Human Resources Practice CIPD Level 3 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College

Human Resources Practice CIPD Level 3 Certificate Study Mode: Part Time   |    Course Level: 3

Are you working in Human Resources and looking to acquire a wide range of relevant, practical skills in human resources and a professional qualification to further your career?

Do you want to change career and move into a HR role?

Or are you a line manager, team leader or supervisor and feel you need more information on human resources to help you in your job?

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

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice (CHRP) will give you a firm foundation in all areas of HR and help you to develop your skills and confidence to become more effective at work.

Managing staff effectively is a key component of organisational success and therefore a better informed and professional approach in managing staff is necessary. The course covers staff recruitment, selection and training, as well as handling grievances and disciplinary matters, HR planning, employment law and the external environment. You will learn by completing assignments and participating in simulated human resources activities such as recruitment and selection and the qualification will provide you with the skills required to progress to more advanced studies.

This is a one year part-time course.


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. 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:

  • Understanding organisations and the role of human resources
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management
  • Supporting good practice in managing employee relations
  • Recording, analysing and using HR information
  • Factors that affect an organisation

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop yourself as a Human Resource Practitioner
  • Develop a better understanding of the legislation surrounding Human Resources/employment law
  • Learn how to use motivation and reward as a tool for performance management
  • Develop an appreciation for the role of Human Resources
  • Improve your analytical skills
  • Meet other professionals and share good practices

This is an assignment based course with some observations carried out by your tutors.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue or further a career in Human Resources or progress to a higher education qualification.

Human Resources Practice CIPD Level 3 Certificate
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