Level Three CIPD Certificate in Human Resource Practice

This course will be delivered online for the first six weeks, moving to classroom delivery if government regulations permit

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. 




What will I study?

  • Developing yourself as an effective human resources of learning and development practitioner
  • Understanding organisations and the role of human resources
  • Recording, analysing and using human resources information
  • Resourcing talent
  • Supporting good practice in managing employment relations
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management



How will I be assessed?

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

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required, but some human resource experience would be an advantage

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

What next?

Level Five CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Management, Level Seven programme and Masters Degrees.

Additional information

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

The Level 3 CIPD attracts a learner loan of £1265.  This means that learners will need to pay £130 in addition.  This could be done using one of our payment plans


If you would like further information please email julie.marr@eastridingcollege.ac.uk or telephone 01262 455091

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

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Summer Course Guide