Level 3, Part Time

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This course serves both as a preparatory course for entry onto the Chartered Institute's Professional Programme and as a nationally recognised personnel qualification.

Course details

This course is intended for people who currently work within a human resource or personnel capacity within an organisation. Those people who have had some supervisory experience, training or trade union experience may also find it relevant to their learning needs. The course consists of the following modules:

  • Developing Yourself as an Effective Human Resources or Learning and Development Practitioner (4DEP)
  • Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources (3HRC)
  • Recording, Analysing and Using Human Resources Information (3RAI)
  • Resourcing Talent (3RTO)
  • Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management(3PRM)
  • Delivering Learning and Development Activities (3DLA)

The course will consist of an exploration of these topics as well as providing a significant skills development component.

Pattern of Study: The course will require you to attend one evening per week plus a study block lasting one full day (usually end of January/early February).

Entry guidelines

Specific requirements There are no formal entry requirements, but you will be required to attend an interview before enrolment and complete an initial assessment exercise. Communication Skills - Ability to communicate fluently (verbally and in text). Ability to work as part of a team. Literacy - A good understanding of the written word and an ability to analyse information. Numeracy - Ability to cope with four applications of number.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Assessment Method

There will be a programme of assignments, exercises, presentations and observed practical activity within the various modules. In addition to these you will be required to produce a Portfolio.

Additional Information

In addition to the college course fees students will also need to join the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and pay the appropriate membership fee direct to CIPD. Students will also need to attend a day study block. Individually arranged tutorials take place on a rota basis on Thursdays between 17.00-18.00 hours.

Where can I progress to?

The qualification is widely recognised in the personnel field and offers progression to CIPD Intermediate Certificate Level 5 on successful completion of the CIPD Certificate Level 3 qualification.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 05th Sep 2017 - Ends 26th Jun 2018 Ref D018J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1250.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course. If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays
  • Starts 04th Sep 2018 - Ends 25th Jun 2019 Ref D018K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1250.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2017-18. Course fees for 2018-19 will be confirmed in due course.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm (all year round) and Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-6.30pm (term time only).