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CIPD Learning and Development Qualifications

Get qualified with CIPD Enterprises' exclusive online learning partner and get ahead in your career.

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Transform your L&D career with CIPD and AVADO

CIPD is the leading professional accrediting body for HR with over 145,000 members worldwide and offers internationally recognised qualifications. CIPD membership is highly respected and opens up a network of peers, research and content to advance your career.

Award-winning online CIPD courses in L&D

The CIPD is the leading professional accrediting body for HR and Learning and offers you a pathway to getting internationally recognised qualifications in Learning & Development.

CIPD Enterprises has exclusively partnered with AVADO to create inspiring learning experiences that deliver lasting impact and are all about your success.

By gaining your CIPD qualification with us, you will have access to the latest thinking from the experts at the CIPD, delivered entirely online through our award-winning Virtual Learning Campus.

As an L&D professional, you need to stay up to date with the latest thinking and practices in today’s fast-paced world of work. That’s why we have made improvements and updates to our award-winning programmes, working with CIPD experts and taking into account learner feedback.

You can spread the cost of your qualification over 12 monthly payments, interest-free.*

* A representative example for CIPD Foundation Certificate in HR Practice: Loan £1,734.00 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £144.50. The total amount repayable will be £1,875.00 which includes a deposit of £141.00. Click here for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions.

Choose the CIPD L&D qualification that suits you

AVADO offer a range of CIPD courses in L&D at Intermediate level – from individual Awards to the full Diploma qualification. If you need help deciding which course is right for you, enquire now to speak to an expert Course Advisor or click the course you’re most interested in below.

Experience award-winning learning that works

With over 25 years’ experience, 25,000 students and over 1 million hours of learning design under our belts, we’ve developed a unique approach to online training.

Our great tutors, inspiring content and unparalleled support are delivered through our award-winning online campus and will set you up for every success in your career.

That’s why we are CIPD Enterprises’ only official online learning partner. And together we won Best Training Partnership at the Training Journal Awards 2016 and Best Online Distance Learning Programme – Silver at the Learning Technologies Awards 2016.

AVADO provide 3 different lengths of learning & development course, all accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD). As CIPD Enterprises’ only official learning partner, our courses are not only industry-standard but ready to enhance your CV and career with exclusive content developed by CIPD experts. Completed online, with a mixture of live classes, interactive content, tutor feedback and assessments,

We also offer a subscription service to the Future of HR and Learning Hub, which grants you continued access to the best Learning and Development knowledge and news from CIPD experts. Today’s Learning and Development professionals know that continued professional development is necessary for all employees – this includes you too!

What is the CIPD?

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the oldest professional body of its kind. Founded in 1913, the CIPD have since provided industry-leading training, resources and knowledge around Human Resources and Learning and Development. With over 150,000 members, they champion better working by setting professional standards for each sector.

Undertaking research, running conferences, and influencing policy and practice, the institute are widely regarded as one of the best accrediting bodies for Learning and Development professionals. That means our CIPD courses are based on the most up-to-date CIPD research and knowledge. This puts you at a head start when applying for jobs as employers will see that you are already aware of industry-standard knowledge and theory.

AVADO – CIPD Enterprises’ Exclusive Online Learning Partner

As all our courses are accredited by the CIPD, every module has been fine-tuned to meet their expectations. This means that you get the very best learning, whether you study for an Award, Certificate or Diploma.

As we are exclusively partnered with CIPD Enterprises to provide online learning, you can study excellent quality learning materials at your own pace. Whether you want to study an employer-endorsed qualification, or you are looking to study at home, these courses will provide you with the flexibility and support you need to succeed.

Our CIPD courses in L&D use interactive learning activities, live classes, expert tutor support and an award-winning virtual learning environment. Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, they grant you professional learning ready to boost your earning potential and job satisfaction.

What does a Level 5 CIPD course in Learning and Development include?

CIPD Level 5 certification is comparable to degree study. AVADO offer three options, allowing you to cater your CIPD Learning & Development training to your specific requirements:

CIPD Level 5 Award in L&D

The Level 5 CIPD Awards in L&D is tailored towards those who are already working in the industry and want to learn or update a specific skill. To complete the award, you’ll be required to choose one of three modules. These come from the Certificate and Diploma programmes, allowing you advanced study without the need to undertake a long programme. Usually taking around 8 weeks to complete, these are perfect for filling any skill gaps you may have. Choose from:

  • Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions
  • Enhancing Participant Engagement in the Learning Process
  • Using Information Metrics and Developing Business Cases for Learning and Development

CIPD Level 5 Certificate in L&D

The CIPD Level 5 Certificate in L&D is typically completed within 12 months. This is based on you completing the course around current work or lifestyle demands. You will be expected to complete five units, each requiring an end of unit assessment. The units you will be required to study are:

  • Developing professional practice in L&D
  • Understanding the context of L&D
  • Using information, metrics and developing business cases for L&D
  • Evaluating L&D in a knowledge economy
  • Designing and developing digital and blended learning solutions

CIPD Level 5 Diploma in L&D

The CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in L&D takes around 14 months to complete. It is an extension to the certificate programme, so if you have already completed this you will be able to simply “top-up” your qualification with the extra units. The Diploma adds on to the knowledge of the certificate by offering you the choice of two pathways:

CIPD Manager Pathway Units:

  • Developing leadership and management skills
  • Managing the L&D business function

CIPD Professional Pathway Units:

  • Enhancing participant engagement in the learning process
  • Facilitating collective and social learning

Looking for an award winning online CIPD course in Learning and Development you can study at your own pace? Fill in the above form for your free brochure.

Choose the CIPD L&D qualification that suits you

AVADO offer CIPD L&D courses at Intermediate level. If you’re unsure which is the right level for you, enquire now to speak to an expert Course Advisor.

” I’m finding the course content very relevant to what a L&D professional has to know, not only for managing L&D in today’s environment but also to prepare for the future, looking at capabilities and skills that will be required to be fit for business.”

Sophie van den Brand, L&D Level 5

“The course has allowed me to gain a better understanding for how my skills in learning technologies and digital learning can have a direct and positive impact on our strategies as a business and as an L&D team. The course has given me some great tools to use in the persuasion process and has really helped me to become more confident when talking to our leaders about change.”

Ewan Laing, L&D Level 5