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CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

Our CIPD qualifications are the flagship qualifications for HR and Learning & Development professionals and are widely recognised by employers.

CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

CIPD Qualifications focused on you

We recommend the Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice if you:

  • Want a solid and practical foundation in HR and Learning & Development (L&D) skills including Recruitment, Performance Management and Coaching and Mentoring.
  • Are early on in your career or looking to move into a HR or L&D role    
  • Currently work in the people profession and want to expand your knowledge and skills and increase your professional credibility.

Courses Designed by Dedicated HR Specialists 

Our CIPD courses help you develop a strong foundation and achieve your professional qualification; giving you the confidence to showcase your knowledge, improve your performance and make a real difference in your workplace. 

Course Details

Price from: £1,350 (we do not charge VAT)

Length: 6 months (up to 12 months for On Demand)

Assignments: 4 (1 per unit)

Units

  1. Business Culture and Change in Context
  2. Principles of Analytics
  3. Core Behaviours for People Professionals
  4. Essentials of People Practice

Study mode

On Demand – Ultimate flexibility to achieve your CIPD Qualification anywhere in the world, study at your own pace with great support to fit around your work and home life.

  • Stay on track with a weekly structure on the MOL Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Collaborate with your peers in our community forums and access a wide range of great content in the Resource Zone.
  • 24/7 access to short, easy to digest, ‘Topic Essential’ videos to help you get started
  • Guided activities help you build and apply your knowledge
  • Comprehensive assessment briefing videos and tutor support help you prepare for assessment success
  • Dedicated Tutor support to guide you in your learning and provide personal tutorials via phone or video 

Live Online - Prefer to learn with a group? Get all the benefits of On Demand with timetabled live interactive webinar sessions with your tutor and peers.

  • The most flexible way to study; with a clear timetable to keep you on track
  • Participate in live webinars wherever you are in the world
  • Great support from expert tutors

Classroom (for UK based learners) - Want more structure? Get all the above plus the support of the classroom environment with a clear timetable and structured workshops where UK based learners can meet, interact, and network with their tutor and peers.

  • All the support you need in face-to-face sessions with tutors and fellow learners
  • Start each unit with an engaging, topic based workshops to set you up for success
  • Live webinars help you consolidate your learning.

For more information please complete our enquiry form or call one of our Qualification Advisors on 03452 032 103

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Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Location
19/10/2021
Note

Covid-19 Information - For now, we continue to provide exclusively online study but are reviewing our position with each Government announcement on the lifting of lockdown restrictions. 

All MOL programmes across our locations run subject to demand and availability. This is to ensure you get a high quality learning experience. We also allocate places on a first-come-first-served basis upon receipt of completed applications.

Please note - there may be additional start dates available in your preferred location to the ones shown on our website. For details of further dates, please contact one of our Qualification Advisors.

Course Details

Our CIPD courses help you develop your expertise and achieve your professional qualification; giving you the confidence to showcase your knowledge, improve your performance and make a real difference in your workplace.

Learner feedback inspired us to create a choice of three study modes, giving you the flexibility to learn your way. 

On Demand – Ultimate flexibility to achieve your CIPD Qualification anywhere in the world, study at your own pace with great support to fit around your work and home life.

  • Stay on track with a weekly structure on the MOL VLE (Virtual Learning Environment). Collaborate with your peers in our community forums and access a wide range of great content in the Resource Zone.
  • 24/7 access to short, easy to digest, ‘Topic Essential’ videos to help you get started.
  • Guided activities help you build and apply your knowledge.
  • Comprehensive assessment briefing videos and tutor support helps you prepare for assessment success.
  • Dedicated Tutor support to guide you in your learning and provide personal tutorials via phone or video.

Live Online - Prefer to learn with a group? Get all the benefits of On Demand with timetabled live interactive webinar sessions with your tutor and peers.

  • The most flexible way to study with a clear timetable to keep you on track.
  • Participate in live webinars wherever you are in the world.
  • Great support from expert tutors.

Classroom (for UK based learners) - Want more structure? Get all the above plus the support of the classroom environment. UK based learners can meet, interact, and network with their tutor and peers, with a clear timetable and structured workshops.

  • All the support you need in face-to-face sessions with tutors and fellow learners.
  • Start each unit with an engaging, topic based workshops to set you up for success.
  • Live webinars so you can consolidate your learning.

3CO01 Business, Culture and Change in Context 

This unit considers the impact of external influences and how the digital and commercial environment shapes businesses and the culture within which they operate. It considers the importance of people’s behaviour on organisational culture and its ability to manage change effectively.

3CO02 Principles of Analytics 

This unit looks at how people professionals make both straightforward and complex choices as they carry out their roles. It focuses on how utilising a diverse range of analytics and evidence is essential to the rationalisation and enhancement of working practices and situational decision-making to create value. 

3CO03 Core Behaviours for People Professionals 

This unit introduces the core behaviours for people professionals, focusing on ethical practice to create value. It considers how certain ways of thinking and acting should be universally consistent, even in new and challenging situations, to promote a sense of well-being and inclusivity in the organisation.

3CO04 Essentials of People Practice

This unit introduces the fundamentals of people practice, ranging from the employee lifecycle to policies, regulation and law. It further explores a diverse array of specialist subjects such as recruitment, talent management, reward and learning and development, essential to a career in people practice. Importantly, this unit enables practitioners to apply their knowledge and skills, building their confidence and ability to practise progressively. 

Support

Our dedicated Customer Experience Team will proactively contact you to make sure you’re OK, that your course is going well and to gather feedback. Our expert tutors are also there to support you. Our tutors don’t just provide advice in workshops and interactive webinars; we make sure you have a dedicated tutor on hand when you need support 

Real Expertise

MOL’s associate tutors are the experts who make sure your learning really takes your understanding to the next level. They provide insight from years of experience, working across multiple sectors in different HR roles. 

A Comprehensive Course

We provide great online content, accessible 24/7 on our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) so you can learn on the move. Our Topic essential videos give you a bite size overview of new topics. 

Careers available after completing your CIPD level 3 studies include:

  • HR/ L&D Assistant
  • HR/ L&D Coordinator
  • HR/ L&D Administrator
  • Trainer

Once you have the CIPD Level 3 qualification, you can aim for a management role, progressing onto the CIPD Level 5 qualification. 

If your company is funding your training we can raise an invoice if you provide a purchase order with your application.

MOL is a not for profit organisation - we don’t charge VAT.

We provide interest free payment plans if you want to fund your study yourself.

Meet our tutors

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Sarah Brown

Associate Tutor

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Jamie Hanif

Associate Tutor

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Simon Jones

Associate Tutor

We are part of the largest not for profit learning enterprise of its kind.
This means we reinvest our resources to help you the learner, rather than pay dividends to shareholders.