Certified Blockchain Consultant™ (CBC)


Institute of Blockchain® (IBS) Ltd is the Certification Awarding Body (CAB) and Certification Owner (CO) for the issuance of Certified Blockchain Consultant™ (CBC).

A Certified Blockchain Consultant™ is a blockchain professional who is trained in either executive, standards or technical blockchain tracks. The executive tracks cover the basics of Fintech & Blockchain,its business models & strategies and Enterprise Blockchain.

The standards track cover blockchain's taxonomy, ontology, reference architecture, use cases, security, privacy, identity, smart contract applications, governance, and interoperability based on ISO TC307 Technical Standards.

The technical track covers fundamental blockchain applications development on Ethereum Blockchain such as smart contract and decentralized applications.

This course prepares learners to provides business consultation on fintech & blockchain technology primarily within the financial services and infocomm technology industries and other various industries. Learners shall successfully be proficient in fintech & blockchain knowledge and skills after 1.5 months.

course structure

CBC is a 30 hours course, comprising of 7 learning units from Executive, Standards or Technical Track, a Main Track and one Final Examination. It is conducted in both English & Chinese languages.

CBC uses flipped classroom methodology, Learners will attempt the eLearning sessions and acquire a minimum of 5 credit value out of the 7 learning units before coming to the 2 days facilitated online or offline training.

Executive Track

Standards Track

Technical Track

Main Track

  • IBS-CBC: Certified Blockchain Consultant™ Course (2 CV | 2 days)

    • Day 1:

  1. Selected topics from Executive & Standards Track

    • Day 2:

  1. Blockchain Compliance

  2. Selected Topics from Technical Track


Training Pathway

Course will be conducted via blended training (both eLearning or Facilitated Classroom/Online Training .

Assessment Pathway

  • Assessment Only Pathway (AOP)

For learners whom have taken a blockchain course/programme other than IBS in recent 1 year are able to seek waiver and proceed directly for a final assessment without completing the modules with IBS.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning Pathway (RPL)

For learners whom has prior learning or experience working in a Fintech or Blockchain organisation for at least 1 year are able to seek waiver for specific or all eLearning units. Requires to submit a Portfolio documenting your relevant work or experience related to the module.

  • Formative Assessment (FA)

Learners will be assessed after the completion of each eLearning session, formative assessment is ungraded.

  • Summative Assessment (SA)

This is a one-off Final Examination to assess all the modules completed.


Estimated Duration to Complete CBC: 30 hours or 1.5 months

Next Main Track Intake: 17 & 18 October 2020 10am to 6pm| Jan - Feb 2021 Course Calendar

Minimum Class Size: 5 to commence class | Maximum Class Size: 20


  • A internet connected laptop or tablet computer.

  • Download Zoom Software

  • Preferably register with a Gmail email address (for Google Classroom & e-Library access)

  • Canvas Learning Management System Technical Requirements | User Guide

  • This course is open to all nationalities and no prior academic or technical qualifications required.

Financial Details

Course Fees

*Per pax

  • Certified Blockchain Consultant Programme™ (*include 7 learning units & Final Exam Fee-1 attempt): SGD$600 (USD $430)

  • IBS's Strategic & MOU Partners (for organisation): 50% discount

  • Non-Profit Organisation/VWC/Government Agencies/BIG Members (for organisation): 30% discount

  • IBS Alumni & Small Medium Enterprises : 15% discount

Funding Available


100% Scholarships available for full-time students and seniors above 55 years old.

  • Submit relevant identity proof during online course registration

  • Provide justifications for scholarship,

  • Applications are subjected to approval and case by case basis.

Payment Modes Accepted

*Cash payment is not accepted, an e-invoice will be sent to your email.


  • Ethereum (ETH): 0x929FA484CD6a26805CFbcB70C97D03172957b477



  • PayPal to finance@ibs.edu.sg or paypal.me/instituteblockchain

  • Internet/ATM Fund Transfer to: OCBC Current Account 687-715-276-001

  • Cheque payable to Institute of Blockchain Ltd

  • PayNow to UEN: 201901394N or scan the below PayNow QR Code

  • SGQR: Scan the below SQQR Code

Assessment & Certification

To attain the CBC, learner must satisfy:

  • Minimum 75% attendance for all learning units

  • To obtain a minimum Credit Value (CV) of 10 CV

  • Passed the Final Examination.

Upon completion of an elearning unit the learner will be awarded a Certificate of Completion (COC)

Upon completion of the CBC programme, the learner will be awarded the Certified Blockchain Consultant (CBC) Certificate and able to use CBC title after their name. e.g. John, CBC

All certificates will be issued electronically on blockchain via GovTech's OpenCerts platform.


The CBC equips the learners with Fintech and Blockchain knowledge and technical skills for relevant job roles and occupation pathway:

Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Industry

  • Blockchain Architect

  • Blockchain Developer

  • Blockchain Engineer

  • Blockchain Researcher

  • Blockchain Solutions Consultant

Financial Services Industry

  • Cryptocurrency Broker / Trader

  • Cryptocurrency Market Analyst

Logistics Industry

  • Business Process Engineer / Operations Specialist

  • IT Business Solutions Project Specialist

  • Logistics Data Specialist

  • Logistics Innovation & Process Improvement / Logistics Systems Manager

Wholesale Trade Industry

  • Business / Market Research Analyst

  • Credit Analyst

  • Commodities Trader

  • Contract Specialist

  • Derivatives Trader

  • Operations Assistant / Coordinator

  • Procurement / Sourcing Assistant

  • Risk Analyst

  • Sales Assistant / Coordinator

  • Trade Finance Analyst