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Part-time CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

Course Name 
Part-time CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People PracticeAvailable for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Wakefield College
Level Level 3
Start Date Various
Duration 1 year
Time of Day Afternoon/Evening
Mode of Study Part time
Awarding Body CIPD
Offering Code CTL3PPR1D000; CTL3PPR1D001; CTL3PPR1E000; CTL3PPR1E001
Course Overview

This course will allow you to gain a firm foundation in all aspects of Human Resource Practice and will help you to develop practical, relevant skills, and give you the confidence to be more effective at work. This qualification is particularly suitable for adult learners who are undertaking human resources management or personnel functions, and also for line managers who wish to develop their people skills.

What you will Study

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice covers the following topics:

• Business, culture and change in context
• Principles of analytics
• Core behaviours for people professionals
• Essentials of people practice

How you will Learn The course provides a series of development modules that address knowledge and skills. Teaching is interactive and mostly online via MS Teams, where group work and class discussion feature prominently.
How you will be Assessed The course is continuously assessed; there is no end examination. Successful completion of all assignment and class-based work will result in achieving the Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice.
Entry Requirements

English and Maths at Level 2 (Level 2 FS or GCSE Grade C or above / 4 or above).

Where the applicant does not meet the course entry requirements - Level 2 or GCSE qualification at grade C/4 or above in maths and/or English, entry will be considered based on previous achievements.

Attendance Expectations You will attend for one online taught session per week via MS Teams, on either Monday afternoon (2:15pm - 6:00pm) or Tuesday evening (5:30pm – 9:00pm). The sessions we can offer will depend on demand. Tutorials are offered as individual appointments.
Fee Information

These fees relate to 2022/2023

Tuition fee: TBC

PLUS student membership fee paid directly to the CIPD.
Students must have registered and paid for student membership to start the course. Membership fees are available on the CIPD website.

You are liable for the full cost of the course if you decide to withdraw two weeks or more after the start date.

Funding may be available towards the cost of the course (not CIPD membership) depending on eligibility. For more detailed information on funding and financial support please contact the Financial Support Team on 01924 789283.

Further Study This qualification prepares you for the CIPD Level 5 and 7 courses. However, progression is not automatic as it depends upon the policy of the higher education establishment you wish to attend.
Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a starting point towards professional status and will enhance your career prospects whether you are already working in personnel or looking to move into this area.

The course will allow you to progress onto the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management at Wakefield College or other providers.

How to Apply

Please complete a Part-time application form.

If you require an application form or details on how to enrol, please contact Course Information on 01924 789111.

For Further Details

Contact Business Development for more information on or 01924 789719.

Alternatively, contact the Course Information Team on 01924 789111 or email: 

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Information last amended: 02 March 2023 11:57

Forthcoming Open Events
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05.00pm, Wednesday, 22 February, 2023

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Open Event

10.00am, Saturday, 17 June, 2023

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