Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 5 Evening Certificate in Professional Consultancy Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 5 Evening Certificate in Professional Consultancy

Level 5 CMI Diploma in Professional Consultancy (evening)

9 weeks



Course summary

Only 1 in 5 Managers have a recognised Management Qualification and yet Employers are actively looking for people with these qualifications right now!  Why not join the ‘1 in 5’and make your  CV stand out from the crowd by gaining a CMI  qualification at Sandwell College? This qualification has been developed by the CMI in cooperation with the Institute for Consulting (IC) and is designed for both practising and aspiring Professional Consultants.  The course is designed to develop the essential  skills and knowledge needed within a  consultancy role and covers essential topics such as;  the nature of consulting, professional personal development as a consultant, effective communication with clients, structured approaches to managing consultancy interventions, using project management techniques in consultancy interventions and conducting successful consultancy interventions.

How much does the course cost?

The total fee for this course (including registration and certification) is £660. HOWEVER, if you live within ‘West Midlands Combined Authority’ region, you may be eligible to a FREE place on this course subject to certain terms and conditions.  

For more information on the course, please click here.

Course requirements

You must have gained a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English or equivalent qualifications.   Ideally, you will also have a CMI Level 3 Diploma or similar qualifications at level 3.

However, if you are a mature applicant (over 21 years) your  work experience (paid and/or unpaid) may be  taken into account in lieu of formal qualifications.




Whilst on the course, you will be given FREE professional membership of the CMI, which includes access to a range of CMI products and services to support you throughout the qualification and later as you progress in their career.

When does the course start and end?


Start Date: 11th October 2023

End Date:  13th December 2024

Sessions will be every Wednesday 6-9PM online.


This qualification is assessed by one written assignment of approximately 2,500-4,000 words.


Progression opportunities include moving on to CMI qualifications at the next level, for example  CMI Level 6 qualifications in Professional Management and Leadership Practice or CMI Level 7 qualifications in Professional Consulting or  Strategic Management and Leadership.


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