This is the firmest foundation for your career in the people profession, incorporating both Human Resources and Learning and Development.
Develop your skills by facing real-life challenges.
Learn to act with confidence, perform effectively, drive change in your organisation, and progress in your career.
What you'll learn
- Business, culture and change in context
- Principles of analytics
- Core behaviours for people professionals
- Essentials of people practice
How you'll learn and be assessed
The course is set into units. Each with have teaching as well as self-directed study. Teaching will include lectures as well as, for example, case studies, group work, debates and presentations.
Through studying face to face you will gain the opportunity to share ideas and discuss best practice across sectors and organisational cultures with other learners.
Assessments are internally verified and then externally moderated by the CIPD.
Upon successful completion of each level learners can progress to the next level.
On successful completion of the Foundation Certificate in People Practice, candidates will be eligible for Foundation Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) and can use the designation ‘Foundation CIPD’.
Successful completion of an Associate Diploma, or Advanced Diploma, will result in Associate Membership of the CIPD, and the use of the designation Assoc. CIPD.
In addition, Associate Members who hold an Advanced Diploma may be eligible to upgrade to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow, depending on their experience.
GCSE English language and maths at grade 4 or equivalent. You will need to demonstrate a good level of written and spoken language. All applicants must be 18 or over.