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Take the next step in your HR or L&D career by working towards a Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) qualification.
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Qualifications we offer
CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice
Kick-start your HR or L&D career with this CIPD Level 3 course. You’ll learn what it takes to be a successful people professional, so you can quickly progress in your role. Leads to CIPD Foundation membership.
CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management
Achieve your career goals and enhance your credibility by deepening your understanding of CIPD best practice for HR. Once complete you’ll receive CIPD Associate membership.
CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in Organisational Learning and Development
Designed specifically to help you become an L&D specialist, this course is ideal if your role involves training and developing people. Leads to CIPD Associate membership.
CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management
This qualification will help you improve your people management skills and become a better leader. Leads to CIPD Advanced membership.
CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic Learning and Development
If you’re an experienced people practitioner who wants to improve your ability to lead and influence, then this course is for you. Leads to CIPD Advanced membership.
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Ready to level up in HR or L&D?
We’ll help you successfully complete your CIPD qualification no matter where you are in your career.
As dedicated CIPD training providers we’ll support you in completing your CIPD qualification no matter what stage you are in your career.
By studying with us, you’ll develop essential and relevant skills needed to increase your credibility and excel in your role. All our courses are taught by HR and L&D experts and have industry-leading pass rates.
We also offer a range of learning options including 100% online, workshops and fast track, so you can study in a way that suits you.
Why choose Reed Learning?
We’re people practice experts and will guide you through the process of getting CIPD qualified. When you learn with us you’ll get access to:
CIPD qualified tutors with strategic and practical HR experience
A dedicated personal adviser to support you throughout your programme
A range of learning options and start dates
A flexible interest-free payment plan for all certificates and diplomas (up to 12 months)
Downloadable courses materials and supporting resources
FAQs - Answers to your most pressing CIPD questions.
Just look at the job adverts! Most employers need applicants to be CIPD qualified so in a competitive jobs market it’s definitely a qualification worth having. You’ll also gain membership to a community full of advice, guidance and resources to support your career. In addition, it will increase your knowledge, network and skills! Research shows you also may be paid a higher salary.
The CIPD offers qualifications at Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced level. Our team is happy to discuss which level is right for you and answer any questions you have relating to your role, educational background and experience.
Level 3 or Foundation, is an entry point qualification and is ideal if you have little HR or L&D experience. You may just be starting your career or thinking about a move from your current role into HR/L&D.
Level 5 or Associate, is set at an undergraduate standard and is intended for those with some HR or L&D knowledge and experience. You could be looking to develop your skills and knowledge to move into a more senior role.
Level 7 or Advanced, is a postgraduate qualification and is reserved for HR and L&D professionals with more experience looking to develop their strategic understanding and knowledge.
Both programmes are 100% online and the learning is the same. The main difference is our fast track programmes have been designed for candidates who want to progress through their qualification as quickly as possible. For example, we allow 8-10 months for our fast track CIPD Associate programme and 12 months for online and workshop study routes.
It couldn’t be easier. Once you are happy with your choice of qualification, simply click on the link, complete the form and as soon as payment has been received we’ll be in touch and you will be ready to start your learning journey!
Of course. We offer up to 12 monthly interest free instalments for any candidates who are paying for their qualification themselves.
We give all our learners learning contracts which differ in length depending on the level and programme type. These vary from 3 months for a Fast Track Foundation qualification to 2 years for an Advanced Level Diploma. We can help you choose the right programme based on the amount of time you have to dedicate to studying.
Definitely. All our CIPD qualifications are available to international students and we have candidates from all over the world. International candidates mainly opt for our 100% online courses.
7 Mar 2023
The training was very informative and relevant to the module requirements. The guidance provided further understanding of what was expected to pass. The use of breakout rooms was an opportunity to meet other students and discuss core questions. The whole session was open to interaction and Dianne gave multiple opportunities for us to ask further questions if we were unsure. Dianne also gave some of her time after the session if anybody wanted a private 1-2-1. I'm feeling far more confident.
7 Mar 2023
This is a confusing course - but Dianne is an amazing teacher. This is my second training with her- but her friendliness and knowledge are incredibly supportive to more confused students.
26 Feb 2023
I found that I understood some sections of the course better than others, and found more tasks more enjoyable to complete than others. As I am not employed in a HR environment I found some of the content challenging,as I would not experience or be expected to complete the tasks set in some of the hyperthetical scenerios in my day to day role. I would probably choose to specialise in well-being and staff engagement in a HR setting, as I felt more interesting and enthuastic about those particular subjects.
23 Feb 2023
Really enjoy how Lorraine delivers her courses, very well planned with lots of discussion and breakout activities which are actually useful when it comes to the assignments.
23 Feb 2023
Really helpful in understanding the requirements of Task 2 for the assignment
7 Feb 2023
This is my 4th course and has been the best one so far for me. I felt fully engaged, the flow and pace was just right and the breakout sessions were really useful.
Discover the right CIPD qualification for you
We take the time to understand your career goals, aspirations and learning style and match you with a qualification that suits your needs. Arrange a free consultation with a learning adviser and let’s start this journey together.
How to Fit Study Around a Busy Life was the theme for one of our free Learning Bites series. Our expert Davina Jenkins has some great practical advice on how to get CIPD qualified without putting your life on hold. Here is the Q&A and Davina’s study tips from the session.
It is still a common occurrence among all sorts of small companies operating in different sectors to have no dedicated HR manager. It’s even more common for such companies to share out the HR function to a range of people within the organisation with no one having overall responsibility.
“I am living proof that you don’t need a degree to get the advanced diploma, but you do need dedication and to take your work seriously. Getting the qualification helped me to be more strategic, to evaluate evidence and to understand the reasons why I was doing things in a certain way. It gave me extra confidence and the belief that what I was doing was correct.” Steve Way, Head of Human Resources at Aquaterra Energy