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

Is this qualification right for me?

This qualification is perfect for you if you enjoy helping employees become the best they can be. You’ll expand your knowledge of L&D with a combination of core units and specialist areas and get an individual plan for your self-development.

What will I learn?

You’ll study 3 core units + 3 specialist units + the choice of 1 optional unit:

Core units:

  • Organisational performance and culture in practice
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Professional behaviours and valuing people

Specialist units:

  • Supporting self-directed and social learning
  • Learning and development design to create value
  • Facilitate personalised and performance focused learning

Optional units:

  • Specialist employment law
  • Advances in digital learning and development
  • People management in an international context
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Leadership and management development
  • Well-being at work

Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development at a glance

Perfect for
L&D professionals keen to develop their skills and drive change within their organisation

Typical job titles
L&D Business Partner or Manager
L&D Consultant
Organisation Design Specialist
Organisational Development Business Partner
Employee Experience Manager
L&D Designer

Membership attained
CIPD Associate

Average completion time
12-16 months

Qualification level
The Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development is Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 5 in England and Northern Ireland. Find out more here

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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