CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice

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What will I do?

This course consists of six units, including:

  • Developing yourself as an HR practitioner
  • Resourcing talent
  • Understanding organisations and the role of HR
  • Performance and reward
  • Managing the employment relationship
  • Using HR information.

Through these units you will learn to:

  • Develop the skills needed to work in HR
  • Gain an introduction to the work of the HR department
  • Assess the HR function’s contribution to achieving organisational goals
  • Prepare and conduct face-to-face interviews
  • Use assessment and evaluation techniques
  • Recognise the practical relevance of your organisation’s policies and procedures.
  • Give construction feedback
  • Provide an awareness of the context of HR functions and key issues that impact on employee issues
  • Be confident in all areas vital to effective and efficient recruitment and selection
  • Create policies and guidance that are compliant with the legal framework
  • Improve the performance of the team and encourage development using effective performance review processes.
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What's next?

You may wish to continue your studies and other courses offered by Milton Keynes College including the CIPD Level 3 Certificate in Learning & Development and the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in HR Management.

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Is it for me?

Are you currently working in a Human Resources or People Services role and are looking to progress in your career? This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to take the next step.



  • Levels available 3
  • Start Date 23/09/2020
  • End Date 09/06/2021
  • Duration 8 Month(s)
  • Day Wednesday
  • Start/End Time 17:00 / 21:00
  • Course Ref 2562EA-1/1
  • Location Andrew Peck Building - Bletchley Campus
  • Fees £ 1500.00

You will need to become a member of the CIPD at a cost of approximately £160. This cost is not included in the course fees.

There are four assignments to complete during the course. These include an assessed project, self-study materials and maintaining a personal development portfolio.

This course may be part-funded by the Advanced Learner Loan but this is capped at £1265.


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