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CIPD Award In Human Resources Practice


CIPD Level 3 Foundation

The CIPD Foundation Qualifications on offer at Oakwood are the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Human Resource Practice and the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Learning & Development. 

The CIPD Level 3 Award in Human Resources Practice qualification provides a firm foundation in all areas of HR. It will help students develop essential HR skills and gives them the confidence and knowledge to work more effectively, adding value to their HR function and their organisation. The programme will challenge your thinking in different ways and will give you a practical but strategic focus that will undoubtedly raise your profile.

The Diploma Qualification is delivered in 3 modules each of 1 week’s duration. There is a period of around 5/6 weeks between each module. This allows the student to return to their workplace, review their learning and complete the required assignments. Oakwood also maintains regular contact with the sponsoring client to advise on the progress of each student. Students will normally complete their Diploma qualification within 6 to 8 months (or sooner). 

The qualifications are designed to cover all the practical skills required by proficient and effective HR or L&D Specialists, Officers, Administrators, Advisors, etc.

No formal educational qualifications are needed but you should currently be working within an HR or Training role. The programmes are delivered in English so you should be reasonably fluent in both written and spoken English, and possess a good level of IT skills. 

What is the CIPD?

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the professional body for all those involved in the management and development of people. Currently there are more than 145,000 individual members, and achieving a qualification from the CIPD is now seen as a fundamental requirement for professionals in the fields of HR or L&D. Many organisations now view the CIPD Foundation Programmes as the “International HR Passport”.

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