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 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 solid 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 webinar was run by Mandy Garnham, Learning Support Manager at The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland. She was joined by:

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