Build your career: 74% say their qualification played a vital role in their career advancement ‡
Increase your salary: 78% increase their earning potential within 2 years ‡
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You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation L&D Certificate.
It’s ideal if you’re just beginning your L&D career.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.
The course and assignments are fully online. You'll study 6 units:
Please note that where this course discusses legislation and policy, this will focus largely on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPD course guide.
‘ICS Learn has been brilliant. I didn’t want to attend formal classes and they had the perfect solution, online training lets me pick up and put down my studies as and when.’
- Rebecca Bailey
‘I highly recommend ICS Learn. The tutors have been friendly, helpful and supportive. I feel I know these people, something I never expected from an online course. Online learning is better, in my opinion, than the college option.’
- Jacqui Day
‘Well above and beyond the service I was expecting. I plan to come back to ICS Learn to start my Level 5 Diploma. This has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.’
- Ashley Phillips
*Pass rate based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.
†ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) against its competitors amongst learners. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.
‡Data from a survey of 79 CIPD graduates from 08/15 & 08/17.