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CIPD Human Resources Courses

We are one of CIPD’s approved providers for online qualifications 

  • Ideal for anyone wanting to start or progress a career in HR 
  • Leads to roles like Human Resources Manager 

Open up new opportunities with an online HR course 

Whether you’re just getting started in Human Resources or are looking to take the next step in your career, a CIPD qualification is the perfect way to gain the skills you need. Our learning is flexible and engaging, guided by a dedicated subject specialist tutor and done in groups to help keep you motivated as you progress.

Wherever you’re at right now, we’ve got a course that will fit your level and your schedule.

CIPD has chosen us as one of their approved providers of online qualifications. When you study a CIPD course with us, you get tons of content from our subject-matter experts that you won’t find anywhere else. 

Which online HR courses can you study? 

You want a course that’s the right fit for you. That’s why you can choose to study either the Certificate or Diploma qualifications.  

CIPD Level 3 Certificate in People Practice

A Certificate is the perfect foot in the door for an HR or L&D career. You’ll learn the essential basic skills you’ll to be eligible for an entry-level position like an HR Assistant or Administrator. 

Topics include: 

  • Business, culture and change in context 
  • Principles of analytics 
  • Core behaviours for people professionals 
  • Essentials of people practice 

For experienced learners 

CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

If you’ve finished your Certificate or have more experience working in HR, this Diploma is for you. Study more advanced subjects perfect for roles with more responsibilitylike HR Analyst or Advisor. 

Topics include: 

  • Organisational performance and culture in practice
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Professional behaviours and valuing people 
  • Employment relationship management 
  • Talent management and workforce planning
  • Reward for performance and contribution  

What is HR? 

The “human resources (HR) department manages the workforce of an organisation. Their responsibilities vary depending on the company, but often include: 

  • Keeping employee records 
  • Administering employee benefits 
  • Recruitment 
  • Addressing employee complaints and disputes 

Essentially, their job is to make sure the company and everyone in it are working at their best. 

Why study HR online? 

Studying online lets you fit studying around your schedule without having to commit to regular visits to a classroomWhether you’re working full-time or have family commitments, you won’t need to worry about finding time to learn. 

Our award-winning campus breaks down your course into manageable weekly plans. Each activity has a time estimate, so you know how much work you’ll be able to fit in to each study session. 

Want to learn on the go? No problem. Our campus is designed to work on mobile and tablet, as well as desktop. So wherever you are, you’re always in the right place to study. 

Who are the CIPD? 

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is the professional body for HR and people development, with a worldwide community of around 140,000 members. 

You can be confident you’re getting the best HR qualification available: CIPD qualifications are internationally respected by employers, and are designed by industry leading experts to include all the latest thinking and ideas. 

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CIPD Level 3 & 5 Tutors

Jacqui King

Jacqui has worked with Avado since 2013 and loves helping HR students achieve their goals.

Andy Murphy

Andy has been working with Avado for the last five years and has years of leadership people management experience.

Grant Ward

Grant is a qualified educational professional who's passionate about inspiring others to achieve, unlock their potential and change lives.