Options for lifelong learning 

The skill sets required by financial sector employees are changing. New job profiles and new opportunities in digital business and sustainable finance demand constant, lifelong learning.

The Swiss education system is designed to ensure that no one is tied to a set career path. Regardless of your vocational or academic background, opportunities to retrain in a new field should always be open to you.

The Swiss Bankers Association makes a wide range of highly transferrable training and professional development options available to bank staff in Switzerland. It works in partnership with two education platforms to make lifelong learning a reality.

Search over 500 banking and finance courses to find the right ones for your needs.

Offering a broad spectrum of training options, these platforms open up a whole world of career opportunities for existing bank staff and young talents alike, so banks can continue to be attractive employers in these changing times.

Client advisor certification

The SAQ Client Advisor Bank certification system has established itself as an industry standard in recent years. The Swiss Bankers Association recommends that banks continue to have their client advisors certified under the SAQ standard. Over 17,000 client advisors at banks in Switzerland have already obtained a certificate.

Swiss Finance Institute Master Classes

The Master Classes offered by the Swiss Finance Institute are geared to specialists and managers in the fields of banking and finance and are free of charge for Swiss Bankers Association members.

The Master Classes are researched, focused, interactive and relevant.

Other offers

The Swiss Bankers Association also supports additional professional and skills development offers for bank staff.

Your contact for training and professional development

Dominique Steiner
Head of Education & Academy
+41 58 330 62 18