Apprenticeship partnerships

Are you an apprenticeship provider? We’ll help you deliver your HR and L&D and management apprenticeships through CIPD-accredited online learning.



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Streamline your HR and L&D apprenticeships with flexible online CIPD courses

As an approved Supporting Provider of apprenticeships with 130 years of experience in education, we can deliver the knowledge portion of your apprenticeships through prestigious online CIPD qualifications,leaving you free to focus on developing first-class skills and behaviours.

When you partner with us, you don’t need to get accredited by CIPD to expand your HR and L&D apprenticeship offering - we’ve been a leading CIPD centre for 30 years.

Our CIPD courses are trusted by major organisations including Amazon, Adidas and the NHS, so you can be sure your apprentices will be in safe hands.


Why partner with us?


Offer the full range of HR and L&D apprenticeships without the need to become a CIPD-accredited centre


Engage HR decision-makers and attract new business by offering prestigious CIPD qualifications as part of your apprenticeships


Nurture your existing client relationships by providing an expanded range of programmes


Inspire busy organisations to make the most of their apprenticeship levy by offering the most flexible apprenticeship solution on the market

Which apprenticeships can we help you deliver?

  1. HR Support (Level 3) – we'll provide an online CIPD Level 3 Foundation course in HR, leading to CIPD Associate Membership
  2. HR Consultant/Partner (Level 5) – we'll provide an online CIPD Level 5 Intermediate course in HR Management, leading to CIPD Associate Membership

  1. L&D Practitioner (Level 3) – we'll provide an online CIPD Level 3 Foundation course in L&D, leading to CIPD Associate Membership
  2. L&D Consultant/Business Partner (Level 5) – we'll provide an online CIPD Level 5 Intermediate course in L&D, leading to CIPD Associate Membership

The most flexible way to provide off-the-job training

Busy organisations want training that shapes seamlessly around their schedule. Our qualifications are delivered online, so your apprentices can choose when and where they learn – meeting the 20% off-the-job training requirement while maximising flexibility for your apprentices, your clients, and you.


Apprentices can learn anytime with 24/7 online course access


They can complete their learning in bite-sized chunks throughout the week


They can learn from their office, minimising disruption to their work and team


Apprentices whose job involves travel can learn on-the-go on their mobile, tablet or laptop

Help your apprentices succeed with unlimited support from CIPD experts

Although our qualifications are delivered online, your apprentices will have the same outstanding level of support as they would in a traditional classroom.

They can access unlimited CIPD tutor support online and by phone and join live online classrooms led by CIPD experts. Our tutors include:

  • University Deans and college lecturers
  • Former HR Directors, consultants, and senior leaders
  • Tutors who have been working with us for 25+ years
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Birmingham City University

“We chose ICS Learn due to its reputation, reviews, and shared course content. Without hesitation I would recommend ICS Learn. I found the online resources to be excellent.”

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Harpreet Judge
Employment Advisor

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Plume, Maldon’s Community Academy

“I would thoroughly recommend ICS Learn as the flexibility, support and value for money are second to none. The support and feedback offered by the tutors are excellent.”

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Paula Gibson
Director of Human Resources

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Gateshead College

“I honestly cannot say one negative thing about ICS Learn. The website is easy to use and straightforward, and the tutor support is great. I would 100% recommend ICS Learn.”

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Holly Brekke
HR Customer Services Officer

Partner with us

Get in touch with our apprenticeship consultants today to discuss how we can help you streamline or expand your HR and L&D apprenticeship offering. 

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Please note that CIPD student membership fees are not included in our costs and must be funded separately by your or your clients.