Adults (19+). This course is ideal if you are just starting out in the field of HR or currently working in an HR support role and want to get your first professional qualification. It can also be useful for supervisors and managers with responsibility for human resources looking to develop their understanding and be more effective in the workplace. The certificate covers the essentials employers are looking for and leads to professional membership of the CIPD on successful completion.
|Qualification name||Certificate in Human Resources Practice|
|Awarding organisation||Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||8th September 2022|
|Cost description||Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of the course fees. Learners will also need become a member of The CIPD (see below for current fees).|
All applicants must have Grade A*-C/9-4 GCSE English or an equivalent qualification and will undertake a short telephone interview.
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
You will learn through a combination of classroom-based study and independent self-study. A total of 280 learning hours is required to successfully complete the course, of which 140 hours should be independent learning. You will learn by completing assignments and participating in simulated human resources activities.
In addition to the course fee, 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).
You will be assessed via a range of methods including written assignments (business reports, work-based projects and reflective statements) presentations, role plays, simulated activities. You will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and understanding.
On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a certificate by the CIPD. You could move up to CIPD Level 5 Certificate/Diploma in Human Resource Management which on successful completion may improve your long-term job prospects and earning potential.