What opportunities will this course give me?
This course is suitable for:
• those holding the CIPD Foundation Certificate in HR Practice.
• people who are already in, or are interested in a move into, HR management
• line managers involved in HR and those who have responsibility for HR activities in organisations without a specialist function.
Studying this course will give you:
• a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviour required of a professional HR manager.
• an understanding of how HR activities support an organisations strategy and assist the
achievement of business objectives
• an ability to analyse HR information and present findings to inform decision-making.
Completion of the Certificate or Diploma in HR Management provides the knowledge required for the Associate professional level of CIPD membership and you will be upgraded to Associate (Assoc CIPD) membership at the end of the course.
You can progress to the Advanced Certificate/Diploma in Human Resource Management (Level 7) at a university, subject to their other entry requirements.
What will I be learning?
The Certificate in HR Management of provides a firm foundation in all areas of HR management, as well as an understanding of HR management in a business context. It will help you develop essential HR management skills and give you the confidence to be more effective at work.
The Certificate units are:
Business issues and the contexts of human resources.
Developing professional practice.
Using information in human resources.
Managing and coordinating the human resource function.
Contemporary developments in employment relations.
The additional two Diploma units are:
Resourcing and talent planning
The Diploma in HR Management is an intermediate level qualification and is designed to reflect the CIPD Profession Map. It is broadly equivalent level to NVQ Level 4 and requires a completed total of 44 credits. 32 of these credits will have been carried forward from your Intermediate Certificate in HR Management.
Why is this course for me?
The Diploma in HR Management is split 50:50 between class based study and self study.
College study will be a mixture of taught sessions, discussions and group work. Apart
from class time you will need to spend an average of 4 hours per week undertaking
research or completing assessment tasks.
Each unit will require completion of a written assessments but there are no exams. These will be marked by your lecturer and be internally and externally verified.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
We are one of CIPD's leading centres with an extremely high success rate and student satisfaction levels. Many of our CIPD students gain promotion based on their studies with us.
What do I need to sign up?
You MUST hold the Foundation Certificate or Diploma in HR Practice or a similar business qualification to join this course.
You will need to be a student member of the CIPD whilst studying. This costs approximately £140 and the tutor will advise you of how to join at the start of the course.
Is there anything else I need to know?
Stationery and memory stick.
Recommended textbook costing approx. £40. The course tutor will provide details of this
at the beginning of the course.
Please fill in an application form which is available to complete online, from your careers advisor or direct from the Information, Advice and Guidance team, Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS. Telephone 023 8091 1299. *Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.
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