Human Resource Management CIPD Intermediate Certificate in

Location Stoke-on-Trent Campus
Duration 1 Year

2019/20 New Entrants, Part Time

  • Home and EU students: £1,700 per year of study
Course start January, September
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This part time study programme leads to the Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Practice awarded by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the recognised professional body of personnel and human resource practitioners. The certificate is a widely recognised professional qualification at level 5. It is aimed at those who:

  • Want to work in human resources and want to study a professional qualification

  • Wish to progress their career by improving their knowledge and skills

  • Aspire to become a professional member of the CIPD

Course outline

This intermediate Human Resource Practice qualification is set at undergraduate level 5 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) and will help to develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of HR modules and practices, increase your understanding of organisations, whilst developing your planning, analytical and problem solving skills. It will also offer you the opportunity to build on your expertise in human resource management. All students need to become a Student Member of the CIPD at the beginning of the course.

Course content

You will study the following modules:

  • Developing professional practice

  • Business issues and the context of human resources

  • Using Information in human resources

  • Improving organisational performance

  • Contemporary developments in employment relations

  • Organisational development

  • Knowledge management

Entry requirements

CIPD Certificate Level 3 or degree in another discipline or experience of working in a human resources environment.

Applicants will be interviewed.

Graduate destinations

Successful completion of the intermediate certificate will allow you to progress on to CIPD advanced programmes.

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