Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Introductory Certificate in Marketing, AVADO Learning

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About Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Introductory Certificate in Marketing at AVADO Learning

CIM Introductory Certificate in Marketing

Qualification CIM Introductory Certificate in Marketing

Level 3 – comparable to studying at A-Level

Awarded by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Course type Online

Duration Flexible - 15 months’ typical completion time, based on 5 hours per week

Start dates Flexible - Enquire now

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What the course is about

Marketing is about communicating the value of a company’s products or services to customers; building awareness and driving sales. It is an essential aspect of business and can make for an exciting, rewarding career.

The CIM Level 3 Certificate will give you a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of Marketing, answering the question ‘what is marketing?’ in more depth, and developing the knowledge and skills required to secure a marketing support or entry level role.

Course syllabus:

  • The role of marketing
  • The marketing mix
  • Service elements of the mix
  • Internal and external relationships
  • Maximising customer service relationships.


1 x exam – taken at an external test centre

1 x assignment – taken from home

What is included:

  • Printed course materials and online eBooks
  • One-to-one tutorial support
  • Regular live online classes
  • 24-hour access to the Virtual Learning Campus
  • Personalised individual study plan
  • Practice tests, class recordings and student forums
  • Specialist Career Management service
  • One year’s student membership with the CIM.

 Student quote

“I’m loving the course and the best thing is that at the end of it I’m going to have a qualification in the area I really want to work in.” – Sandra Reid

Why study with Home Learning College

  • Qualifications accredited by the leading industry professional bodies
  • Flexible online courses so there is no need to attend in person
  • 100% pass rate: for marketing courses since April 2013
  • Expert tutorial support from tutors experienced in the industry
  • One of the most successful online education platforms in the UK
  • All inclusive course package
  • Flexible payment options
  • Professional advice upon enrolment.

Financial options

Choose from a range of flexible payment plans to fit your financial situation. You can split the cost of your course over 12 or 24 monthly payments, which means funding your course is easy and affordable.

To discuss a payment plan suited to your needs, talk to a Home Learning College Course Advisor on 0800 912 2931.

Class size Assigned tutor who supports you one-to-one via phone and email

How to apply

Talk to a Course Advisor directly: Home Learning College Course Advisors know the Marketing industry inside-out and will be able to offer professional advice on a career in the field, as well as answer any questions you may have about the course.

Call today for an initial chat on 0800 912 2931 (Mon-Fri 9am-8.30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm).

Who is it for?

Those who have little or no experience in marketing, and want both a comprehensive introduction to the field and a means by which to demonstrate their commitment to a career in the marketing to employers.

Course outcomes and career progression

Professional qualifications give you the tools, and confidence, to establish a really strong career in the field of your choice and significantly increase your earnings.

 A qualification from The Chartered Institute of Marketing - the world's largest professional marketing body - will open up a wide range of career opportunities by adding value to your CV and making it stand out to prospective employers. Study at this level also demonstrates commitment to and knowledge of the subject, and your drive for personal development.

Upon completion of the course, you will have a solid understanding of the marketing foundations and will be qualified for an entry-level role in marketing, earning a typical salary range of £25,000 - £29,000.

 About the CIM

 The CIM is the world’s largest organisation for professional marketers, recognised globally as the leading professional body within the industry. CIM has over 60,000 members, individuals and businesses alike, looking to develop their marketing talent, gain CIM qualifications and achieve professional recognition.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. If English is not your first language, an IELTS 5.5 is required.

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