Accredited MIPA

Join the pathway to becoming a MIPA

To begin your journey to become an Accredited MIPA, just follow our simple qualifications-based programme of learning. You'll need to have accumulated 5 stars of accredited training, plus CPD compliance, in each of the previous 3 years.

Your journey to MIPA starts here

If you’re in an IPA agency you can access all IPA courses and qualifications and your CPD log. So all you need to do is: 

  1. Pick MIPA courses or qualifications that appeal to you from the list below and accumulate at least five stars
  2. Fill in at least 24 hours of CPD in your diary for each of the last three years

If you’re not in an IPA agency, you'll need to join the MIPA Pathway before you can do any of the above. To join, simply pay £600 +VAT to gain access to member rates for 3 years to all the courses and qualifications you'll need to become a MIPA. You'll also be able to use our online CPD diary.

Which courses and qualifications can I choose from?


  • Commercial Certificate (1 star)
  • LegRegs - Legal Regulations for Advertising (1 star)
  • HR Knowledge (1 star)


  • Strategic Bootcamp (1 star)
  • Fundamentals of Branding (1 star)
  • Production Lite (1 star)
  • Digital Performance Certificate (2 stars)
  • Foundation Certificate (2 stars)
  • Global Foundation Certificate (2 stars)


  • Train the Trainer (1 star)
  • Behavioural Economics (1 star)
  • Advanced Leadership and Delegation (1 star)
  • How to be Human (1 star)
  • Eff Test (3 stars)
  • Advanced Certificate (4 stars)


  • How to be Human (1 star)
  • Leadership Programme (3 stars)
  • Excellence Diploma (5 stars)

Maintaining your MIPA status

If you’re in an IPA agency, just record at least 24 hours of eligible learning each year to retain your accredited status.

If you’re not in an IPA agency, you'll need to pay £200+VAT annually to gain access to member rates so that you can record at least 24 hours of eligible learning each year. 


To find out more, email [email protected] 

Last updated 01 May 2024