This short course is the perfect introduction to the skills, knowledge and behaviour required of HR and L&D professionals in both generalist and specialist roles, as laid out in the CIPD HR profession map.
You'll learn to assess your own learning and development needs and create a personal development plan (PDP) that will allow you to excel in your career and meet the high standards expected of a professional HR practitioner.
The course consists of one module from the CIPD Level 3 Diploma taken as a standalone qualification.
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.
Your course and assignments are fully online.
You'll learn to:
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.
‘ICS Learn is extremely flexible. I don’t have to dedicate specific days or times to studying and can easily fit it around working full-time. My experience has been outstanding.’
- Georgia Rogan
‘The tutors are really dedicated. You feel their passion, enthusiasm and knowledge. It's not just a case of passing the assignments, it's about really developing your skills and equipping you to put them into practice.’
- Will Russell
‘I recommend ICS Learn because they care for students and treat you with respect. The level of support I got from tutors and staff was amazing. I will definitely come back for higher-level studies.’
- Umar Shahid
*Pass rate based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.
† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.
‡Data from a survey of 79 CIPD graduates from 08/15 & 08/17.