CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details



Course Start Date


Course Duration

Part-Time - 1 year


Human Resources

Course Overview

This internationally recognised and vocationally relevant HR qualification makes students extremely employable. It is for new and aspiring entrants into HR or existing HR personnel, HR administrators or Line Managers who wish to obtain a detailed understanding of the knowledge and skills necessary for HR management and practice.

Students must purchase the prescribed text book and become a member of CIPD within the 4 weeks of the programme commencing. The cost will be confirmed on enrolment. Students will need to complete an additional 5 hours study time per week outside the course timetable.

You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at a grade C or above. You will be asked to complete an initial assessment to ensure literacy skills are sufficient to do well on the course. You should have a level 2 for both Maths and English to commence the programme. You also must be working actively within a HR role. You must have access to a computer/laptop at home supported by Wi Fi.
Business, culture and change in context
Principles of analytics
Core behaviours for people professionals
Essentials of people practice

Students may be able to progress onto the Intermediate Level 5 Programme; if they are within the right job role and have performed well on the level 3 programme.

Assessment will be through a range of methods including written reports and carrying out interviews.

Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a Level 3 certificate in Certificate in Human Resources Practice from the CIPD. In addition, you gain associate membership of the CIPD, allowing you to use the designation Assoc. CIPD after your name to showcase your credentials.

The Tuition fee for this course is £362.00

You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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