CIPD Foundation Certificate (SCQF Level 6)


  • Business & Management

Why take this course?

This course is aimed at new entrants in the role of Human Resource or Learning and Development. Develop skills and knowledge to become an effective practitioner.

This qualification will develop a learners’ knowledge and skills to build their expertise. Learners will build their confidence and knowledge aimed at being able to contribute to immediate colleagues, customers and the organisation; supporting change and driving impact, to create immediate and short-term value.

This can then be applied to the world of work as well as being used as a route to start your journey to CIPD membership at the appropriate level.

What you will experience

The course is a mix is self-development and structured learning. Throughout the course, learners will be supported in their studies with online learning sessions and in-person workshops.

To achieve this qualification, a learner must have satisfied all the assessment criteria for each core unit:

  • Business, culture and change in context
  • Principles of analytics
  • Core behaviours for people professionals
  • Essentials of people practice

The online sessions have been planned for a Wednesday evening between 6pm and 9pm.

The occasional workshops will be on Fridays.

Further details on the dates can be obtained by contacting CIPD@nescol.ac.uk