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CIPD Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management - Level 5


About the course

This CIPD Intermediate L5 qualification gives you the opportunity to build on your HR or L&D expertise and gain a professional level of CIPD membership. Set at undergraduate level, this qualification is suitable for you if you are looking to develop a career in HR management or development and want to study a recognised qualification or need to understand the role of HR or L&D in the wider organisational and environmental context.

There are no specified entry requirements. However, individuals need to be satisfied of their ability to study in English at Level 5.

The CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management (QCF) qualification is a total of 44 credits (four core units of 20 credits in total and 14 credits taken from optional units).To achieve the Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management you must successfully complete the following core units (20 credits):- Developing Professional Practice (5DVP)- Business Issues and the Context of Human Resources (5CHR)- Using Information in Human Resources (5UIN)- Managing and Co-ordinating the Human Resources Function (5HRF)You will also need to complete 14 credit-worth of optional units.

The assessments are completed via a combination of methods set by CIPD.

Examples of the typical job roles these qualifications can help you enter or progress in include HR Assistant, Learning and Development Coordinator, HR Coordinator and Trainer. You can also progress your studies further by undertaking the CIPD Advanced Level Qualifications.

Course information

Start date
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05 November 2019

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Course level
Level 4
Course code
Start date
End date
36 Weeks
Lifelong Learning
Class Type
Part Time
Student Type
Adults (19+)

All full-time courses are FREE to UK and EU residents aged 16-18 on 31 August in their first year of study.

If you are aged 19+ and looking to study a Level 3 or above course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.

The Centre for Lifelong Learning

Centre for Lifelong Learning

On the doorstep of Finsbury Park this Centre specialises in adult education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Literacy and Numeracy, IT and Teacher Training.