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CIPD Level 5 intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Level 5


The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is the professional body for those involved in the management and development of Learners. This is a one year course of one evening per week. Delivered on a workshop basis, this is ideal for those currently working in HR but who need to develop and extend their knowledge and skills.


Duration: 32
Hours per Week: 0
Total Hours: 0
Day(s): Wednesday
Start Time: 00:00
End Time: 00:00

Additional Information

During your course you may be required to purchase course text books and incur additional costs for printing, photocopying and binding. The overall additional costs incurred to support your studies may be in the region of £250 per year.

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Course Content

The CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management provides the perfect platform to further develop your HR career at management level. It will help you develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and will increase your understanding of external factors that impact on HR and organisations. You will study a range of units including the core units: • Business Issues and the Context of HR; • Developing Professional Practice; and • Using Information in HR. There are also optional units that include: • Managing and Co-ordinating the Human Resource Function. • Resourcing and Talent Planning and Employment Law. • Whilst building expertise in your chosen HR specialist subjects, you will also develop your planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Assessment Method

The CIPD National Assessment Bank assessments are used to test knowledge, understanding and application of learning for each module. The formats for all assessments are written reports and presentations.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification is suitable for you if you are currently working in the field of HR management and wish to extend your knowledge and skills in order to develop your career. CIPD's intermediate level qualifications are ideal for those aspiring to become effective HR practitioners. Successful Learners achieve Associate Membership of the CIPD.

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Entry Requirements

Four GCSE passes including English and Maths and one A Level or equivalent approved qualification at Level 3 including approved Access course. Evidence of ability to undertake the programme through the accreditation of prior experiential learning in a Human Resource role. An Interview is required prior to entry onto this course. International students must meet the general entrance requirements for admission to any College First Degree, Foundation Degree or Higher National Diploma. English language requirements for international applicants is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE – Pass at Level 3 also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Further Information

Students are required to: / Comply with College Policies and procedures, rules and regulations (available in your Student Diary/Higher Education Handbook, on-line: and on the College VLE). / Submit all coursework and assessments by specified dates, coursework submitted without consent after the deadline shall not normally be accepted. / Pass* all modules in each year of study in order to proceed to the next year of the programme. / The minimum overall pass* mark of 40% is required to be achieved in all modules.

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Course Costs

Total Fee £0.00
Reduced Fee £0.00

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