CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus

Further Details


Adult,University Level


Business & Law

Course Start Date

Thursday 19th September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

12:30 - 16:30

Course Fee

£ 1950.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

This internationally recognised and vocationally relevant HR qualification makes students extremely employable. This course is designed for those students wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in HR at Advisor/Business Partner level, as well as developing their critical writing and problem solving skills.

Students will need to purchase the course textbook (approximate cost œ60). Students must become members of the CIPD and will be expected to complete additional study outside the timetable of a minimum of 8 hours per week.

Course Requirements

It is expected that students will have achieved their level 3 Certificate in HR Practice and will be in a leading role in the HR Function. Candidates without a level 3 Certificate may be accepted if they hold sufficient experience and a Business/HR level 3 qualification or degree related qualification. You must be aged 19+. You are expected to have achieved a minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at a grade C or above.

What you will Learn


Assessment will be through a range of methods including written reports; written research proposal; written answers to questions; individual answers to questions; and a CPD plan.


Students may be able to progress onto the Intermediate Level 7 Programme; and this can be undertaken at University.

Career Options

Mandatory Units

Core units:
Organisational performance and culture in practice
Evidence-based practice
Professional behaviours and valuing people

Specialist units:
Employment relationship management
Talent management and workforce planning
Reward for performance and contribution

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E:

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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