CPD - About Qualifications
The IPA offers a suite of professional award-winning qualifications created by the industry, for the industry. Join over 20,000 individuals from across 87 countries who have passed an IPA award winning qualification, a sure fire way to progress your career in advertising.
The majority of our qualifications are delivered online, allowing all IPA members, regardless of location, to have access to over 100 hours of free learning. From the entry level IPA Foundation Certificate to our MBA of Brands, the IPA Excellence Diploma, we have a qualification designed to meet your needs, whether you are starting out in the industry, looking to develop your knowledge of advertising effectiveness, law or finance or simply looking to get to grips with the complex world of Search.
IPA qualifications are also available to those working client side, and to agencies world wide, to help build a global standard across the industry. For more information on the IPA's international offering, visit IPA Global Learning.
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What they say about our qualifications
“Our industry is part science, part genius and onwards to creative glory. But first there is the IPA.”
General Manager and Talent Director, Impact BBDO Group MENA
“Better education means more knowledge, means better pitches, means more clients, means greater profits – it really is that simple.”
Global HR Director, WPP
“Absolutely critical grounding for anyone starting in advertising.”
Former President, IPA and Chairman, Lexis
“If you want to stand out in front of your clients, get qualified!"
Moray Maclennan, President, EACA and Worldwide CEO, M&C Saatchi
Last updated 14/03/2018