2019 IPA Foundation Certificate results

842 adlanders launch their careers in advertising

Eight hundred and forty-two junior adlanders have passed this year’s IPA Foundation Certificate. The qualification is the entry-level qualification for anyone working in advertising for both clients and agencies, and equips delegates with a fundamental understanding of the role, processes and landscape within adland.

2019 IPA Foundation Certificate results

Key stats:

  • Of the 842 total passes:
    • 77 were passes with Distinction
    • 353 were passes with Credit
    • 412 were passes
  • 909 people, including 17 apprentices, sat the exam in 13 locations nationwide
  • The successful candidates came from 121 IPA Member Agencies, 16 brands and four universities

Says Patrick Mills, Director of Membership and Professional Development, IPA: “No matter the wider economic uncertainty, there is nothing more important to your ongoing success than investing in your people. It is therefore encouraging that we are continuing to see such high numbers of delegates for the Foundation Certificate and all of the IPA CPD programmes. Taking the IPA Foundation Certificate is vital for new starters in our industry to get their careers off to the best possible start and begin their journey to professional accreditation. Congratulations to all the candidates on their fantastic achievements.”

All candidates who passed the 2019 IPA Foundation Certificate will be invited to a graduation party on 26th June at Bounce Old Street.

Share your results reactions on Twitter (@IPALearning) using #IPAFC for the chance to win a £100 Virgin Experience voucher and a bottle of champagne. Deadline for entries is 12 noon Friday 17th May. The winner will be announced on Monday 20th May, See T&Cs here.

For more information about IPA qualifications and becoming a MIPA accredited practitioner visit the IPA website.

Last updated 21 January 2022