We provide practical career support, guidance and advice to help improve capability and practice in HR and L&D and to help our members succeed in their careers. We also play a crucial role in promoting HR as a career and attracting new talent into the profession.

CIPD qualifications help give individuals the expert knowledge outlined in the CIPD Profession Map. Students can learn at their own pace and gain credit for their achievements with a range of flexible study options from a choice of 270 study centres across 300 locations around the world. Our own training delivery arm, CIPD Training, offers all of our qualifications plus a selection of qualifications from other awarding bodies, and more than 70 short courses and development programmes on specialist subjects.

Members tell us they like having the opportunity to learn from their peers and keep up to date with the latest thinking in the profession through our online Community, and at the hundreds of face-to-face events we host and speak at each year. Other valued CPD resources we provide include our how-to guides, factsheets, research reports and our monthly members' magazine, People Management.

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Manage your career

Access practical career resources to increase your motivation, performance, and attractiveness to employers.​

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Our communities

Be part of our extensive HR and L&D community, both online and face to face, by joining online discussion forums, blogs and attending local branch events

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Knowledge hub

Access a wealth of information and gain insight from a wide range of resources from the CIPD

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