CIPD Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice

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169 hours
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e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in HR Practice

AVADO are CIPD Enterprises official partner for online qualifications. They offer a range of 100% online Human Resources qualification programmes, bringing together CIPD’s expertise in HR practice with the very best in digital learning design and delivery.

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Relations Practice is an internationally recognised online course which combines the very best of CIPD’s HR expertise with AVADO’s award-winning digital learning methods.

Whether you are already working as an HR professional or you're interested in a move into the industry, the CIPD Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice will form the building blocks for a career in HR.

Why study with AVADO

  • Exclusive partnership between CIPD Enterprises and AVADO to create the first 100% online HR qualification
  • Double award winning CIPD courses
  • Industry expert Tutors available via phone, email and online
  • Learn as a group and interact in live online classes
  • Award winning Virtual Learning Campus - for mobile, tablet and desktop
  • All-inclusive payment
  • Flexible payment options to spread the cost
  • Free Premium access to our Career Guidance Hub

*Book your HR or L&D Qualification and spread the cost over 12 monthly payments, interest-free. Representative example for CIPD Foundation Certificate in HR Practice: Loan £2,445.00 over 12 months with 12 monthly payments of £203.75. The total amount repayable will be £2,595.00 which includes a deposit of £150.00. See our website for more representative examples and for full terms and conditions. Offer expires on 1st June 2018.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This qualification is for anyone with an interest in Human Resources and or working in support HR roles, looking to gain a professional HR qualification and further their career within the profession. 

You will be required to have a solid grasp of the English language if English is not your first language, an IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Course content

The CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Human Resource Practice provides a firm foundation in all areas of HR. It will help you develop essential HR skills and give you the confidence to be more effective at work and add value to your HR function.

To gain your CIPD Foundation Certificate you must complete the following six units:

  1. Understanding Organisations and the Role of HR
  2. Developing yourself as an effective Human Resource Practitioner
  3. Recording, Analysing and Using Human Resources Information
  4. Supporting good practice in performance and reward management
  5. Supporting good practice in Managing Employment Relations
  6. Resourcing Talent

Completion of this online qualification grants immediate Associate Membership of the CIPD and serves as the step towards CIPD Level 5.


The skills and knowledge that you will gain from your CIPD Certificate in HR will qualify you for an entry level HR job such as:

  • HR Administrator
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Coordinator

You will also be able to continue your CIPD studies with us on the Level 5 Intermediate Certificate, taking your career to the next level.


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