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CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting

This course will provide you with effective tools, techniques and structure for working as a change agent or internal consultant, as a consultant wanting to confirm and broaden your approach, or as an internal continuous improvement leader wanting to overcome barriers to change.

  • Consultants (Internal and External)
  • Individuals looking to develop a career in consultancy
  • Managers (wanting to adopt a consultancy style)
  • Project Managers
  • Learning and Development Leads
  • Project Leaders
  • Change Agents
  • Continuous Improvement Leaders

This course develops the key skills you need to advance your career.


This highly interactive and engaging course has been developed to an international qualification recognised in 46 countries to develop the skills you need to tackle the diverse challenges on a day to day basis most needed to drive change and deliver projects.

The course will deliver the knowledge that helps develop key skills required of a consultant, including:

  • Operating as a consultant
  • Stages in the consultancy cycle
  • Problem solving
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Developing proposals
  • Presenting findings and recommendations
  • Implementing change successfully
  • Networking
  • Influencing skills
  • Marketing consultancy services

The course is delivered Face to Face, In-House or through a Virtual Learning Environment and features a range of resources, including:

  • Live delivery
  • Reading material
  • Video
  • Exercises both individual and group
  • Role Play
  • Feedback
  • Online materials from CMI.
  • Q & A.
  • Online discussion board with other learners.

Our CMI qualification comes with three different certifications:

  • Award is the shortest and most concise qualification – this requires completing one assignment.
  • Certificate provides a broad base of knowledge and skills and this requires completing two assignments.
  • Diploma provides a comprehensive and extensive programme of learning and requires completing six assignments.

Tutor support is given for 12 months after completing the course.

  • Developing the essential skills and competencies to work as a professional consultant
  • Learn how to practically apply fundamental processes and strategies when advising clients.
  • Demonstrate to future clients that you are highly capable professional consultant, with the ability to offer advice, thereby improving your ability to win work.

Be able to deliver projects better and faster

We have a proven track record in helping organisations reduce costs whilst improving performance output. You will be shown first-hand the tools and techniques we use, sharing our experiences across a variety of sectors of what has worked well and what has not. You will learn skills to become a leader of change that can drive your organisation or client to become a leaner, innovative and better performing company.

A possible progression route, once completing the Level 5 Professional Consulting qualifications:

  • Level 5 in Professional Consulting
  • Level 7 in Professional Consulting 
  • Level 5 in Coaching & Mentoring
  • Level 5 in Strategic Management and Leadership

Chartered Manager

Chartered Managers are consistent high performers, committed to current best practice and ethical standards.

Exclusively awarded by the Chartered Management Institute, Chartered Manager embodies a professional approach to management through knowledge, competence, professional standards and commitment to continuing professional development (CPD).

We are fully accredited by the CMI, ILM and CQI.  We are aware all organisations have different needs and budgets, we are able to tailor our programmes to meet your specific needs that enables learning to be applied practically in your workplace.  Our tutors will be flexible when tailoring courses, as our goal is to deliver courses that meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

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Effective managers and leaders manage themselves and the people they work with so that both the business and the people profit from their presence.

Companies we work with

Network Rail
Rolls Royce
Sussex Police

Ready to start your journey?

This course develops the key skills you need to advance your career.

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