Kick start your career in advertising with the global version of the IPA Foundation Certificate, adapted for candidates outside of the UK. With 17,000 graduates in over 70 countries, the IPA Foundation Certificate is the world's number one professional advertising qualification.
Anyone 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 people entering the industry from another profession.
If you are based in the UK, please visit Foundation Certificate (UK).
This version of the certificate has been specially designed for candidates from outside of the UK. This 'global' version is edited by and contributed to by practitioners working across different markets and contains examples and case studies from across the globe, ensuring that the learning is relevant to you, wherever you are from.
View the full Foundation Certificate syllabus.
For more information, download the qualification brochure here.
Please select your chosen exam date from the ‘Intakes’ drop down on this page and proceed to checkout.
Once booked, you can access and start your online learning via the IPA website. To access, please head to your personal IPA portal via the profile icon and click on ‘Training’. Or, visit your personal Training page.
We operate a 14-day cancellation policy. Please view the policies for further details:
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