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Level 3 People Practice CIPD Foundation Certificate

Part Time

Course Overview

This Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification is an ideal starting point for those people seeking a career in Human Resource Management.

The course will develop learners’ knowledge, confidence and skills to enable them to significantly contribute to their organisation's work and customer services. 

This qualification is suited to those learners who: 

  • are studying, aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people practice.
  • are working in a people practice support role and wish to develop their knowledge and deliver immediate and short-term value for their organisation.
  • wish to develop the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding required to be a people professional.

Course Content

Learners are required to successfully complete all four units below.

  • Business, Culture and Change in Context
  • Principles of Analytics
  • Core Behaviours for People Professionals
  • Essentials of People Practice

Entry Requirement

  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)
  • Learners must be aged 16+

If English is not your first language you must demonstrate a high standard of both spoken and written English to register for a CIPD awarded or approved qualification.


Learners will be assessed to evaluate an individual’s attainment of knowledge, understanding and skills.

This qualification is not graded so learners will receive either a pass or fail. All assessment criteria must be met in order to achieve a pass. If the complete qualification is not achieved, credit can be issued in the form of a statement of standalone unit credit.

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of the level 3 course could lead to acceptance onto the Level 5 People Management CIPD Associate Diploma or the Level 5 Organisational Learning and Development Associate CIPD Diploma.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly on this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

To assess your suitability for this course please send your latest CV along with a paragraph of 100 words or so that describes why you wish to study the qualification with us to jude.haine@bcot.ac.uk.

Once recieved, we’ll discuss and decide the next steps forward.


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Course Outline

Course Code: JEBC048
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: 21/09/2023
Day & Time: Thu 5pm to 8pm
Tuition Fees: £2090.00
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