Professional Qualifications


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Professional Qualifications

Over 10,000 people choose SERC each year to study a part-time course in a range of subjects and levels, to gain professional qualifications, improve their skills and to get promoted.

Professional Qualifications are required for a number of industries and show a students' depth of knowledge and understanding of a subject. They also show a commitment to succeed within the industry. Explore the tabs below for more details on the professional qualifications we offer.

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We currently offer the following qualifications which are accredited by professional industry bodies.

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International Association of Bookkeepers

The professional body for members who provide bookkeeping and accounting services to accounting firms and businesses in the UK and many countries throughout the world.

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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

CIPD are the Chartered HR and development professional body, they are an internationally recognised brand with over 135,000 members across 120 countries.

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Chartered Management Institute

CMI are the only chartered body in the UK that awards management and leadership qualifications and the only body that awards Chartered Manager, the hallmark of any professional manager.

CMI qualifications can be studied as part of the BA Hons in Business Management and in the Foundation Degree in Leadership and Management.