CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

Drive change within your organisation and advance your HR career by obtaining an associate diploma in people management.

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Boost your career in the L&D industry with an international HR qualification

HR is one of the fastest-growing job markets in Europe today. Even leading organisations with top-tier talent and state-of-the-art resources confront unprecedented changes in the wake of the pandemic and amidst large-scale restructuring. Effective people managers, like you, are essential for organisations to retain talent and meet their goals. 

Pursue a people-oriented career with this flexible online microcredential from e-Careers. You’ll have access to a collection of resources and an expert support team while completing a comprehensive curriculum that explores organisational culture, employee management, workforce planning, talent retention strategies, and leadership development.

By the end of this course, you’ll emerge CIPD certified and feel confident to apply the theories you’ve learned to real-world situations and position yourself as a strategic HR leader. You’ll also be ready to take on more mid-to-senior-level roles in talent management, organisational development, and workforce planning.

Establish your HR framework through comprehensive eLearning modules  

Begin your journey to becoming CIPD certified by learning the basics of organisational structure and strategy. Specifically, gain a foothold in HR-related concepts, such as interpreting goals, supporting DEI initiatives, and fostering positive work cultures. 

You’ll then be asked to introspectively assess your own strengths and areas for development when championing inclusive and collaborative strategies, designing and evaluating solutions for positive working relationships and adapting to the ever-evolving role of a people professional.

Utilise talent management best practices to ensure employee satisfaction is optimised

Empower your organisation by mastering techniques that foster employee well-being, resolving conflicts, and navigating legal complexities.

Gain proficiency in talent management and workforce planning, enabling you to adapt to labour market trends, enhance retention, and build a resilient talent pipeline for sustained organisational success.

Transform into a workplace champion by mastering workforce planning, employee retention, and management concepts

Equip yourself to lead and champion workplace excellence by learning how to implement reward policies and packages through data analysis, benchmarking, and legislative considerations. 

Towards the end of this microcredential, you’ll also delve into leadership development. You’ll discover what makes an effective leader and how you can use these insights in your own practice to grow within your organisation.

Become Level 5 CIPD qualified with e-Careers

The widely-recognised Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has been championing better workplaces and work lives for over 100 years. It is a highly-regarded professional body for human resources and people development.

By joining this microcredential, you’ll become a part of a global community of like-minded professionals who apply CIPD excellence to drive positive change in professional workplaces.

You’ll also have access to e-Career’s expert CIPD tutors who provide hands-on support for you throughout your training.

How will the skills I learn advance my career?

The skills you’ll learn on this microcredential can be directly applied to real-world challenges and projects in human resources, learning and development, and related fields.

By earning the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management, you’ll be more qualified for mid-level career opportunities, such as: 

  • HR advisor

  • L&D manager

  • L&D director

  • HR associate

  • HR representative

  • HR analyst

  • HR administrator

  • Learning administrator

  • Employee engagement specialist

  • Organisational development consultant

  • Training deliverer

How will I be assessed?

This microcredential does not have any formal exams; rather, seven end-of-module assignments will ask you to demonstrate your comprehension and practical application of relevant concepts.

You’ll submit each of these assignments to your tutor before submitting them to CIPD.

What will I receive after completing this microcredential?

Upon completion of this microcredential, you’ll receive your CIPD associate diploma, a Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 5 in England and Northern Ireland, Credit and Qualifications Framework (CQFW) Level 5 in Wales, and is comparable to Level 7 in Ireland, Level 9 in Scotland, and Level 5 European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

You’ll also be eligible for CIPD membership, the globally-recognised professional body for HR and people management, which will make an even bigger impact on your career and organisation.

What skills will you learn?

  • Human resources
  • People management
  • Performance management
  • Conflict management
  • Leadership
  • Leadership development
  • Employee relations
  • Business
  • Workforce planning
  • Communication

Are you eligible for this microcredential?

There are no formal entry requirements to join this microcredential; this course is suitable for professionals at different stages of their careers. However, it’ll be beneficial if you begin this course with some HR experience or a relevant degree.

If you are new to HR or people management, it’s recommended you complete the e-Careers’ Level 3 CIPD Foundation Certificate in People Practice before completing this programme.

Additionally, this course is taught entirely in English, so it is essential to have a strong understanding of the English language to complete it successfully.

Is this microcredential right for you?

This microcredential is designed for anyone looking to gain management skills and strategic expertise to make an impact on their organisation and grow their career.

It’ll be particularly useful for learners who come from an HR background and are transitioning into a managerial position or those with an interest in building a people-centric career.

What you will receive

e-Careers’ industry-leading training platform offers a seamless eLearning experience that’s designed to provide one of the best learning experiences for CIPD training. This flexible microcredential offers you Unlimited tutor support, 100% online delivery, Access to resources for 18 months, Innovative training platform and Community support. Membership is also available via CIPD

World-class learning with e-Careers

At e-Careers, we are committed to transforming the training industry through innovative solutions that fuel professional growth and boost the economy. We are proud to offer engaging, effective, accessible, and affordable programs that address the widening skill gap in our rapidly changing world.

    This microcredential is endorsed by CIPD - Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

    The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The registered charity offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.

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    There may be live events as part of your studies, but these will be recorded and can be watched afterwards if you aren’t online for the live broadcast.

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