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So whether or not you got the A-Level result you wanted, there are many ways to advance your skills.

Did you know CIPR and CIM offer A-Level equivalents?

These foundation-level qualifications will give you a head start towards the career you want in marketing and communications and are perfect for aspiring and entry-level marketers. You can build on these to gain BA Hons equivalent qualifications while working without attending university.

As a professional marketer, you have many options open to you, and you can start your qualification with nesma in September!

CIPR Foundation in Public Relations (L3)
You will come away with a deeper understanding of the role of PR and how it relates to other communication disciplines.

CIM Foundation Certificate in Professional Marketing (L3)
You will gain insight into essential marketing concepts and tools and how to apply the marketing mix to achieve significant results.

CIM Foundation Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing (L3)
You will build your understanding of marketing principles and evolve your online tactics so you can use them to help you reach existing and potential customers.

These courses are right for you if you want a marketing or communications career or are already working in the industry but are looking for a first qualification.

Rosie Graves, Client Engagement and Marketing Manager at Natterjack Marketing, is a testament to this alternative education approach.

“I began my CIM journey in 2016, I definitely wouldn’t be where I am today in my career without the fantastic support I received from Veronica. I went from being a school leaver who didn’t really know what she wanted to do, to a marketing professional who is driven and determined to have the best career possible, whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance. As well as the skills I learned from the CIM modules, completing the qualification while working taught me how to manage my time effectively but also, how to implement the skills I was learning into the real world. Seven years on and I am still loving the chaos of the marketing industry, and as the trends of the digital world of marketing change daily, I am always learning – which is another aspect of my career that I love, it most certainly is not boring!”

With nesma, you get full tutor support via live interactive learning sessions. All our tutors are experienced practitioners, so you also gain real-life insights into the profession.

Our students agree that qualifications can help you take on more responsibility in your role and progress into more senior marketing positions more quickly.

CIM and CIPR qualifications will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in your roles and deliver long-term success for modern-day businesses.

As this is a foundation course, you don’t need any experience or qualifications to enrol.

Why not give Lydia a call to discover alternative education options, which you can start in September with nesma.