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CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Human Resource Practice



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What will I learn?

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Increase your expertise, job performance and earning potential with a globally recognised CIPD qualification. Whether you are just starting out in your career or already working within the HR sector, this course will provide you with a strong introduction in to the knowledge and skills needed by HR professionals today.

This course will also give you a firm foundation in all areas of HR, helping you to develop essential HR skills and the confidence to be more effective at work by adding real value to your HR function.

As CIPD Enterprise’s official partner for online qualifications, all our CIPD courses bring together CIPD’s expertise in HR practice with the very best in digital learning, design and delivery from AVADO. All our courses are 100% online, so you can study whenever and wherever you like, making studying flexible around work and life commitments.

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The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in HR practice is designed to support your career development in HR by providing you with knowledge and capabilities in which are needed by todays HR professionals.

The CIPD Level 3 Diploma contains the following 8 units:

  1. Understanding organisations and the role of HR
  2. Developing yourself as an effective HR practitioner
  3. Resourcing talent
  4. Recording, analysing and using Human Resources information
  5. Supporting good practice in performance and reward management
  6. Supporting good practice in Manging Employment Relations
  7. Delivering Learning and Development Activities
  8. Supporting Change within Organisations

Student support:

Upon enrolment you will be supported by a personal tutor, as well as being taught by CIPD experts and HR professionals. Your personal tutor will be on hand to help navigate around the platform and any doubts about distance learning at ease.

Financial options:

Choose from a range of flexible payment plans to fit your financial situation. You can split the cost of your course over 12 monthly payments, interest free, which means funding your course is easy and affordable.

Career Path

Upon successful completion of your diploma, you will become an Associate Member of the CIPD. Achieving Associate (Assoc CIPD) status will allow you use the designatory letters Assoc CIPD after your name to showcase your credentials. You will also be able to demonstrate you possess up-to-date and relevant skills and knowledge, enabling you to stand out to potential employers.

Who is this course for?

This qualification is designed to support career development in HR by providing an introduction to the knowledge and capabilities needed by today’s HR professionals. This diploma has been specifically designed to give you the skills needed to help you cope with the high demands given by organisations and HR Directors.

What do I need to know?

A qualification to at least Level 2 (for example GCSE or international equivalent) is essential and experience working in an HR role is beneficial. In addition, the following entry requirements apply: - You must be over the age of 18 or have a third-party payee for any financial agreement - You must have a solid grasp of the English language (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent if English is not your first language) - You must have access to a computer or other internet enabled device and a reliable internet connection, plus basic computer skills.

Awarding Body

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Course info


Professional or Industry specific qualification

Study Hours

Variable - to suit the learner

Study mode




Total time for completion

12 months

Who runs this course?




Here at  AVADO , we work hard to create valuable and tailored courses suited to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to stand out in your chosen industry, setting you on the right path for career success. Our courses have been written by industry experts and fully accredited by the following recognised awarding bodies: The Association of Accounting Technicians  (AAT),  The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants ( ACCA)  and The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development  (CIPD) .   

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