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CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management (On-campus) - Level 5

CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management (On-campus) - Level 5


As one of the CIPD Approved Centres, West Notts successfully delivers Level 5 qualifications. Based on the new Profession Map, this qualification focuses on the knowledge and behaviours required to create value and make an impact in the changing world of work. This new qualification sets the standard for people professionals.

This qualification builds on the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice. It is aimed at HR professionals who would like to further develop their capability and evolve into more senior people professional roles. It is suitable for people who are already in a HR role and aspiring to progress in their career or develop their skills and knowledge to be more effective in people management. This level 5 course will give a deeper level of understanding, behaviours and skills development in people practice.

There are two options to gaining this CIPD Associate Diploma in People Management within the college to support your learning style: on-campus or blended learning (online and on-campus). Find out more about the blended learning option.

Why choose West Notts College? 

  • An excellent range of facilities on site including a Learning Resource Centre, well equipped classrooms, Café, restaurant and parking
  • Online platforms and resources for students i.e. Moodle and Microsoft Teams, Learning Resource Centre
  • Large support network for students
  • Very accessible; main bus routes drop off outside the college
  • Links with University Centre for further progression
  • CIPD taught by experienced HR professionals with a good level of skills and knowledge who bring real life experience to the classroom
  • Opportunities to network on the course with other CIPD students.

Start dates and fees

The course fee can either be paid in full or in four instalments.

If you wish to pay in instalments, you will be required to pay 25% (£548.75) of the total fee on the day of enrolment and a Direct Debit mandate would then need to be completed to enable the college to collect a further three payments of £548.75 bi-monthly. The payments will be taken on the date you choose on the Direct Debit mandate form.

Please contact the college’s finance department for further details on 0808 100 3626.

On top of the course fees, you will be required to join The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), which will incur additional charges.

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What will I study?

You will study the following modules:

  • Organisational Performance and culture in practice
  • Evidence Based practice
  • Professional Behaviours and valuing people
  • Employment relationship management
  • Talent management and workforce planning
  • Reward for performance and contribution
  • Specialist Employment law

Entry requirements

  • Level 2 qualification in English language and maths
  • Completion of an initial face to face or telephone interview to ascertain whether the course is suitable and right for you.
  • Part of the requirement for the level 5 course is that learners are in a HR/People Practice role or they have acquired prior learning and experience which will ensure the qualification is appropriate.

How long is the course?

1 year.

How will I be assessed?

The course is mainly face to face, with a variety of teaching and assessment methods.  There are no exams. 

There is a requirement for some independent study and this is supported by a range of resources from our Learning Resource Centre and other platforms such as Moodle and Microsoft Teams.

Career opportunities

How do I apply?

Apply online

Next steps

Attend an open event

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Call our general enquiries team

0808 100 3626
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Why choose West Notts?

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96.2% A Level pass rate in 2022.

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