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The CIPD Level 5 Diploma is designed for those who have some experience in human resources and wish to build a career in people management.
During this course, you will build a stronger understanding of how to manage and develop the people management function within your organisation.
You will gain the skills needed to evaluate contemporary theories and models and apply them strategically to enhance the performance of any organisation you work for. You will have an understanding of the external environment in which your company is operating and how this compares to other sectors of the economy.
Our academic and practical experience in delivering the CIPD Level 5 Diploma and modules will provide you with a clear progression pathway within any people management role.
The CIPD Level 5 qualifications are internationally recognised and equivalent to undergraduate degree level. Gaining a CIPD Level 5 Diploma in People Management means that you will be able to upgrade to CIPD Associate Membership and use ‘Assoc CIPD’ on your CV and LinkedIn profile.
In order to qualify to study the CIPD HR Level 5 Associate Diploma course, you must have at least one of the following:
If English is your second language, we recommend that you have achieved one of the following (or an equivalent):
IELTS: 6.0 overall score with a minimum of 5.5 in each category
TOEFL: 79 overall score with a minimum of 17 in each category
Cambridge: Grade C or above
However, this is not mandatory and we are happy to review your case on an individual basis.
You will be expected to complete a written assignment, up to 4,000 words, at the end of each module that you study, allowing you to demonstrate your newly acquired knowledge and skills, which you have mastered during the modules.
Your assignments will then be be submitted online and marked by our assessors, while moderated by CIPD.
Once you have successfully passed your assignments, you will then be awarded your new CIPD qualification. Along with that, you will also be able to progress to the next level and begin your Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management.
You will study the 3 core and 3 specialist modules, along with 1 optional module of your choice during this course.
This module examines the connections between organisational structure and the workplace in a business context. It also considers the factors and trends that may impact business strategy and workforce planning, whilst recognising the influence of culture, employee wellbeing and behaviour in delivering change and organisational performance.
The aim of this module is to help you understand the importance of capturing quantitative and qualitative evidence, in order to gain insight and evaluate critical information. The module focuses on analysing evidence to improve decision-making and learn how measuring the impact of people practice is essential in creating value.
In this module you will learn how applying key professional behaviours including ethical practice, courage and inclusivity can build positive working relationships and support employee participation and well-being. It considers how developing and mastering new professional behaviours and practice can impact performance.
This module focuses on looking at the key practices and tools that manage and build employee relationships, to ultimately create better working lives and leverage organisational performance.
The focus of this module is to examine both internal and external business factors and how they influence reward strategies and policies, the financial drivers of the organisation and the impact of reward costs. It also considers the importance of the role of people practice in supporting managers to make professional reward judgments and the impact of rewarding performance.
This module is designed to help People Management practitioners to understand people practice from an international perspective. It concentrates on the challenges, considerations and importance of people practice in an international context. You will learn about the importance of people practice and the process and benefits of managing expatriates.