If you are completely new to marketing and have no formal qualifications the Foundation Certificate in Marketing may be suitable for you. This introductory course in marketing can be completed in six months. After completion delegates can progress to the Certificate in Professional Marketing, then to the Diploma in Professional Marketing and ultimately the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing or the Marketing Leadership Programme and Chartered Marketer status.
The Foundation Certificate in Marketing consists of two modules:
Marketing Principles (online examination) and either Customer Communications OR Digital Essentials (both written assignment projects)
The CIM have updated their syllabus for September 2019. For details regarding the new syllabus please go to The Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing. The current syllabus is valid until the December 2020 assessment board. If you are part way through your qualification, it may be possible for you to transfer to the new syllabus. If you wish to talk to an advisor regarding your options, please email email@example.com or call +44 1865 515255.