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.
Working in a people practice role and ready to grow? This qualification will help you gain a deeper understanding of the professional behaviours that lead to organisational success.
Is this qualification right for me?
This qualification is perfect for you if you enjoy developing and managing people. You’ll expand your knowledge of HR with a combination of core units and specialist areas – helping you focus on what matters most to you.
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
- Employment relationship management
- Talent management and workforce planning
- Reward for performance and contribution
- Specialist employment law
- Advances in digital learning and development
- Learning and development essentials
- People management in an international context
- Diversity and inclusion
- Leadership and management development
- Well-being at work
Associate Diploma in People Management at a glance
HR professionals keen to develop their skills and drive change within their organisation
Typical job titles
HR Business Partner or Manager
Employee Relations Manager
Diversity and Inclusion Specialist
Resourcing Business Partner
Reward and Benefits Manager
Average completion time
The Associate Diploma in People Management 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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