There are no formal entry requirements for you to enrol on this CIPD Level 3 Foundation course.
It’s perfect if you’re just getting started in your HR or L&D career and want to develop the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful people professional.
If English is your second language, we recommend that you have achieved one of the following (or an equivalent):
- IELTS: 5.5 overall score with a minimum of 5.5 in each category
- TOEFL: 71 overall score with a minimum of 17 in each category
- Cambridge: Grade C or above
However, this isn't mandatory, and we're happy to review your case on an individual basis.
CIPD course content
Your CIPD Level 3 Foundation course and assignments are 100% online.
You'll study five modules:
- Understanding Organisations and the Role of Human Resources
- Supporting Change Within Organisations
- Essentials of People Practice
- Core Behaviours for People Professionals
- Principles of Analytics
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each module, download our CIPD Foundation Certificate course guide.
This course is part of the transition to CIPD’s new 2021 syllabus. In January and February, you’ll have access to the first two modules, which are taken from the previous CIPD syllabus. In March, you’ll gain access to the rest of the modules which are from the new CIPD syllabus.
This won't affect the qualification you achieve – you'll be awarded the new 2021 qualification.
You’ll complete written assignments for each module that you study, letting you demonstrate the new knowledge you’ve gained and the skills you’ve mastered.
You’ll submit your assignments online, and they’ll be marked by our assessors and moderated by CIPD.
Once you've passed all your assignments, you'll be awarded your new CIPD qualification!