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CIPD Human Resource Management Intermediate Certificate D059


How do I apply?

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Application Form to be returned to Student Services

How long does the course last?

1 year, part-time


This is a level 5 course.

Course outline

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.

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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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.

When does this course run?

Starting 4th Sep 17

Ends 25th Jun 18

Ref: D059J001


Fee : £1300.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Monday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

Starting 6th Sep 17

Ends 25th Jun 18

Ref: D059J002


Fee : £1300.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Planned Timetable
Day Times Campus
Wednesday 18:00 — 21:00 12 Quays

Starting 3rd Sep 18

Ends 24th Jun 19

Ref: D059K001


Fee : £1300.00

Please note, there are no discounts for this course.

Starting 5th Sep 18

Ends 24th Jun 19

Ref: D059K002


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 in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

This information was current on 18th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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