CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

This mid-level human resources qualification will help you gain a deeper understanding of the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success. Learn how to manage relationships, foster talent, guide strategic planning and reward performance.

This qualification is perfect for HR professionals who enjoy developing and managing people. You will expand your knowledge of HR with a combination of core units and specialist areas – helping you focus on what matters most to you.

An Associate Diploma typically takes between 12-16 months to complete.

Please note: classroom attendance is one evening per fortnight during term time.

 

What will I learn?

This mid-level human resources qualification will help you gain a deeper understanding of the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success. Learn how to manage relationships, foster talent, guide strategic planning and reward performance.

This qualification is perfect for HR professionals who enjoy developing and managing people. You will expand your knowledge of HR with a combination of core units and specialist areas – helping you focus on what matters most to you.

Modules of study

Learners will study three core units, three specialist units and the choice of 1 optional unit:

Core units:

  • Organisational performance and culture in practice
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Professional behaviours and valuing people

Specialist units:

  • Employment relationship management
  • Talent management and workforce planning
  • Reward for performance and contribution

Optional units can be discussed with your tutor.

How will I be assessed?

Assignments are set by CIPD for each unit and learners will be required to pass all units to achieve the qualification.

Entry requirements

Learners will be expected to hold 5 GCSEs at grade 5 (C) or higher. Prior experience may also be considered. Learners should also have achieved qualifications in English and mathematics at GCSE or equivalent. A level 3 CIPD qualification is preferred.

Progression

Successful achievement of the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management will allow progression to study higher CIPD Associate Level 7 qualifications.

Career opportunities

When you complete the Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management, you’ll be awarded CIPD Associate Membership, and the designation “Assoc CIPD” after your name. This establishes your credibility as a professional, raises your profile and opens doors to new job opportunities.

Additional information

An Associate Diploma typically takes between 12-16 months to complete with one evening class per fortnight at college.

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