What is the the CIPD Level 5 Certificate qualification?
Don’t stop developing your HR career. The CIPD Level 5 Certificate will build your existing HR knowledge with a deeper understanding of the HR function and the challenges and skills you’ll face within the HR industry.
This course is aimed at those with some HR experience looking to develop to management level
What qualification will I get?
CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management
How long will it take?
Typically 11 months
Why should I choose Avado?
When you study with us you get more than just a qualification. We’ll support you every step of the way to make sure you develop real skills with real impact on your career.
Here are some the reasons we’re the best for CIPD
CIPD Enterprises’ only official online learning partner
With CIPD’s expertise in HR and L&D we’re equipped to help you achieve your qualification
A course should be more than a textbook – learn from videos, infographics, interactive quizzes, and more all developed with experts straight from CIPD
Great teaching. Guaranteed.
We believe who you learn with makes all the difference; that’s why we hand-pick the best tutors who are available to support you whenever you need them.
Study anytime, anywhere
Fit studying into your busy day with bite-sized activities built for mobile. And structured milestones to help you learn at your own pace while remaining on track.
What is included?
No one likes having to pay a surprise bill. That’s why we include everything we can in cost of your course:
- 24-hour access to your online campus
- Regular online live classes with your tutor and classmates
- Dedicated tutor and community team to support you throughout the course
The only additional cost is your CIPD membership, which you pay directly to the CIPD.
What will I need to start?
This is a course for experienced HR professionals, so you will need previous formal qualifications to get started.
- Some HR experience with an interest in developing to management level
- Basic computer skills and access to a phone/tablet/laptop with internet
- A solid grasp of the English language (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent if English is not your first language)
- You must be over the age of 18 or have a third-party payee for any financial agreement
- A CIPD Foundation qualification or a relevant Level 3 (or higher) qualification
What career options does the CIPD Level 5 Certificate open up?
The skills you’ll learn on this course will get you ready to take on senior Human Resources roles
You’ll also be eligible for Associate Membership of the CIPD.
With this qualification you will be eligible for HR roles such as:
Once you have your Level 5 qualification you can progress further with the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate qualifications in L&D and develop you learning and development practice further
*Average UK salary data from Totaljobs Salary Checker, April 2017
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 140,000+ members, CIPD qualifications are international recognised and will help you build your career and enhance your professionalism.
CIPD Enterprises have exclusively partnered with Avado, to offer a range of HR courses online.
What will I learn?
Here are the 6 units you’ll cover, and what you’ll be able to do by the end of each one:
Unit 1: Developing professional practice
Review how to be an effective and efficient HR professional. Understand how to apply CPD techniques to construct, implement and review a personal development plan.
Unit 2: Business issues and the context of HR
Understand key business issues and main external factors affecting different organisations and the impact on HR. Review how organisational and HR strategies and practices are shaped and developed. Know how to identify and respond to changes in the business environment.
Unit 3: Resourcing and talent planning
Understand key labour market trends and their significance for workforce planning. Learn how to undertake talent planning and recruitment activities and how to maximise employee retention. Manage dismissal, redundancy and retirement effectively and lawfully
Unit 4: Using information in HR
Understand the research process and different research approaches. Know how to conduct a critical review of information sources in an area of HR/business practice and analyse the findings, draw meaningful conclusions and evaluate options for change. Learn how to deliver clear, business-focused reports on an HR issue.
Unit 5: Managing and coordinating the Human Resources function
Review the purpose and key objectives of the HR function in organisations. Understand how HR objectives are delivered in different organisations and how the HR function can be evaluated in terms of value added and organisation performance. And finally understand the relationship between organisational performance and effective HR management and development.
Unit 6: Employment law
Understand the purpose of employment regulation and the way it is enforced in practice. Know lawfully how to manage recruitment and selection activities, how to manage change and reorganisation, how to manage issues relating to pay and working time and how to manage performance and disciplinary matters. Finally learn how to ensure that staff are treated lawfully when they are at work.
How will I be assessed?
Each unit will take around 4-6 weeks to complete. At the end of each unit you will need to submit an assessment online which will be marked by your tutor. Each assessment will be tailored to the content of the unit.
Flexible learning deserves flexible payments.
Your company can fund your course
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“AVADO is the perfect place for an individual who wishes to pursue CIPD. The Virtual Learning Campus (VLC) is user friendly and can be navigated by anyone. The tutor support and student success team were also both excellent.”
Kevin Rodrigues, HR Level 5 Diploma
“The support I received from AVADO and my peers on the course was incredible.
My tutor, was also really helpful throughout. From start-to-finish he was always there to get me through – something that came as a wonderful and welcome surprise for an online course!”
Regaynor Johal, HR Level 5 Certificate