Written for the industry, by the industry, using live webinars, online forums, expert videos and podcasts. The definitive programme for newcomers to gain an overview of the whole advertising industry in just 30 hours of flexible online learning.
The IPA has decided to temporarily suspend fees for its entire suite of courses, qualifications and exams for IPA member agencies, their employees and IPA personal members until 2 October 2020. Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our COVID-19 Free Learning Scheme Terms and Conditions before making your booking.
IPA members can access the learning for free without an exam booking by booking onto 'Free Learning for IPA Members'. However, in order to achieve this qualification, you must book onto and pass an exam.
This booking page is for candidates based outside of the UK. If you are based in the UK, please visit Foundation Certificate (UK).
Individuals based outside of the UK with less than a year's experience in an advertising, marketing or communications role.
From recent graduates in their first year to young professionals just starting out or people entering the industry from another profession.
Candidates can sit the 29 June and 28 September 2020 exams remotely. By proceeding with the online exam, candidates agree to sit the exam under an honest code of conduct as outlined by the IPA in the Examination Honour Code. Should candidates engage in any activity that could result in gaining an unfair advantage, before, during or after the exam you understand that you risk disqualification.
View the IPA Foundation Certificate (Global) Policies for further details.
Non-Members: £500 + VAT
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