CIPD Level 3 - Diploma in Human Resources Practice

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Course introduction

The CIPD Level 3 - Diploma in Human Resource Practice Diploma offers the latest in HR management principles and equips you with practical skills and knowledge of the processes and strategies involved in successful human capital management and development. It will prepare you for a support-level role in any HR department. You will learn the fundamentals of HR Practice and build a firm on which to base a successful career in human resources. You will look at the role of human resources in business and learn to assess skills and knowledge and create skill sets that strengthen the workforce. Once completed, the Diploma in Human Resource Practice will provide you with the knowledge you need to continue on to Intermediate and Advanced level CIPD courses and to apply for Associate level membership with CIPD.

Course Benefits

The aim of the course is to enable HR practitioners to:

  1. Develop as a practitioner giving you a broad understanding of HR issues relating to individual, team and organisational development.
  2. Understand how HR activities support an organisation's strategy and assist the achievement of business objectives and how they are shaped by internal and external factors.

Course Pre-Requisites

There are no formal entry qualifications required. The CIPD Level 3 Diploma in HR Practice is open to anyone. However, an appropriate level of knowledge and skills in numeracy and literacy, together with some experience in HR, or a related field will be advantageous.

Target Audience

The Diploma is ideal to candidates who:

  • Are new to HR.
  • Are interested in a move into HR.
  • Are working in HR in a support role and wish to develop your knowledge and skills.
  • Are line managers who are involved in HR and those who have responsibility for HR activities and decisions within an organisation without a specialist function.
  • Work in HR but do not have sufficient qualifications to undertake CIPD intermediate or advanced level qualifications.

Course Outline

The Diploma is a foundation level qualification, which is designed to reflect the CIPD HR Profession Map and the new professional membership criteria. You will learn through a combination of taught sessions, activities based on case studies and through private study.

Assessment is through assignment work.

To achieve the CIPD Diploma in HR Practice, you need a total of 37 credits, which you will gain by completing all of the following units.

Module Credits
Developing Yourself as an Effective HR/L&D Practitioner 4
Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resource 4
Recording, Analysing and Using HR Information 2
Resourcing Talent 6
Supporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations 6
Supporting Good Practice in Performance and Reward Management 6
Identifying Learning and Development Needs 3
Evaluating Learning and Development Activities 3
Contributing to the Process of Job Analysis 3

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