Level 5 Certificate Human Resource Management CIPD

Your Unique Experience

On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to understand the requirements of, and perform as, an effective and efficient, self-managing HR professional, a collaborative member of working groups and teams, and an added-value contributor to the organisation.

Successful completion of the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management leads to the Associate membership of the CIPD. Associate membership is the first level of professional membership of the CIPD, and allows you to use the designation Assoc CIPD after your name to showcase your credentials. It is an achievement that makes you stand out in your career and is respected and valued by employers. It also emphasises your commitment to continuing professional development and a desire to stay current.

Course Content

The course covers the following units:

Developing Professional Practice (5DVP)

Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources (5CHR)

Using Information in Human Resources (5UIN)

Improving Organisational Performance (5IVP)

Employee Engagement 95ENG)

Developing Leadership and Management Skills (5LMS)

The qualification comprises of both mandatory and optional units and will be assessed by work-based assignments.

More than just a Course

The CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management provides the perfect platform to further develop your HR career at management level. It will help you develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and will increase your understanding of external factors that impact on HR and organisations. Whilst building expertise in HR specialist subjects, you will also develop your planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

This qualification is suitable for you if you are currently working in the field of HR Management and wish to extend your knowledge and skills in order to develop your career. You may also be looking to work towards a professional level of membership to gain credibility and recognition. The ideal candidate will typically have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies and have a need to become more business savvy in developing organisational insight into the wider business context and environment.

Course Format


Special Features

Visit to the Manchester Employment Tribunal Service; you also have the opportunity to attend branch meetings of the CIPD; access to the CIPD website and receipt of ‘People Management’ (the fortnightly magazine published by CIPD).

Entry Qualifications

Candidates must hold the CIPD Certificate in HR Practice – Level 3. Candidates with experience and/or other suitable qualifications will be considered. Prior to enrolment, you will have to attend an interview with the course tutor to ensure suitability. Candidates are required to have a good command of English and ICT skills.


Following successful completion of the course, it may lead to a place on the Advanced Level Diploma in Human Resource Management Level 7 through our close links with either the University of Huddersfield or the University of Salford; and be able to progress further to either an MA or MSc in Human Resource Management.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

Course Details

If you are aged 19+ at the start of the course you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learning loan.
Course Code:
Management & Professional
Beaufort Road
1 Year
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

19/08/2017 08:50:04

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.