CICM Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 - Diploma (short course)

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Why study this course?

Successful completion of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 course will provide you with an internationally recognised CICM qualification that is accredited by the UK Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF). This means you’ll be meeting the high standard of training required for a career in credit mangement, including areas of work such as collections, money advice and debt management.

More about this course

This CICM Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 course will expand your understanding of credit management, giving you skills and knowledge in areas including trade, commerce and export credit, as well as related areas such as collections, credit reporting, credit insurance and insolvency practice.

To help you move into or progress in a credit role, we will provide you with a sound understanding of the concepts, processes and techniques that underpin best practice across a range of credit environments.

You'll have to successfully complete all four compulsory modules in order to obtain the CICM Level 3 qualification. These four modules are delivered as evening classes, taking place once a week from 6pm to 9pm over a period of 13 to 14 weeks at London Metropolitan University's Holloway campus.


Assessments are carried out by the CICM via examinations held in January, June and October.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM).

Fees and key information

Course type
Short Course
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Entry requirements

This course is open to all applicants. You do not need to meet any educational criteria before being admitted to the course.

Course structure

Modules and module details (including, but not limited to, location and time) are subject to change over time.

Modules include:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Business Environment
  • Business Law
  • Credit Management (Trade, Consumer and Export)

What our students say

"The classes are quite small and allow for group discussion, and the quality of the teaching is first-class. I have found the accounting module very comprehensive and because of the quality of the teaching I have decided to study further in this area."

Student comment from a CICM Diploma in Credit Management Level 3 course survey

Where this course can take you

This valuable professional qualification has enhanced the career prospects of previous graduates and helped them progress in a credit role.

Some of our students also go on to study other courses with us, such as our Business Management BA or Master of Business Administration (MBA).

How to apply

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