Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 3 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Professional Qualifications
September 1 Year TBC Part-Time Evening Washington Campus Professional Qualifications

What’s it all about?

This course if for people with an interest in HR who would like to move in to the industry or are currently working in an HR support role and would like to develop their knowledge and skills and work towards professional membership.

New CIPD qualifications are being introduced in 2021. Based on the new Profession Map, the qualifications focus on the knowledge and behaviours required to create value and make an impact in the changing world of work.

The new qualifications set the standard for people professionals and we have been approved to offer these from September.

Although no formal qualifications are required you will need an interest in human resources.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

You will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars, activity workshops, role play and practical tasks.

You will study the following core units:

- Business Culture and change in context
- Principles of analytics
- Core behaviours for people professionals
- Essentials of people practice

What’s next?

After successfully completing this course you will have a CIPD qualification that can enhance your career opportunities in the HR industry. Depending on your progress at Level 3, you will be considered to progress to the Level 5 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Management, at Sunderland College.

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Human Resource Managers and Directors

Human resource managers and directors plan, organise and direct the personnel, training and industrial relations policies of organisations, advise on resource allocation and utilisation problems, measure the effectiveness of an organisation’s systems, methods and procedures and advise on, plan and implement procedures to improve utilisation of labour, equipment and materials.

Medium Salary

£ 37200

4733 people employed as Human Resource Managers and Directors in the current year.

Human Resources and Industrial Relations Officers

Human resources and industrial relations officers conduct research and advise on recruitment, training, staff appraisal and industrial relations policies and assist specialist managers with negotiations on behalf of a commercial enterprise, trade union or other organisation.

Medium Salary

£ 23804

5583 people employed as Human Resources and Industrial Relations Officers in the current year.

Human Resources Administrative Occupations

Job holders in this unit group provide administrative support for the human resources (HR) operations within organisations.

Medium Salary

£ 20763

2353 people employed as Human Resources Administrative Occupations in the current year.

93.1%of our students progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data, 2019/20 academic year)

Why choose Sunderland College?

Consistently high achievement rates

Rated Good by Ofsted

*Ofsted June 2016

Excellent student support

Recognised regionally and nationally for our high-quality approach to careers education