The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the awarding body of this Intermediate Certificate and Diploma, has developed the range of HR Professional qualifications it awards, following extensive consultation with industry to ensure that their programmes are completely up-to-date and relevant to the HR practitioner.
This programme, set at Level 5 (equivalent to the second year or an honours degree level) is designed to give an all round grounding in the main skills and knowledge used by line managers and human resources practitioners when managing employees and dealing with the associated human resource management problems.& The emphasis is on thinking managerially and how HR practice contributes to success of organisational practice.
With CIPD approval the college intends to offer the following modules:
Compulsory option units
How will the programme be delivered?
The programme will be held at the University Centre on the main campus in Blackburn. The Diploma programme will on one afternoon and one evening per week. & The Certificate programme will be offered one evening per week starting at 5.30pm. You will study alongside the Diploma structure and undertake the same assessments.
In addition, for both the Diploma and Certificate streams there will be an extra study period to complete one unit and this will be spread over two periods, provisionally on a Friday and Saturday. The date will be early in the course and the tutor will notify you of these at the start of the course.
This course, set at Level 5 (second year degree level) is designed to give an all round grounding in the main skills and knowledge used by line managers and human resources practitioners when managing employees and dealing with the associated human resource management problems.
A range of assessment methods will be used such as assignments, group work, timed assessments, role play, assignments and case studies. In many of the assessments you will be required to use your own workplace as a case study.
Once you have successfully completed the course you may consider undertaking the CIPD Level 7 Diploma in Human Resources Management or Development. The course team will adivse you on the suitability of this course in terms of meeting your personal learning needs.