Intermediate awards & Diploma in Credit & Collections (Level 3)

The Intermediate awards & Diploma in Credit & Collections (Level 3) are designed to raise your effectiveness, improve your career prospects and prepare you for more senior roles.  You will gain an advanced understanding of a wide range of credit management related concepts, processes and techniques and is ideal for those aspiring to progress.
Completing this qualification means that you can use the letters ACICM after your name (if you have current membership). Full list of study texts and learning resources.

What will I learn?

This level will broaden your knowledge and understanding about credit and collections, with the option to specialise in credit risk or enforcement.  It will help you understand and implement the principles of best practice to enhance and optimise day-to-day activities.  

What will I gain?

Our structured approach to learning will improve your technical knowledge and teaches useful techniques which can be used daily.  A CICM qualification can increase your earning potential, even while you are still studying. The flexibility of our qualification structure means you can choose to study any of the Intermediate awards and 'bank' them with us. Pass four awards to achieve CICM Intermediate Diploma in Credit & Collections, as well as Associate Membership (ACICM).

Who is it for?

Individuals who wish to raise their profile and prepare for the next level of responsibility for example Senior Credit Controllers, Credit Risk Analysts or Team Leaders.  As a CICM learner, you prove your commitment to upholding the highest professional standards and to raise personal performance.

Can I get exemptions or credit recognition from units?

Yes, if you already have business related qualifications at an equivalent or higher level, you can apply for an exemption.

Get started

You have a choice of CICM awards (units) covering all areas of credit, collections and enforcement.  Successful completion of any four awards leads to a CICM Intermediate Diploma in Credit & Collections. Take your first step to being qualified, here.

We encourage learners to start with one of the mandatory awards at Level 3. These are awarded at Level 2 or 3 depending on pass rate and help learners decide what level to progress with.