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L3 CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice Level 3 | Foundation Certificate in People Practice

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The CIPD Level 3 Certificate in People Practice is a Foundation-level, professional qualification with CIPD, the awarding body. This has been developed in collaboration with a wide range of experts working at the heart of the profession. It sets the international standard for the people profession and provides a strong foundation to give people professionals the confidence and capabilities to guide their decision-making, actions and behaviours.

The primary purpose of this qualification is to develop candidate's knowledge and skills to build their expertise, inspiring them to undertake tactical tasks that deliver value. This qualification is suitable for those wishing to pursue a career in HR or individuals wishing to develop their career within HR. Candidate’s will build their confidence and knowledge aimed at being able to contribute to immediate colleagues, customers and the organisation; supporting change and driving impact, to create immediate and short-term value. They will gather information to use in their role and use this to understand their work, organisation and profession more deeply.

Funding and Financial Support Options
This course may have a variety of funding options available to you including:

  • Learner Loan Options
  • Regional Entitlements

For more information on these and other financial support options including payment plans, please visit our Money Management Service area or email [email protected].  

How will I learn?

You will learn through a combination of taught sessions, activities based on case studies and via private study. Assessment is through written assignments, group and individual presentations and providing written answers to questions. Classes will be delivered through a blended approach with a mixture of classroom at Filton and live classroom sessions at college and on Microsoft Teams.

You will study towards the following units as part of the level 3 Foundation Certificate:

  • 3CO01 Business, Culture, and Change in Context
  • 3CO02 Principles of Analytics 
  • 3CO03 Core Behaviours for People and Professionals
  • 3CO04 Essentials for People Practice

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Entry Requirements

This qualification is designed for learners aged 18+ who want to learn about people practice. You will need to have a good level of Maths and English. Although there are no formal entry requirements, it is expected that candidates conduct their own diagnostics to ensure that this qualification is appropriate. 

You are required to join the CIPD as a student member at the beginning of the course and remain in membership throughout the course. CIPD Membership fees are paid directly to the CIPD and are not included within the course subscription fees, for more information please visit www.cipd.co.uk/membership/grades/student.  

Additional Information

For more information about this course please email [email protected].

Please be aware that some courses have fees that are payable on enrolment. More information on if this course has a fee can be found in the Availability section below.  

If you require financial support including payment plans, bursaries and advanced learner loans please visit the Money Management Service section of the website.

For more information on fees please view our Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy and our Applications, Admissions and Enrolment Policy and Procedures.

This course offers simpler and safer online enrolment requests, which means in a matter of minutes you can submit an enrolment request to us. However please be aware that upon submitting your enrolment form you are not guaranteed to be accepted. A number of our courses require assessments, qualification checks or simply a conversation with you before we can confirm your enrolment.

Within 24 hours of enrolment submission you will receive an automated email notification with information on what happens next. Please add [email protected] to your safe sender list. Most email providers allow you to do this withing settings/options. For full instructions simply use your chosen search engine to find instructions on how to make emails as safe.

Dates and Enrolment for this course

Course information last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021 @ 8.30am (1 day ago)

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AvailabilityCourses start at various times throughout the year. If you can't see a suitable date, please contact our
Customer experience team 0800 0567 253.

22nd Feb 2022 - 7th Feb 2023
22nd Feb 2022 - 7th Feb 2023
Filton CampusTuesday,
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Filton Campus

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