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CIPD Intermediate Certificate and Diploma* in Human Resource Management (Level 5)

Course Code: EC674/EC677

UK Price: Diploma: £1,960.00 / Certificate £1,450.00

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Overview

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.

What Will I Study?

With CIPD approval the college intends to offer the following modules:

Diploma

Core Units

  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
  • Using Information in Human Resources
  • Managing and Co-ordinating the Human Resources Function

 

Compulsory option units

  • Resourcing and Talent Planning
  • Reward Management
  • Employment Law
  • Contemporary Developments in Human Resource Development

 

Certificate

Core Units

  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
  • Using Information in Human Resources

 

Compulsory option units

  • Contemporary Developments in Human Resource Development
  • Reward Management
  • Employment Law

 

 

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.

Entry Requirements

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.

How will I be assessed

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.

Financial Support

There is no financial support for this course. Request an application pack by telephoning on 01254 292500 or by emailing us at business@blackburn.ac.uk

Progression

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.

Qualification Achieved

CIPD Intermediate Certificate OR Diploma in Human Resources Practice (Level 5).

Other Information

How much does it cost?

  • Diploma: £1,960.00
  • Certificate: £1,450.00

(The certificate does not include modules: Resource & Talent Planning or Managing & Coordinating in the HR Function).

In addition you will be required to pay direct to the CIPD a joining and annual subscription fee (approx. £200). In addition students are advised to put aside approximately £200 per year for text books).

 

Course dates

 

Diploma: Tuesdays 16th September 2014 – 16th June 2015 (1.00pm – 9.00pm)
Certificate: Tuesdays 16th September 2014 – 16th June 2015 (5.00pm – 9.00pm)

(The certificate does not include modules: Resource & Talent Planning or Managing & Coordinating in the HR Function).

NEW STUDENTS:  The first stage in the application process is to send in your up-to-date CV to business@blackburn.ac.uk for the attention of Janine Smith & Laura Crompton.  The tutor will then assess your CV, have an informal chat with you over the telephone and then he will confirm your acceptance onto the course.  Following this acceptance you will then receive booking forms via your preferred contact method (current students do not need to re-submit a CV).

 

To find out more and to book

Email The Training People at Blackburn College or call us on 01254 292500.

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