Last updated 02/11/2020 at 12.02pm

We are keeping a close eye on Government guidance and will ensure to update this insight as soon as we can. Unless instructed otherwise, the below information will remain the same.

Main office

The College is open and will continue to be so, Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. Our office staff can be contacted at any time during usual working hours via phone, chat facility or emails.

Please bear with us if responses are a little slower than normal, but rest assured our tutors and staff are still very much on hand to help you as normal.


) Assignment submissions 

Next CIM submission, July 2020 -
Please continue to work on your assignments as normal. There are no hard copy submissions. Full details are in your College Learning Zone for each module, week A.

The CIM has introduced a new September 2020 submission for new syllabus assignment modules only. Further details are in your Learning Zone or in Covid-19-faqs

CIPR submission - There are no changes to CIPR submissions. Please submit your final piece to by the deadlines in your College Learning Zone.

2) CIM Exams

Postponed until July - If you were booked to sit an exam on 31st March 2020, your booking will be moved to July by the CIM.

Strategic Marketing (Level 6) & Global Marketing Decisions (Level 7) - If you were booked to sit your exam in March 2020, please note that you will still be able to use your Task 1 plans for the  July assessment. The assessment will be an assignment, not an exam. Further details are in your Learning Zone or in Covid-19-faqs


Classes are being rescheduled or moved to virtual classes. If you are booked on a class, the College will contact you by email, with further details on what to do / new class dates. We are updating our website with new information as and when it becomes available.

Virtual classes are run by tutors as live online sessions instead. You will be contacted directly with details. 

Apprenticeship Inductions

All inductions will move online. Books and other induction materials will be posted to the apprentice. Please look out for further details from the College on how we will proceed together. 

Who to contact at the College

If you are suffering any specific problems due to illness or self-isolation:

  • use our live chat service
  • email

We will do our best to help you.