Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This CIPD qualification gives you the opportunity to build on your Human Resources and Learning and Development expertise and gain a professional level of CIPD membership. Set at undergraduate level, this qualification is suitable for middle managers looking to develop a career in HR management, and for those who want to study a recognised qualification or need to understand the role of Human Resources and Learning and Development in the wider organisational and environmental context.
Our teachers are currently planning for the safest ways to deliver this course from September. We have been delivering all of our courses online since the outbreak of Coronavirus in March 2020, and we are fully equipped to continue this for as long as is necessary.
We are planning to deliver the course in a mixed format - blending online lessons with face-to-face teaching – as and when we feel that, on the basis of Government advice and our own risk assessments, it is safe to do so. We’ll continue to review our plans and keep you updated on changes as your course progresses.
For this course, our plans for a flexible, mixed format mean that:
Further details will be available in August - if you have already been made an offer, you will receive further information in the lead up to enrolment.
The CIPD Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management (QCF) qualification is a total of 44 credits (four core units of 20 credits in total and 14 credits taken from optional units). To achieve the Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management you must successfully complete the following core units (20 credits):
You will also need to complete 14 credits of optional units.
You will need:
The assessments are completed via a combination of methods set by CIPD.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as Level 7 CIPD qualifications. Previous students have progressed into management roles or have chosen to specialise in areas such as Talent Management or Organisational Change.