Tameside College


Level 3 Certificate Human Resource Practice CIPD

The Foundation Level Certificate is ideal for professionals wanting to gain a wide range of relevant practical skills, and who want to further their career with a professional qualification.

By completing this qualification you will also gain the underpinning knowledge for assessment against the Associate professional level of membership (Assoc CIPD).

The Certificate in Human Resource Practice (CHRP) provides a firm foundation in all areas of HR. It will help you to develop essential HR skills and give you the confidence to be more effective at work and add value to your HR function.

The course consists of six units:

Developing yourself as an effective HR or L and D practitioner

Understanding organisations and the role of HR

Recording, analysing and using HR information

Resourcing Talent

Supporting good practice in managing employment relations

Delivering learning and development activities

Visit to employment tribunal; opportunity to attend branch meetings of the CIPD; access to CIPD website and receipt of ‘People Management’ (the fortnightly magazine published by CIPD).

Valued by employers CIPD qualifications help you to develop the business understanding and technical knowledge that employers look for. They demonstrate that you have achieved a certain level of knowledge in HR and L&D.

Relevant and practical Develop your HR, L&D and business knowledge. Plus everything you learn can be applied back in the workplace with immediate effect.

Enhance your professional credibility CIPD qualifications provide you with a professional level of membership (Associate member), which demonstrates your professionalism in the workplace.


Important: Students are also required to arrange registration with the CIPD which costs approximately £40 joining fee plus £92 student membership fee (subject to change, this is mandatory and must be paid to CIPD).

This course is suitable for persons who are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in HR/L&D; are working in the field of HR/L&D in a support role and wish to develop their knowledge and skills; have responsibility for HR/L&D activities and decisions within an organisation without a specialist function.

There are no formal entry requirements; however, prior to enrolment, you will have to attend an interview with the course tutor to ensure suitability, and participants are required to have a good command of English and ICT skills.

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

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.

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