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A career in human resources has the potential to take you places, and our 100% online CIPD Human Resource Practice Diploma course is a great way to develop your skills and career prospects. It's accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the largest human resources and development professional body in Europe.
The Level 3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice will teach you the essential principles of HR and the processes and strategies involved in successful personnel management and development. It'll equip you for a support-level role in any HR department.
You'll learn the fundamentals of HR Practice and build a firm foundation on which to base a successful career in human resources. You'll look at the role of human resources in business, and learn to assess skills and knowledge and create skill sets that strengthen the workforce.
You'll look at data analysis and learn techniques for personnel development and motivation, such as performance-related reward programmes. You'll examine the legal aspects of personnel management, as will effective strategies for successful change management.
Once you've completed the course, you'll automatically become an Associate Member of the CIPD.
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Suitability - Who should attend?
You don't need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation course. However, you must be proficient in English and have access to email and the Internet.
This qualification is perfect if you're new to HR or if you're currently working in a HR support role (such as HR Admin or HR Officer).
CIPD Foundation qualifications are ideal if you:
- Want to gain the essential knowledge and skills required to move into HR
- Are working in an HR support role but don't have a formal HR qualification
- Are a line manager with responsibility for people management and development
- Are looking to become a professional member of the CIPD (Associate Assoc CIPD)
Outcome / Qualification etc.
With a qualification in HR Practice from the leading professional body in the field, you'll be ready to excel in an entry/support-level role in any HR department.
If you're already working in personnel, you'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience and demonstrates your commitment to furthering your career.
Jobs you could hold at this Level include:
- HR Assistant
- HR Coordinator
- HR Administrator
Any CIPD qualification is highly attractive to employers, as it demonstrates both your professional expertise and your commitment to furthering your career.
Plus, once you graduate, you'll automatically become an Associate Member of CIPD, showing that you hold yourself to the highest professional standards.
If you decide to continue your professional development with CIPD, your study and further experience could lead to Chartered status with the Institute, and the potential for lucrative and rewarding senior level roles.
Training Course Content
Structure of the Course
To achieve the CIPD Diploma in HR Practice, you need a total of 37 credits, which you'll gain by completing all of the following units.
- Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources - 4 credits
- Recording, Analysing and Using HR Information - 2 credits
- Resourcing Talent - 6 credits
- Developing Yourself as an Effective HR/L&D Practitioner - 4 credits
- Delivering Learning and Development Activities - 6 credits
- Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management - 6 credits
- Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations - 6 credits
- Supporting Change within Organisations - 3 credits
You can either pay for your course in full or opt for an interest-free payment plan. You'll pay a small deposit and the rest by monthly direct debit. Our plans are flexible, so you can extend the terms or pay your balance off sooner if you choose.
Please note that CIPD's annual Student membership fees are additional to your course fee.
Once you've graduated, you could take your next step with the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate or the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
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