Professional Consulting (Level 5)

QN: 600/4447/0 | 600/4448/2 | 600/4449/4

These qualifications are designed for aspiring and practising Professional Consultants who want to develop key skills such as planning and managing consultancy interventions, the client relationship, communication and problem-solving tools and techniques.

These qualifications have been developed in cooperation with the Institute of Consulting (IC).

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Qualification Type Award  Certificate  Diploma
CMI Code 5A26V2 5C26V2 5D26V2
Qualification Number (QN) 600/4447/0 600/4448/2 600/4449/4
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 30 55 180
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 70 130 430
Credits 7 13 43
Accreditation status Live Live Live

Typical Units

Our qualifications are broken down into units and relevant topics aligned to the level and qualification. Typical units for the Level 5 in Professional Consulting are:

  • Introduction to consulting essentials
  • Communication for consultants
  • The role and responsibilities of a consultant
  • The client relationship
  • Planning and managing consultancy interventions

Qualification Benefits

For learners

  • Develop strategic skills with consulting such as organisational structure and culture
  • Choose to develop your skills in one specific area of consulting such as consultancy interventions, communication, the client relationship or problem solving tools and techniques
  • Gives you the opportunity to gain a good understanding of consulting essentials
  • Focuses on the nature of consulting, personal development and effective communication
  • Develop group dynamics
  • Facilitating core skills

For organisations

  • Communicating core strategies for consulting

  • Provides a broader knowledge of the role of a Professional Consultant while focusing on the specific consulting subjects appropriate to the role of a Professional Consultant

  • Gives you the skills and competencies needed to become a consultant

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Supporting Resources

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