Introduction to a Qualification in Academy Governance



There is a greater need than ever before for academy governance professionals who can provide the skills and knowledge that are crucial to the long-term success of their academy schools.

Our Certificate in Academy Governance qualification is suitable for professionals in governing, management or administrative roles in academy trusts. This level 4 course focuses on the governance needs of multi-academy trusts (MATs), and how robust and consistent governance and standards can be implemented across several schools.

Here are a few examples of the types of roles you might be able to apply for upon completion of our Certificate in Academy Governance qualification:

  • Office Administrator/Clerical Assistant/Executive Assistant
  • School Clerk/Clerk to Governors
  • Business Managers/Business Support Office
  • School Bursar/Bursar’s Secretary/ School Business Manager
  • Governor/Trustee
  • Company Secretary/Assistant Company Secretary

The Chartered Governance Institute has been a qualifying body for governance professionals since 1891, and thousands of students have completed their qualifications with us over the years. We recognise that undertaking a qualification is a big commitment, and hope our webinar will help you understand:

  • what our Certificate in Academy Governance qualification entails;
  • how attaining a qualification in academy governance will help advance your career;
  • what career path you might take as an academy governance professional; and
  • what former students say about their experience.


The webinar will be hosted by Mandy Garnham, Learning Support Manager at The Chartered Governance Institute.


Find out more about the qualification, ask questions, and explore the benefits of being part of a global community of governance professionals.

Price: Free

Date: Thursday 18 March 2021

Timing: 12:30 - 1:30pm

Location: Webinar - Zoom


If you are unable to attend this webinar, alternative dates will be available later in the year.

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