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CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development

ICS Learn
Course summary
18 months
2,900 GBP
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

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ICS Learn's CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Learning & Development is the most comprehensive Intermediate L&D course.

It's ideal if you're looking to progress to an L&D management position or formalise and build on your existing L&D management skills. It's also the best way to continue your professional development if you've studied L&D at Foundation level.

By studying L&D with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development(CIPD), the largest professional HR and Development body in Europe, you'll be developing your own skills and career while you learn to do the same for others.

The course is real-world focused, giving you skills you'll be able to use at work from day one. You'll learn to understand Learning and Development within the context of the entire organisation, and how to use metrics to build business cases for L&D.

You'll be able to managing the L&D function within your company, implement coaching and mentoring for both individuals and groups, and improve the leadership skills of those in senior roles.

Once you've completed your course, you'll automatically become an Associate Member of the CIPD.

ICS Learn CIPD pass rate is 96%

*Pass rate based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.

Suitability - Who should attend?

You don't need any prior experience or qualifications to take this Intermediate L&D level course. If you have experience in HR or L&D, this will be beneficial, but it's not essential.

You should be proficient in English and have access to email and the Internet.

CIPD Intermediate qualifications are ideal if you want to:

  • Develop your existing L&D skills
  • Maintain your CIPD membership
  • Achieve a more senior L&D role within your business or organisation
  • Be seen to be a professional L&D expert with a broad range of skills and knowledge

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A Level 5 qualification in Learning & Development from the leading professional body in the field ensures you'll be able to excel in any L&D or training management role.

Jobs you could enter or progress in with this level of study include:

  • L&D Analyst
  • L&D Manager
  • L&D Advisor
  • L&D Business Partner
  • Recruitment Manager

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

On the CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Learning & Development, you'll study 7 units which total 42 credits. They are:

  • Developing Professional Practice - (6 credits)
  • Understanding the Context of L&D - (6 credits)
  • Using Information Metrics and Developing Business Cases for L&D - (6 credits)
  • Implementing Coaching and Mentoring - (6 credits)
  • Facilitating Collective and Social Learning - (6 credits)
  • Developing Leadership and Management Skills - (6 credits)
  • Managing the L&D Business Function - (6 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.

Continuing Studies

Once you've completed CIPD Level 5 course, you could potentially progress to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Development, which is equivalent to a postgraduate degree. This would allow you to become a Chartered Member of CIPD once you have the relevant experience.

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