L3 Certificate in Human Resources Practice

CIPD is Europe’s largest HR Development Professional Body with over 135,000 members and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within Organisations. CIPD’s aim is to drive sustained Organisational Performance through HR; shaping thinking, leading practice and building capability through the profession.

  • Course Information
    • Course Code
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    • Price
    • Attendance Pattern
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Part Time
    • Age Group
      Adults (19+)
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  • Overview

    This qualification is intended for:

    • Anyone working at the level of HR assistant/officer.
    • Someone aspiring to a career in HR.
    • Managers or owners of small businesses responsible for HR activities.

    The Certificate in Human Resource Practice consists of three Core units and additional units set by our CIPD team:

    Core units:

    • Developing yourself as an effective HR or L&D practitioner.
    • Understanding organisations and the role of Human Resources
    • Recording, analysing and using HR information

    Additional units:

    • Resourcing talent
    • Supporting change in organisations
    • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management
    • Supporting individual learning through coaching and mentoring

    A total of 280 learning hours is required to successfully complete the course, of which 140 hours should be independent learning. On average it will take 10 months to complete the qualification.

  • Entry Requirements

    All applicants must have Grade A*-C/9-4 GCSE English or an equivalent qualification and undertake a short telephone interview.

    Learners will also need to become a member of The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and will need to pay the annual CIPD membership fee, currently £138 (price correct Jan 2020).

  • Progression Pathway

    On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate by the CIPD.

    Progression will be determined by your job role.

  • National Careers Service

    For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.

  • Delivery Method

    This course is currently delivered through blended learning. This means a mix of online delivery and a small amount of classroom-based lessons, with social distancing measures in place. This is under regular review and any changes will be updated here.