002Financial Transactions And Fraud Schemes

Course Description

Details and Benefits — Associate Membership


Associate Membership is open to individuals of all job functions, industries and levels of experience who are interested in the prevention, detection and deterrence of fraud. If you are a professional interested in learning more about fraud, Associate Membership provides you with the knowledge, resources and training you need to do your job now and at every stage of your career.

Associate Membership Benefits

CFE Eligibility – Becoming an Associate member is the first step on the path to becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE); only ACFE members can become CFEs. Accepted worldwide as the standard of professional excellence in the anti-fraud profession, the CFE boasts a 31 percent salary premium and has been identified as 'the gold standard' in the area of fraud

Highly-regarded, member-exclusive publications – Expand your knowledge with content relevant to your career and stay current with the latest fraud-related news, information and emerging trends with Fraud Magazine, The Fraud Examiner, FraudInfo and Fraud Magazine e-newsletters.

Diverse networking opportunities – Connect and collaborate with anti-fraud professionals from all over the world at training events, local chapter meetings and online via targeted Discussion Forums, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Expert Training Opportunities – Sharpen your skills, increase your value in the job market and fulfill your Continuing Professional Education (CPE) requirements for the CFE and other credentials. The ACFE offers the best anti-fraud training available, including conferences, seminars, webinars, self-study courses, books and manuals.

Course Instructor(s)

CPA John Githii Kimani CPA John Githii Kimani
James Mburu Kimani James Mburu Kimani

Examining Body



Q1. How many intakes are there?

Answer: There are three intakes in a year as follows:





Term Period


Registration Window

Jan2019 Intake

Trimester 1/2019

Jan 1, 2019 — Apr 30, 2019


Nov 1, 2018 — Feb 28, 2019

May2019  Intake

Trimester 2/2019

May 1, 2019 — Aug 31, 2019


Mar 1, 2019 — June 30, 2019

Sep2019 Intake

Trimester 3/2019

Sep 1, 2019 — Dec 31, 2019


Aug 1, 2019 — Oct 31, 2019

 Q2. When can I sit for the exams?

a. Internal exams are activated for students individually

b. External exams are booked one month after you complete the course.

  1. Candidates must pass all four areas mentioned above in 30 days and submit them to the ACFE for grading. Exams can be taken in any order.
  2. The pass mark for each area is 75%.
  3. The examination is administered via computer so one can take it at a convenient time and location.
  4. The examination is made up of 500 multiple choice questions (125 from each area, 75 sec for each one i.e. 2.6 hours)

Q3: Is this college accredited/Approved?

The college is approved under the ministry of education, through TVETA, and also through National Industrial Training Authority (NITA). The college is an educator Member approved by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners ( ACFE USA)



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