CIPD Level 5

Associate Diploma in People Management

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What our Level 5 HR course offers

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What is a CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma?

The CIPD Level 5 Diploma in People Management is an HR qualification developed by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

A Level 5 qualification is the equivalent to an undergraduate degree and is the next step for those with some HR experience or who have obtained their Level 3 qualification.

The course is based on the CIPD Profession Map, providing a strong foundation to give professionals the confidence and capabilities to excel in their role. Each module in the Level 5 Diploma is clearly associated to the Profession Map.

What are the benefits of a Level 5 HR qualification?

With the CIPD Level 5 course, you’ll study a wider breadth of HR subjects, learning to evaluate the intricacies and effectiveness of HR models and practices. You’ll gain a better understanding of external factors that can have an impact on HR activities and organisations, as well as personally developing your analytical and problem-solving skills.

Successfully completing the CIPD Level 5 Diploma in People Management leads to the Associate Level of CIPD Membership, opening up the path to develop your career and move onto studying at the Advanced Level.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Associate Diploma in People Management is suited to individuals who are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management; are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value; or are working towards or working in a HR managerial role.

There are no formal entry requirements for you to enrol. However, this Associate Diploma is designed for learners aged 18+ and you should meet the requirements of the learning outcomes and have the appropriate literacy and numeracy needed to complete the CIPD Level 5 qualification in People Management.

On average it takes 12 to 15 months to complete the Level 5 Associate Diploma, however this will vary between participants.

Choose between our 100% online or blended programmes to study in a way that suits you.

Study anytime, anywhere with our 100% online courses, offering a truly flexible experience to help you fit the qualification around your lifestyle, with 24/7 access to our e-learning platform, resources and webinars.

Our blended programmes offer a unique blend of workshops, webinars, community collaboration and online learning for those who prefer more traditional learning environments.

You will study 3 core units and 3 specialist units on the HR diploma:

  • Organisational performance and culture in practice
  • Evidence based practice
  • Professional behaviours and valuing people
  • Employment relationship management
  • Talent management and workforce planning
  • Reward for performance and contribution

You will also choose an optional unit from the following:

  • Specialist employment law
  • Advances in digital learning and development
  • Learning and development essentials
  • People management in an international context
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership management development
  • Well-being at work

You will submit written assignments online for each module that you study. They will be marked by our assessors and moderated by CIPD.

At DPG, we offer the internationally recognised CIPD Level 5 Diploma at a price that helps you save money as you learn the skills you need to advance your career in HR.

If your company is funding your course, our programme advisors can help you build a business case for your employer outlining the benefits of studying a CIPD qualification. Call us on 0330 660 0220 to find out more.

If you are a self-funder, there are a variety of flexible payment plans, with low deposits and 0% finance options. For a personalised payment plan, please call one of our programme advisors who can talk you through all your options.

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