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.
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:
- Organisational performance and culture in practice
- Evidence-based practice
- Professional behaviours and valuing people
- Supporting self-directed and social learning
- Learning and development design to create value
- Facilitate personalised and performance focused learning
- 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
L&D professionals keen to develop their skills and drive change within their organisation
Typical job titles
L&D Business Partner or Manager
Organisation Design Specialist
Organisational Development Business Partner
Employee Experience Manager
Average completion time
The Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development is Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 5 in England and Northern Ireland. Find out more here
Are you an employer looking to upskill
your team of six or more?
With a CIPD qualification, you can choose from online, face to face, and blended study modes, with the option to study part-time (2-20 hours per week). This flexibility lets you fit your study around your other commitments.
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Select study mode
Select the right study mode for you. It's up to you - you can choose online, blended or face to face learning.
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