Build your career: 74% say their qualification played a vital role in their career advancement ‡
Increase your salary: 78% increase their earning potential within 2 years ‡
Gain a respected qualification: 9.6/10 Trustpilot score from 3000 + independent reviews
Enhance your credibility: become a CIPD Associate Member and use Assoc. CIPD after your name
You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation L&D Certificate.
It’s ideal if you’re just beginning your L&D career and want to study a shorter Level 3 qualification than the full Level 3 Diploma.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
The course and assignments are fully online. You'll study 6 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPD course guide.
‘ICS Learn has been brilliant. I didn’t want to attend formal classes and they had the perfect solution, online training lets me pick up and put down my studies as and when.’
- Rebecca Bailey
‘I highly recommend ICS Learn. The tutors have been friendly, helpful and supportive. I feel I know these people, something I never expected from an online course. Online learning is better, in my opinion, than the college option.’
- Jacqui Day
‘Well above and beyond the service I was expecting. I plan to come back to ICS Learn to start my Level 5 Diploma. This has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.’
- Ashley Phillips
*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 students who completed a CIPD qualification between August 2015 and August 2017.