CIPD Student Stories: Beth Anderson | Level 5 Diploma Review
Beth chose to study his CIPD Level 5 Diploma to take on a new career in Human Resources. Learn more about her experience with ICS Learn below.
I've worked as an HR Coordinator for a luxury hotel brand in London since February 2020. After graduating last year, HR was an attractive career choice as I knew I wanted to support both people and organisational performance and could do this in every sector and every country all over the world by working in the people profession.
I had graduated with a Geography degree, so I knew I may have to work harder to get a role within HR than those who had maybe studied a more relevant degree.
This is when I decided to self-fund an online CIPD course; to show my commitment and dedication to the profession which ultimately led to me securing my current role, which I love!
ICS Learn was the obvious study provider, as they offer highly competitive prices and are the UK’s most recommended online learning provider.
I read multiple positive online reviews of ICS Learn, and I liked the fact that you had 24/7 support from tutors.
During my time and university and school, my teachers and tutors had all been very hands-on so I had reservations as to whether online learning would provide the same level of support. However, my qualms were quickly put to rest as any and all questions I had were answered within 24 hours, and I even spoke to tutors over the phone.
The course dashboard is very clear and user-friendly, it is easy to track your progress and explore the various modules. I liked the fact that each module was assessed through written assignments, as it meant I could take my time to produce a quality piece of work while also juggling a full-time job.
ICS Learn offers a number of resources, from the written learning material to recorded lectures which provide assignment guidance, so I felt like I had more than enough resources to complete assessed work to a high standard.
By studying for a CIPD accredited course at ICS Learn, you also become a student member of the CIPD which gives you access to relevant HR journals and even a subscription to People Management magazine.
I hope that being CIPD qualified will help to become a more credible HR practitioner now that I have better trust in myself that I know how to perform my role to a high-level.
After gaining more experience in my current role, I also hope that being qualified will help to reach an Adviser level position.
In the future, I also hope to complete the CIPD Level 7 Diploma in HRM to achieve a manager-level position, and I have no doubt that this will be through ICS Learn.
The ease of studying, efficiency and support of tutors won’t be forgotten, and I couldn’t recommend ICS Learn more highly.
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