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How to concentrate on your revision

By far the question I get asked the most from students is how much revision to do for their exams. Now CIPS obviously has its guided learning hours, but I’m a firm believer in that there is no one size fits all approach to revision. It depends on the individual, but it also depends on the quality of that revision.

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You’ve Failed an Exam….. now what?

First off don’t panic. Take a deep breath, unclench your jaw. Anyone can have a bad day, perhaps you failed to revise a particular topic or misinterpreted the question. It happens, this does not mean that you are not capable of passing the exam. Here are three steps to follow to make the best of the situation.

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Tips for the day of your exam

So, the day has finally arrived. I’m sure you feel dread, butterflies in your stomach. I wanted to write this blog because I see students make the same mistakes on exam day which creates stress. We want you to be the most positive version of yourself on exam day, so we have put together several tips to help you maximise your chance of success.

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How to choose the right study centre for you

We are well aware that getting started with CIPS can be a minefield. Firstly there are so many different ways to study, will you choose a classroom in person, virtual, or a more flexible distance learning approach. Then once you have decided this you’ve still got to choose between a variety of different study centres.

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Level 5 Diamond Timetable

Exam Series Module No. of sessions Dates
May 2023
M3 & M8
4
29th Mar, 5th April, 19th April, 26th April
July 2023
M4
4
25th May, 14th June, 21st June, 5th July
November 2023
M1 & M2
4
4th Oct, 11th Oct, 18th Oct, 1st Nov
March 2024
M5, M15 & M9
4
7th Feb, 21st Feb, 28th Feb, 6th March

Level 4 Diamond Timetable

Exam Series Module No. of sessions Dates
March 2023
M3, M5, M7
6
10th Jan, 24th Jan, 31st Jan, 7th Feb, 21st Feb, 28th Feb
May 2023
M4 & M6
4
28th March, 4th April, 25th April, 2nd May.
July 2023
M8
3
6th June, 20th June, 4th July.
November 2023
M1 & M2
5
10th Oct, 17th Oct, 24th Oct, 31st Oct, 7th Nov