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The Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management course is set at undergraduate level and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). It will develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and increase your understanding of the external factors that impact upon HR activities and organisations. Whilst building expertise in your chosen HR specialist subjects, you will also develop your planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.
The CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management is the ideal qualification to further your HR skills and other specialist knowledge. This intermediate CIPD qualification is for you if you are seeking to build a career in HR management or are already working in the field of HR management and need to expand your knowledge and HR skills.
The CIPD course is 100% online and will examine the role of an HR manager and a human resources department, looking at the different aspects of the role and how the functions are managed and coordinated.
Using online materials and with the support of your tutors, mentors and student support team, you will study aspects of human resource development including resource and talent planning, and reward management. You'll also learn more about employment law and contemporary developments in employment relations.
If the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate is not right for you, have a look at our range of other CIPD courses at foundation, intermediate and advanced level.
Structure of Qualification
To achieve the CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management, you need a total of 32 credits.
When you enrol with ICS you enrol on the full Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management, but complete the programme in two parts.
The first part has four modules which are shown below and give you 20 credits.
Below are the modules that make up the second part of study. You must complete any two out of the following four modules to enable you to achieve the necessary 32 credits.
Note: An individual study plan will be sent to you by your mentor.
Developing Professional Practice (4 credits)
Using Information in Human Resources (4 credits)
Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources (6 credits)
Managing and coordinating the Human Resources Function (6 credits)
Resourcing and Talent Planning (6 credits)
Reward Management (6 credits)
Employment Law (6 credits)
Contemporary Developments in Employment Relations (6 credits)
Once you enrol with ICS Learn you will be sent log in details to our online student community where you can access all your course materials and submit your assignments. Our student community provides a fully online experience which can be accessed from anywhere at any time.
You'll have access to a huge range of resources that will aid your studies:
Upon enrolling on a CIPD course with ICS Learn, you will have the opportunity to join an induction webinar. The induction class is designed to help you navigate your way around the student community, offer you help and support, and most importantly give you a warm and friendly welcome to ICS Learn.
We usually hold one induction webinar per week. Once enrolled, our team will provide you with a link to our online webinar calendar. Simply select the date and event you wish to attend. Induction is free of charge and is highly recommended in order to make your learning an enjoyable experience with us.
This 100% online programme is set at Level 5 and is therefore equivalent to the 2nd year of a degree programme. The Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management is for those who:
If English is not your first language, you will be required to have an IELTS score of 6 or above.
Once you have completed the Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management, you'll be equipped with the knowledge and skills required for a variety of HR roles. Job titles include:
You can either pay for your course in full or opt for an interest-free monthly payment plan.
Speak to one of our course advisors now for more information on our payment plans.
Because we're expert providers of online courses, we offer all the support you need along the way.
You'll receive access to online study materials that have been specially designed for online learning by experts in your field of study, and you'll work through step-by-step modules to guide your learning.
You'll also receive two ebooks to complement the online learning materials.
You'll have access to an experienced personal tutor both online and over the phone, ready to help you with guidance and motivation.
You'll also be part of our Online Student Community, where you'll have access to library materials and your account information, as well as vital links with your fellow students, with the chance to discuss your work, ask questions and make new friends.
The Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management will give you a broader perspective of the organisational issues facing HR professionals and enable you to develop effective analytical and problem solving issues. If you're already working in Human Resources, you'll have a qualification that builds on your previous experience to demonstrate your commitment to furthering your career. You may decide to progress to study the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management. Ultimately, your study and further experience could lead to Associate status with the Institute, and the potential for senior level roles.
On completion, you'll receive a CIPD Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is Europe's largest HR and development professional body. It is a globally recognised brand with over 135,000 members, and prides itself on supporting and developing those responsible for the management and development of people within organisations.
Assessments will take the form of written answer papers, research proposals and written reports. These tasks are submitted online and are to be between 2000 - 3000 words in length.
Developing Professional Practice
Using Information in Human Resources
Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
Managing and Co-ordinating the Human Resources
Resourcing and Talent Planning
Contemporary Developments in Employment Relations