Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting

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The Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting designed for internal and external consultants keen to develop their skills and take their first steps on the to road to achieving Certified Consultant status. It is part of a suite of management qualifications offered at this level which include Award, Certificate, and Diploma.

The consulting qualifications are also suitable if you are newly appointed or are thinking of a change of career or simply wish to develop an insight into the skills and knowledge needed in the field of consulting.

To achieve the Certificate two units must be successfully completed.  You will study Unit 5029 Introduction to consulting essentials from the Level 5 Professional Consulting range of units plus a free choice of one unit from the list of optional units.

IoCPotential delegates include:

  • Internal or external consultants
  • Managers
  • Functional specialists
  • Project managers
  • Managers seeking a career change
  • Individuals wishing to boost their CV and demonstrate their ability to add real value
Support

Your Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting course will last for four months although you can complete sooner if you wish.

During this time you will be allocated a tutor who will be your personal guide, mentor and coach. They will be an expert in their field and distance learning. You can be confident that their support and help will give you every opportunity to be successful.you can contact them as often as you need.

Your personal tutor will also assess the work you have to submit for your qualification. They will provide you with full written feedback.

You will also have 24/7 access to our on-line portal where you will be able to access all your study resources. On the portal you will find your course text for each unit which can be read on-line or downloaded and printed.

Our portal also contains additional research resources to help you maximise your study time and assignment guides to help you with assignments.

You will also benefit from student membership of the Institute of Consulting.

Once you have enrolled you will be emailed your joining instructions which will enable to to immediately access our learning portal and all of your learning materials. we will then allocate a tutor to you and register you with the Institute.

Assessment

The Level 5 Award in Professional Consulting  consists of two units of learning.

In order to achieve this consulting qualification you must successfully complete a written work-based assignment of around 2,000-2,500 words for each unit studied.

The standard of work is graduate.

Content - Unit Choices

CONTENT

To achieve the Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting qualification you must study unit 5029 Introduction to Consulting Essentials plus one other module unit from the unit list

Unit 5029 content includes:

  • Understanding the nature of consulting
  • Understanding the Consulting cycle and how to use it
  • Developing effective communication strategies with clients
  • How to develop your own consulting skills to meet the requirements the Institute of Consulting competency framework

Option units: One from 5030, 5031, 5032, 5033, 5034, 6003

Other units available:

5030 Planning and managing consultancy interventions  Credit Value 8
Content includes: identifying correct consultancy approach, identification of risks and challenges, deploying project management skills, and undertaking data analysis

5031 The roles and responsibilities of a consultant Credit Value 6
Content includes: understanding the role of a consultant, career opportunities within consulting, in-depth personal consulting skills review and action plan

5032 The client relationship Credit Value 8
Content includes: techniques for creating effective client relationships, effective use of negotiation and influencing skills

5034  Problem-solving, tools and techniques for consultants  Credit Value 9
Content includes: : understanding tools of analysis used for effective problem diagnosis, situation analysis, problem solving and decision making and how to use them in a structured way

 

Course fees

Fees are fully inclusive and cover:

  •   VAT
  • 24/7 access to our on-line portal
  •  all study materials
  •  additional research resources to help you maximise your study time
  •  assignment guides to help you with assignments
  •  unlimited, pro-active support from your own experienced personal tutor for the course duration
  •  registration with the CMI for the qualification
  •  student membership of the Institute of Consulting

Enrolment

There are two options:

  • pay in full – for which there is a small discount applied in the price
  • pay by instalments option – only for individuals paying their own fees.

If your employer is paying for your fees and requires an invoice first please download an enrolment form, complete and return it to us.

Pay in Full

£900

 

To enrol click on the link to be taken to the enrolment centre.

Instalment option

Deposit of £300          plus   3  instalments  of    £220

 

Transparent Price Promise

One up-front price. No hidden extras like VAT, books or registration fees. Instalment options as standard.

24/7 Portal

We have our own i-cademy learning portal packed with learning resources and assignment help, which you can access as soon as you enrol.

Unlimited tutor support

Talk to your tutor as often as you need. Phone, email or Skype – we don’t have monthly contact limits.

Assignment Support

We provide full assignment guides and examples. Tutors review draft assignments. Unlike many centres we are approved to mark assignments.

Learning resources

We provide specialist reading texts and learning resources to support your study. Not everyone does.

Membership as standard

Gain access to more than 2 million on-line articles, books and journals at your fingertips. Get career support with CV writing, redundancy and much more.

Transparent Price Promise

One up-front price. No hidden extras like VAT, books or registration fees. Instalment options as standard.

24/7 Portal

We have our own i-cademy learning portal packed with learning resources and assignment help, which you can access as soon as you enrol.

Unlimited tutor support

Talk to your tutor as often as you need. Phone, email or Skype – we don’t have monthly contact limits.

Assignment Support

We provide full assignment guides and examples. Tutors review draft assignments. Unlike many centres we are approved to mark assignments.

Learning resources

We provide specialist reading texts and learning resources to support your study. Not everyone does.

Membership as standard

Gain access to more than 2 million on-line articles, books and journals at your fingertips. Get career support with CV writing, redundancy and much more.