Foundation Certificate in Marketing CIM – Level 3

Next start date

June 2017


March, July, October

Study options

8 wks
Part time evenings 6-9pm




The Foundation Certificate in Marketing (CIM) is the first step towards gaining Chartered Marketer status. It's a must for anyone serious about pursuing a career in marketing.

Why choose this course?

GSM London is an accredited CIM study centre. We provide expert tuition and one-to-one support to help you become a qualified marketer.

Taught by qualified marketers, this course is designed for anyone who wants to pursue or further their career in marketing. It will develop your skills and knowledge as a marketer and prepare you for the Chartered Institute of Marketing assessments.

You will gain an understanding of the key roles and functions in marketing, learn about the factors that influence consumer behaviour and discover how to bring elements of the marketing mix together to create a marketing communications campaign.

How will this course progress my career?

The Foundation Certificate in Marketing will enhance your credibility as a marketing professional and give you the skills and knowledge you need to get your first role or move up the career ladder. Many recruiters prefer CIM qualified marketers and industry studies have shown that chartered marketers command higher salaries.

Once you have passed your CIM qualification, you then have the opportunity to work towards being a Chartered Marketer – the highest status available to marketing professionals.

The Foundation Certificate in Marketing is taught by CIM tutors who are qualified marketers. During the course, you will have the opportunity to learn from experienced industry professionals.

How is this course structured?

  • Module 1: Marketing Principles
  • Module 2: Customer Communications

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Entry Requirements

There are no entry criteria but a good standard of English and Mathematics at GCSE or O Level would be to your advantage.



How to apply

Submit an application online