CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resources Practice


If you’re an HR Administrator or Officer or are looking for the perfect entry point for your HR career, the CIPD Human Resource Practice Foundation Certificate/Diploma Level 3 programme could be for you.

On this programme you’ll get valuable and practical insights into a wide range of HR areas, such as talent resourcing, managing employment relations and HR principals, giving you all the information you need to start your career in the HR world.

What you will learn

The programme covers all the typical aspects of a HR practitioner role, each of which is a specific CIPD unit. These include:
Developing yourself as an effective HR practitioner – This unit helps you develop a sound understanding of the knowledge, skills and behaviour required of a professional practitioner, whether your role is generalist or specialist in nature.
Resourcing talent – This unit provides you with an introduction to the resourcing and talent planning process.
Recording, analysing and using HR information – You’ll develop an understanding of the important contribution that accurate data makes to the human resources function.
Understanding the role of HR in organisations – This is an introduction to the role of human resource operations within an organisation and the wider environmental context.
Supporting good practice in managing employment relations – This unit aims to introduce a number of aspects of managing employee relations and to provide an introduction to employment law within the context of employee relations.
Supporting good practice in performance and reward management – This unit provides an introduction to the purpose and processes of performance and reward management and the role of human resources in promoting and supporting good practice.
Supporting change (Diploma only) – Here you’ll explore why organisations need to change and the role of HR within this.
Supporting individual learning through coaching and mentoring (Diploma only) – This unit enables you to develop the knowledge and skills required to provide coaching and mentoring support.

Further information

7 Months
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Bristol, Glasgow, Huntingdon, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Nottingham, West Midlands

Contact Information


93 Walkden Road
M28 7BQ