Qualification

CIPD Foundation Diploma, Level 3 (Part 2) (Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5)

Duration

24 week

Starts

01 Oct 2019
(Multiple Dates)

Mode of Study

  • Distance Learning
  • Training for Business

Fees

£627

Interests

  • Business & Management

Why take this course?

A career in human resources has a high potential to take you places, and these courses are a great way to develop your skills and career prospects. Completion of one of these qualifications will provide you with the required knowledge element for Associate Professional Level CIPD membership, and is an ideal opportunity for supporting continuing professional development. This is the second part of the Foundation Diploma in HR Practice – accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) – and will build on what you have learned on the previous course.

Learners must demonstrate to CIPD directly, that they have relevant experience and can apply for a membership assessment to assess their workplace activities and behaviours. If successful in this process, you will qualify for the new Associate professional level of CIPD membership. This is the second part of the Foundation Diploma in HR Practice – accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) – and will build on what you have learned on the previous course.

The CIPD: Foundation Diploma in Human Resource Practice (Level 3) courses are offered in 2 parts to ensure accessibility for self-financing students. It is offered as follows:

Diploma (Part 1): 16 credits
Diploma (Part 2): 21 credits

NB: Part 1 must be completed before Part 2

Study Option: Blended Learning (combination of distance learning in partnership with ICS Educate with certain taught components).

What you will experience

You will learn the fundamentals of HR practice and build a firm foundation on which to base a successful career in human resources.To achieve the CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice, you need a total of 37 credits, 16 from part 1 and a further 21 from Part 2 including the following units:

  • Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management* (6 credits)
  • Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations (6 credits)
  • Delivering Learning and Development Activities* (6 credits)
  • Supporting Change within Organisations (3 credits)

NB * Mandatory attendance at workshops is required for these units.

Assessment will take the form of:

  • Personal Development Plans
  • Portfolios
  • Case Studies
  • Skills assignments with written tasks

The start date listed in the ‘Availability’ section refers to the date of course cohort. Course materials and information on dates for submission of work for the part 2 are posted directly to the student following the course commencement date, there is no induction evening with the part 2. Workshops are offered within the course term, and students will be given advice on these at the booking stage. Should a student miss a workshop, they can pick it up within the next offering, as Workshops are generally made available every four months.