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Entry Requirements

Learners should have worked or be working in HR, they should also have a Level 3 CIPD

Who is the course for

This course is for those who have completed the Level 3 Foundation course, Certificate in Human Resource Practice or has substantial experience as an HR generalist. The Level 5 course gives you the opportunity to further develop your professional HR knowledge and behaviours to operate at a more strategic managerial level within the organisation. As well as providing you with deeper strategic insights into how HR can add value you will develop your critical thinking and behaviours to aid you to becoming a credible role model.

Course Content

  • Business Issues and the Context of Human Resources
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Using Information in HR
  • Resource and Talent Planning
  • Employment Law
  • Improving Organisational Performance.

Study Methods

Presentations, case studies, role play, group discussions.

How is the course assessed

A written assignment for each module has to be submitted for assessment.

Where next - Further Studies

Students can go on to complete the Advanced Level 7 qualification.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employers seek applicants who hold a CIPD professional qualifications when recruiting and these qualifications are recognised not only in the UK but abroad.

More Information

  • Students are required to become members of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development within one month of enrolment at the cost of approx. £138 which may be paid in instalments

  • For further information, please contact Sheila McCarthy on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 01 June 2020

How to Apply

This course requires an informal telephone interview. Please click the orange button below to fill out the application form with your details and we will be in touch to arrange a time to contact you.

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