Level 5, Part Time

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This qualification will give you a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals and enable you to develop effective analytical and problem solving skills.

Course details

This course is intended for people who are seeking to develop a career in HR management and development OR are working in the field of HR management and development and need to extend their knowledge and skills. Some candidates may have responsibilities for implementing HR policies and strategies and would find it relevant to understand the role of HR in the wider organisational and environmental context. The course consists of the following modules:

  • Developing Professional Practice (5DPP)
  • Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources (5BIC)
  • Using Information in Human Resources (5IHR)
  • Resource and Talent Planning (5RTP)
  • Employee Engaging (5EEG)
  • Meeting Organisational Development Needs (5NDM)
  • Developing Coaching and Mentoring within Organisations (5DCM)

The course will consist of an exploration of these topics and will include a degree of research skills.

Pattern of Study: The course will require you to attend one evening per week plus a study block lasting one full day (planned for March/April).

Entry guidelines

At least a level 3 / 4 qualification in HR or Management, or an unrelated degree is required. It is essential 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 and presentations 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, you will also need to join the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and pay the appropriate membership fee direct to CIPD. Students will need to attend a 1 day study block. Individually arranged tutorials take place on a rota basis on the appropriate evening 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 Advanced level qualifications.

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When does this course run?

  • Starts 04th Sep 2017 - Ends 25th Jun 2018 Ref D059J001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1300.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    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).

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Monday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays
  • Starts 06th Sep 2017 - Ends 25th Jun 2018 Ref D059J002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1300.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

    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).

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays
  • Starts 03rd Sep 2018 - Ends 24th Jun 2019 Ref D059K001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1300.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

  • Starts 05th Sep 2018 - Ends 24th Jun 2019 Ref D059K002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1300.00

    Please note, there are no discounts for this 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).