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Human Resources - Level 3 CIPD Certificate

Part Time

Course Overview

The CIPD Foundation Level Course is perfect if you want to acquire a wide range of relevant practical skills in HR. Who are foundation level qualifications for?


  • who are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in HR
  • who are working in the field of HR in a support role and wish to develop their knowledge and skills
  • who have the responsibility for HR activities and decisions within an organisation without a specialist function.

Course Content

Subjects covered include:

Unit 1 - Developing yourself as an effective HR practitioner

Unit 2 - Understanding organisations and the role of HR

Unit 3 - Recording, analysing and using HR information

Unit 4 - Resourcing talent

Unit 5 - Delivering learning and development activities

Unit 6 - Supporting good practice in performance and reward management

You will be required to complete all six assignments to gain the qualification.

Entry Requirement

Applicants must have one of the following:

  • Successfully completed 5GCSE’s;

  • Certified experience in an HR role or in a role with some people administration duties;

  • English and Maths at Level 2 or above;


To be able to enrol onto the course we need to make sure you meet the entry criteria. In the first instance please email a copy of your CV to the Professional Courses Officer, David Screen at david.screen@bcot.ac.uk.


Depending on your level of experience and prior learning we will then offer you a place on our course and keep in touch with you until the College enrolment system is opened for the relevant academic year.

80% attendance is required.


You will be required to complete six written assignments together with some practical observations and team work. 

You are encouraged to have a workplace coach or mentor to help you apply the knowledge gained on the programme to your work situation.

 80% attendance is required to pass this course.

Where does this course lead to

Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to the CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Certificate in Human Resource Management.

How to Enrol

To enrol on this course please email professional@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details and attach your CV. The course tutor will contact you to discuss the course and will provide you with an enrolment code.

When you have the enrolment code you can enrol on-line by clicking the button below.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: JEBC004
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Year
Start Date: TBC.
Day & Time: Thu 5pm to 8pm
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