CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice

East Riding College is an approved provider of CIPD qualifications. The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not for profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 135,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.

The level three course gives those involved in human resources provision the essential knowledge and skills required to progress within the profession.  It is ideal for those working in human resources who do not currently hold a formal HR qualification. 

It involves 140 taught hours over an academic year. 

This course will be offered at the Beverley campus on Thursday 14 September

You can enrol online for this course now, course code PF083/1C01

What will I study?

  • Business, culture and change in context 
  • Principles of analytics
  • Core behaviours for people professionals
  • Essentials of people practice

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is carried out through assignments and presentations/practical activities. There are no examinations.

Entry requirements

Whilst no formal qualifications are required, competent written English skills will be needed to support assignment writing and some human resource experience would be an advantage

Additional support is available for those learners returning to education after a break.

What next?

CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management, Level 7 programme and Master's Degrees.

Additional information

Students on the programme MUST become CIPD members; this gives access to all the information on the CIPD website –  - and local branch meetings.

If you would like further information please email Trish Spink, [email protected] or telephone 01482 390859


East Riding College is an approved provider of CIPD qualifications.

The CIPD has been championing better work and working lives for over 100 years. It helps organisations thrive by focusing on their people, supporting our economies and societies. It’s the professional body for HR, L&D, OD and all people professionals – experts in people, work and change. With almost 160,000 members globally – and a growing community using its research, insights and learning – it gives trusted advice and offers independent thought leadership. It’s a leading voice in the call for good work that creates value for everyone.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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