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A CIM qualification at Level 3 provides you with the essential skills needed to enter the marketing industry and be able to perform professionally in a support level role within the workplace.

You’ll have the choice to choose from two qualifications at this level, to suit your individual career path. Each module can also be achieved as an individual award.

Please note the first assessment session for the below Level 3 qualification is April 2020.

Achieving the Qualification

To achieve either qualifications at Level 3, you’ll need to gain a pass in both the mandatory and elective modules.

Do you qualify?

It is not necessary to have any previous experience or knowledge of marketing to study the Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing or the Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing. So, if you’re an aspiring marketer, new to a marketing support role or in a job that already involves digital marketing, our qualifications at Level 3 are the right choice for you.

If English is not your first language, you will also need to provide evidence of achieving one of the following English Language qualifications within the last two years: IELTS Academic  

Module with overall score of 6.5 (each component pass mark must be 6.0 or above) or Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English grade B or above. CIM will consider other equivalent alternatives. 

You can contact your preferred Accredited Study Centre to discuss your options or for further information, download the qualification specifications below:

Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing

Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing

What are the costs?

There are three cost elements* to studying a marketing qualification at Level 3:

  1. To get started you will need to select your preferred Accredited Study Centre. Once chosen, contact the centre to discuss your tuition costs. Please note costs may vary for each centre
  2. Then you’ll need to become a CIM Studying Member, for which the annual cost is £65.00
  3. When studying, you’ll then need to book your assessments through CIM. The total assessment fee for this qualification is £210.

*Figures based on successful completion at first attempt. This price does not include the fee for any resits required.

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