People Management CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

People Management CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma

People Management CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma

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People Management CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma

This qualification builds on the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice and is aimed at further expanding learners' independent practice to enable you to evolve into more senior roles within organisations as people professionals.  Learners' work will be mainly operational with some complexity. You will contribute to the thinking around your work, analysing information to inform choices and actions. Working with and influencing others through your work will create short-term value for a wider audience.  Using a framework of HR and L&D understanding, behaviours and skills development, this qualification offers opportunity you learners to transition to employment as people managers.

Are you working in People Management and looking to acquire a professional qualification or to further your HR career?  Do you want a career move into a Business Partner role?

If you've answered 'yes' to any of the above questions then this is the course for you!

This qualification extends and fosters a deeper level of understanding and application and naturally progresses learners' expertise in people practice.

It is suited to individuals who:

  • are aspiring to, or embarking on, a career in people management
  • are working in a people practice role and wish to contribute their knowledge and skills to help shape organisational value
  • are working towards or working in a people manager role.

The CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management has clear linkage to the new 2018 Profession Map.

This is a one year part-time course which is predominantly face to face as well as online delivery through Microsoft teams.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you must have an appropriate level of English and need to be able to produce written academic assignments of some length.

It is an advantage if you have already completed the Level 3 Certificate and are currently in a HR role. 

You may also be asked to complete an English initial assessment prior to enrolment.

This is a very demanding qualification and you will be expected to attend every class and undertake homework and assignment work outside the classroom.

During this course you will study the following modules:


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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



Well being at work


By studying this course you will:

  • can analyse, interpret and evaluate relevant information, concepts and ideas
  • is aware of the nature and scope of the area of study or work
    • understands different perspectives, approaches or schools of thought and the reasoning behind them
    • can determine, adapt and use appropriate methods, cognitive and practical skills to address broadly defined, complex problems
  • can use relevant research or development to inform actions

can evaluate actions, methods and results

This course is assignment based with a wordcount between 3,000-4,000.


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