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CIPD Learning & Development Courses

Welcome to CIPD Enterprises’ exclusive partner for online qualifications 

  • Ideal for anyone wanting to start or progress a career in L&D
  • Leads to roles like Learning and Development Manager or Head of L&D

Open up new opportunities with an online L&D course 

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. 


Whether you’re just getting started in Learning and Development or are looking to take the next step in your career, a CIPD qualification is the perfect way to gain the skills you need. Wherever you’re at right now, we’ve got a course that will fit your level and your schedule. 


When you study a CIPD course with us you get lots of content from experts at the CIPD that you won’t find anywhere elseThat’s because CIPD Enterprises chose us as their exclusive partner for online qualifications. 

CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate

CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma

CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Awards

Which online L&D courses can you study? 

You want a course that’s the right fit for you. That’s why you can choose to study Level 5 qualifications as either a certificate or a diploma or single Award units. 

Level 5 L&D courses 
If you’ve finished Level 3 or have more experience working in L&DLevel 5 is for you. Study more advanced subjects perfect for roles with more responsibilitylike L&D Manager or Head of L&D. 

Topics include: 

  • 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 and the Knowledge Economy 
  • Designing and Developing Digital and Blended Learning Solutions 

What’s the difference between a certificate and a diploma? 

The level of your course shows how complex it is: the higher the level, the more advanced the topics you learn about will be. 

The certificate and diploma for a level, the only difference is that the diploma is longer and has a few extra units which allows you to specialise in key areas. This means you get a broader understanding of the world of HR and L&D. 

What is L&D? 

The “Learning and Development (L&D) department manages the training, learning and development initiatives of businesses. They seek to create a culture of continuous learning and growth through programmes that enable organisations to constantly evolve and develop. Their responsibilities vary depending on the company, but often include: 

  • Implement learning strategies 
  • Designing e-learning courses, workshops and plans 
  • Upskilling the workforce 
  • Enhancing employee participant and engagement 

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

Why study L&D 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.