Knowledge empowers

Whatever stage you're at in your career, a CIPD qualification connects you with your peers and gives you the strategies you need to increase your knowledge and skills to boost your career and make an impact. On successful completion of any CIPD qualification, you'll become a member of the CIPD.

Identify your chosen qualification from the options below. Then explore the information to make sure it's right for your current level and your future ambitions.

Or, if you already know which qualification you want to study, find a Study Centre that offers your preferred qualification and study mode using our centre finder tool.

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Foundation Certificate in People Practice

This is the firmest foundation for your career in the people profession, incorporating both HR and L&D. Develop your skills by facing real-life challenges.

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Associate Diploma in People Management 

Working in a people practice role and ready to go? This qualification will help you gain a deeper understanding of the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success. Learn how to manage relationships, foster talent, guide strategic planning and reward performance.

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Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development 

Ready to shape your organisation's working environment? Discover how to measure your company's performance and culture. Learn how to organise different forms of learning across your organisation to boost people's confidence and supercharge their development.

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Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management 

Are you ready to deepen your expertise in strategic HR? This qualification will help you learn how to manage employment relations, recruit and nurture talent to sustain success - and reward and motivate the superstars in your workforce.

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Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development 

Are you ready to deepen your expertise in strategic L&D? Learn how to design your organisation for optimum success, develop your leaders and managers - and create a learning culture to accelerate people's careers.

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Why study a CIPD qualification?

CIPD qualifications are recognised by employers as a global standard of excellence. Your qualification also gives you CIPD membership, connecting you to a deeply informed and influential network of people professionals worldwide - and a path to life-long learning.

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Looking for a CIPD Learning course?

Informed by the CIPD's latest research, take a look at our portfolio of expert-led courses that will help you and your team navigate the new world of work. Choose from key areas such as HR, L&D, OD&D, People Management and Employment Law.

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