Advance 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 2500+ independent reviews
Enhance your credibility: become a CIPD Associate Member and use Assoc. CIPD after your name
To enrol on this Intermediate Level L&D course, you should either:
It's ideal if you want to study a shorter qualification than the full Level 5 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 5 units:
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPD course guide.
‘I highly recommend this qualification and have thoroughly enjoyed the course. After starting, I gained an L&D Facilitator role in the NHS. I really enjoy my job and feel that my qualification has made me more credible in the training setting.’
- Mala Punn
‘The tutors are highly experienced – some practically and others academically; which helps tremendously. The online classrooms were insightful. For those that enjoy an online, self-paced learning experience I would recommend ICS Learn.’
- Adam Currie
‘ICS Learn has given me the ability to work full-time, volunteer part-time and study for a new qualification, all in my own time and without the need to take holidays. L&D has moved from an interest to a passion.’
- Mike Bignall
*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.