Why Choose the IAM?

We have been developing national standards in administrative management qualifications since 1915. As the oldest management institute in the UK, our long standing in the education sector means we understand your continuing education needs. This extensive history ensures you are provided with high-quality courses developed through decades of experience.

All of our qualifications are nationally recognised and are respected by employers and higher education institutions alike. Each qualification is also accredited by qualification regulatory authorities in England (Ofqual), Wales (Welsh Government), and Northern Ireland (CCEA).

Empowering Individuals

Our study options offer you flexibility to study our qualifications at your own pace alongside other commitments you may have. The qualifications themselves allow you to build on your previous studies at each stage. You can begin taking courses at a level that is right for you, and our progression structure allows you to move up as it fits your goals. The combination of our flexible units and range of courses available mean studying with the IAM gives you the freedom of choice.

You will also be able to celebrate your achievement through our graduation ceremony.

Roles Our Qualifiers Achieve

  • Business Support Officer
  • Receptionist
  • Administration Officer / Executive
  • Office Supervisor
  • Secretary
  • Office Manager
  • Administration Team Leader
  • Business Development Executive

All of our qualifications are awarded by Industry Qualifications (IQ) , a highly respected awarding organisation with a reputation for quality.


Progression Opportunities

We support administrative professionals at every stage of their careers. Our qualifications allow you to progress onto higher level qualifications at a rate that suits you. This allows you to develop a portfolio of professional qualifications that enable you to progress throughout your career.

Upon successful completion of a qualification, you will receive certification of your accomplishment. This can be used to build your CV, and advance your personal goals.

We also have a close relationship with a range of universities where you may be able to use credits you achieve to apply for entry.


Student Membership

Studying an IAM qualification entitles you to a year’s student membership for free.

Student membership allows you to enjoy these benefits:

  • Access to learning materials to support your studies
  • Free access to top academic journals
  • Electronic access to our quarterly Manager Magazine
  • Membership card
  • Access to discounts from a wide range of retailers, from supermarkets to high street brands
  • Ability to apply for an NUS Extra student discount card (UK students only).

How to Study

Choose from a range of study options to suit your learning needs.

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