Human Resources Management CIPD Level 5 Certificate (Tuesdays)
The CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resources Management will provide you with the perfect platform to further develop your HR career, and will give you the knowledge needed to work towards professional membership of the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development). This professional qualification will introduce you to specialist areas within HR, and will enable you to gain associate CIPD membership on completion.
This qualification is suitable for you if you're currently working in the field of HR management and wish to extend your knowledge and skills in order to develop your career. You may be looking to work towards a professional level of membership to gain credibility and recognition. The ideal candidate will typically have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies and have a need to become more business savvy in developing organisational insight into the wider business context and environment. You will be working in Human Resources or line management. A reference will be required.
During the course you will study the following topics:
- Developing Professional Practice
- Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
- Using Information in Human Resources
- Employment Law
- Developing Leadership and Management Skills
- Reward Management.
As a Student or Associate member of the CIPD you will be invited to attend CIPD branch meetings, conferences and other events for your continuous professional development. Successful completion and certification will automatically provide you with Associate membership. You will need to continue your CIPD membership to maintain Associate membership.
You will be assessed through written assignments; for example report writing, business presentations and professional discussion.
Further study and career options
On successful completion of this course you can progress to the Level 7 course currently offered at the University of Bedfordshire, as well as other establishments.
You will be required to join the CIPD. Membership is on an annual basis and there is a one-off joining fee (currently £40) and membership fee (student currently £90 per annum). You will also require access to up-to-date subject specific information and CIPD course books are recommended. Some books will be available as e-books and also in the Learning Resource Centre.