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CIPD Level 3 AwardSupporting Good Practice in Managing Employment Relations

Our CIPD pass rate is 96%*

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£68/month interest-free

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6 months

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£92

Total Price
£500

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Average completion time2 - 3 months

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  • Learn with the UK’s most trusted CIPD Centre †
  • Cover the basics of employment law with this bite-sized course
  • Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet
  • Live online classrooms & expert personal tutor
  • 4.8/5 Trustpilot rating from 4000+ independent reviews

Why is this course right for you?

This short course is the perfect introduction to the basics of employment law within the context of employment relations.

You'll learn how the employment relationship works, which key parties are involved, and how good practice and legal requirements apply to a variety of HR activities.

The course consists of one module from the CIPD Level 3 Diploma taken as a standalone qualification.

Entry requirements

You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation Level HR course.

If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we're happy to review your case on an individual basis.

 

Course content

Your course and assignments are fully online.

You'll learn to:

  • Understand the impact of employment law at the start of the employment relationship
  • Understand the main individual rights that the employee has during the employment relationship
  • Understand the issues to address at the termination of the employment relationship

If you'd like to study a broader range of topics and prepare for entry-level HR roles, we recommend the comprehensive Level 3 Diploma or mid-length Level 3 Certificate.

 

Qualification

On completion of this course, you'll achieve a CIPD Level 3 Foundation Award in Human Resource Essentials, and your certificate from CIPD will reflect this. The subject you studied will be specified on your attached transcript.

Please note that this Award won't qualify you for CIPD associate membership.

 

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  • Learn from highly experienced tutors including HR Directors, CEOs, lecturers and PhDs
  • Contact your CIPD tutor anytime online or by phone
  • Ask questions in real time in our live online CIPD classrooms
  • All our tutors are CIPD Chartered Members, Fellows, or Academic Associates
  • Access a CV builder, interview simulator and 1000+ career resources through our Career Hub

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Human Resources FAQs

Yes! We’ve been a CIPD-awarded centre for 30 years, and pioneers in flexible learning for 130 years.

We’re the UK’s most trusted CIPD centre, with a Trustpilot rating of 4.8/5 from more than 4000 independent reviews.

And our CIPD pass rate is 96% from thousands of students each year. *

As a rough guide, Level 3 is for those with no or minimal HR experience. It’s perfect if you’re looking for your first HR role.

Level 5 is for those with some HR experience who are looking for a mid-level HR role. It’s also suitable if you’re new to HR but have a degree and want to begin your learning at a higher level.

Level 7 is for those with significant HR experience or an HR degree who are ready to take on postgraduate-level study. It’ll prepare you for strategic senior HR roles.

However, we know everyone’s situation is different. Our expert CIPD advisors will talk through your experience, education and ambitions to ensure you’re choosing the right course.

Award, Certificate and Diploma indicate the length and scope of your CIPD qualification.

CIPD Awards are bite-sized courses covering one unit from the Diploma. They're useful if you only want to learn about one specific area of HR, such as employment law.

CIPD Certificates are well-rounded mid-length qualifications, covering essential units from the Diploma.

CIPD Diplomas are the most comprehensive and desirable CIPD qualifications, covering everything you need to know to excel in your career. Most students choose the Diploma.

At each CIPD Level, there is a Diploma, a Certificate, and a variety of Awards.

Diplomas and Certificates give you CIPD professional membership; Awards don’t.

Right away! When you enrol, you’ll be able to log in to your course and get started within an hour.

There are no set start dates or schedules – everything is shaped around you.

As an ICS Learn CIPD student, you'll always have a real person on hand to help you when you need it. From the moment you enrol, you'll have access to:

  • Unlimited one-to-one support from your CIPD tutor – get in touch online or arrange a phone call
  • Live online CIPD classrooms so you can learn and ask questions in real time
  • CIPD classroom recordings so you can watch and rewatch them at a time that suits you
  • CIPD student forums to network and share advice with other HR professionals
  • Our friendly Student Services team to help you with non-academic questions
  • Our all-in-one online learning platform, the Student Community, filled with interactive course materials designed by CIPD experts

You'll also have unlimited lifetime access to our Career Hub, giving you thousands of resources to help you impress employers, master critical business skills, and build your dream career. It includes:

  • A CV and cover letter builder
  • An interview simulator
  • An elevator pitch builder
  • Career and work psychology assessments
  • In-depth industry and employer profiles
  • 350+ employer films with practical advice from hiring managers
  • 1000+ short courses, articles and videos on key career skills like negotiating a raise and leading a team

You can take a sneak peek at the Career Hub by signing up here

There are no exams or workshops on this course. You'll be assessed through three short case studies.

You’ll submit your assignments online to be marked by your tutor and verified by CIPD.

Get in touch with our CIPD Advisors on 0800 015 3326.

They’ll talk through your experience, education and ambitions to make sure you’re choosing the right course, then get you enrolled with an interest-free payment plan.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please tell your Course Advisor before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

†ICS Learn has a Trustpilot rating of 4.8/5 from more than 4000 independent student reviews.

*Pass rate based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.

‡Data from a survey of 79 CIPD graduates from 08/15 & 08/17.

§Access to the Career Hub is unlimited for as long as ICS Learn provides the Career Hub service.

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