Industry-led foundational programme from the UK’s trade association


Empower your team or supercharge your career with this industry-led foundational training programme from the UK’s digital assets trade association – CryptoUK.

Talent is the driving force behind digital assets adoption, growth and innovation in the UK. Ensuring people aspiring to, or embarking on, a crypto career have access to high-quality foundational training is critical to our industry’s success.

With that objective in mind, CryptoUK is delighted to introduce our new training programme: Digital Assets 101.

Programme Overview

Led by industry experts, featuring the latest insights and underpinned by end-to-end learning support, Digital Assets 101 is designed to optimise learning outcomes. 

Delivered in an exclusive small group setting at the vibrant tech hub Level39 in Canary Wharf, the home of London’s tech startup and scale-up community, our course provides a comprehensive understanding of the:

  • Core principles and unique attributes of blockchain and digital assets
  • Key participants in the Web3 ecosystem
  • Extensive benefits and associated risks and challenges of blockchain-based technologies
  • Global regulatory requirements and FATF recommendations
  • Approaches to risk mitigation and latest technologies

Enquire today to elevate your personal knowledge and skills, or those of your team, with a tailored learning experience. Let’s level up!

For Employers

Imagine having a team where every new member starts with a solid grasp of the digital assets industry, ready and equipped to contribute from day one!

In the fast-paced world of  digital assets, finding the time to train new joiners, especially those transitioning from other sectors, is both critical and challenging.

Yet, it’s essential for your business to keep pace with the industry’s rapid evolution.

CryptoUK’s Digital Asset 101 training programme is an onboarding solution that makes realising this aspiration simple. 

Our programme equips your new employees with the knowledge needed to excel in their roles, enhancing their employee experience and effectiveness while boosting retention rates.

Plus, it lifts the burden of training from your existing team members.

For Participants

Fast-track your comprehension of this complex and dynamic industry, and supercharge your professional development while building lasting relationships with industry peers.

Whether you are aspiring to join the industry, have recently secured your first role, or simply want to learn more, Digital Assets 101 is tailor-made for you. 

Delivered by seasoned industry experts in a small group setting, the programme ensures an intimate and interactive learning environment.

This course isn’t just about education; it’s a collaborative journey where you’ll forge lasting connections, creating a network that will shape your career.

Your journey doesn’t end with the programme. Access to resources and support before, during, and after your sessions, will enable continuous progress.

Join us and embrace a holistic approach to learning and growth.

Programme Lead

Leigh has a passion for developing learning programs that bridge the gap between traditional finance (TradFi) and decentralized finance (DeFi). With a strong focus on understanding the opportunities, risks and regulatory developments across global regimes, she leverages her extensive experience consulting with major crypto businesses and global central banks.

Leigh is a keen advocate for the transformative impact of financial technology (FinTech) on financial services and is committed to exploring emerging strategies and technologies for managing regulatory risk and compliance. With a background in regulatory compliance spanning over 20 years and extensive experience gained from heading global training initiatives, she brings considerable technical expertise in designing a wide range of compliance training programmes across the UK, Europe, and the Middle East, ensuring clients stay informed and compliant in the ever-evolving regulatory landscape.

Her blend of practical experience, in-depth knowledge of the digital asset sector, and focus on regulatory compliance make her a valuable asset in creating effective training programmes which build awareness and guide organisations in meeting their regulatory obligations.

Programme Modules

The two-day Digital Assets 101 programme includes the following modules, the small group learning environment provides the capacity to tailor the content based on the participants’ profiles.

Introduction to blockchain and digital assets

  • Blockchain basics : decentralised
    immutable ledger, and cryptographic
  • Defining digital assets
  • Key features of blockchain technology
  • Use cases of blockchain technology
  • Potential risks and challenges

Understanding the Web3 ecosystem

  • The user ecosystem
  • Blockchain foundations and projects
  • Importance of blockchain developers
  • CeFi vs. DeFi
  • Understanding the different services offered by VASPs
  • The role of governments, regulators and standard setters
  • The role of trade associations

Risk typologies

  • Data security and privacy
  • Cybersecurity
  • Financial crime typologies:
    • Money laundering and terrorist financing
    • Sanctions evasion
    • Fraud and investment scams
  • Market risks:
    • Insider trading and market manipulation


Your investment in the programme includes training, learning support and refreshments.

If you are not yet part of the CryptoUK community and would like to take advantage of the preferential pricing together with the many other member benefits please contact us.

£1,350 Non-Members   |   £1,200 Members

Upcoming Courses

Wednesday 31st January & Thursday 1st February, 2024

Level 39, Canary Wharf, London


Thursday 7th and Friday 8th March, 2024

Level 39, Canary Wharf, London

Tuesday 14th & Wednesday 15th May, 2024

Level 39, Canary Wharf, London

More dates coming soon!

CryptoUK's Talent Portal

In addition to the Digital Assets 101 training programme CryptoUK also unites talent and opportunity in the UK’s Web3 ecosystem via our Talent Portal.

Check out the exciting available positions or post your own here.

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