Accounting & Professional Studies

CIPD Human Resources Practice Certificate (Foundation) (Part-time) - D018

Conway Park Part Time Level 3 Duration 36 weeks

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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
  • A minimum of 4 GCSEs grades 9-4 / A* - C including English Language and mathematics or equivalent Level 2 qualifications.
  • Satisfactory interview/initial assessment.
  • Mature students will be considered on an individual basis dependant on their experience.
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.

You could progress to these Wirral Met courses:

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Starting 1st September 2020 - Ending - 24th June 2021REF D018M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1265.00

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 2020-21.

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