Apprenticeship partnerships

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

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Streamline your HR, L&D and management apprenticeships with online learning

As the world's most experienced online learning provider, we can deliver the knowledge portion of your apprenticeships through online CIPD and ILM qualifications, leaving you free to focus on developing first-class skills and behaviours.

Plus, 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.

We’re also main providers on the RoATP with apprenticeship clients including Adidas, Coop and Bupa, so you can be sure your apprentices will be in safe hands.


Why partner with us?


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


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 and ILM qualifications


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 the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in HR Practice
  2. HR Consultant/Partner (Level 5) – we'll provide the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in HR Management
  3. L&D Practitioner (Level 3) – we'll provide the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Diploma in L&D

  1. L&D Consultant/Business Partner (Level 5) – we'll provide the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in L&D
  2. Team Leader/Supervisor (Level 3) – we'll provide the ILM Level 3 Diploma in Leadership & Management
  3. Operations/Departmental Manager (Level 5) - we'll provide the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management

The most flexible way to fulfil your 20% off-the-job training

As pioneers in flexible professional learning for 130 years, we know that 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 them, for your client, and for 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 mobile, tablet or laptop

Help your apprentices succeed with unlimited expert support

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

They’ll have unlimited tutor support online and by phone, plus live tutor-led online classrooms for HR and L&D. 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, L&D or management apprenticeship offering. 

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