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Entry requirements will be decided by the employer

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Apprenticeship

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Duration

2 years


Key features and Benefits

  • If you enjoy working with people and you're looking for an office role, this could be the perfect Apprenticeship for you
  • You could work in any organisation with a human resources department, particularly larger companies and public sector organisations like the NHS, education and local authorities. You could also work for a specialist HR consultancy

This qualification has been developed by Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) specifically to develop high performing HR professionals who understand how to use HR practices to meet organisational needs and add value.

Overview

This qualification has been developed by Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) specifically to develop high performing HR professionals who understand how to use HR practices to meet organisational needs and add value. It will also help employers attract individuals with potential who want to develop a career in a business related profession. Upon successful completion, Apprentices will gain access to become an Associate Membership of the CIPD of which there is a cost for annual membership and is paid directly to CIPD.

What will I study?

Apprentices will study a range of HR –related subjects, and apply these within the work situation. HR professionals for whom this standard is suitable are typically either working in a medium-to-large organisation delivering front-line support to managers and employees, or are HR professionals/HR managers in a small organisation.

It may be beneficial to purchase CIPD textbooks to accompany the Diploma qualification elements of the programme - these are approximately £35-£50 each.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements will be decided by the employer with study based upon CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management.

Apprentices without Level 2 Maths and English will need to achieve these prior to taking the End-Point Assessment.

How will I be assessed?

Satisfactory completion of individual or group assignments to achieve their CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma; plus an End-Point Assessment involving completion of a work-based 5000 word Consultative Project and a Professional Discussion.

Assessments could include group projects, essays, assignments or briefs, presentations, group presentations and portfolio building.

What can I do next?

Successful completion of this standard enables the apprentice to become a CIPD Associate Member (Assoc CIPD) and progress to higher level management roles and/or CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma qualifications.

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Most employers will want you to have qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. You will also need to have a good standard of general education. Previous experience of office work would help.

To become a human resources officer, you need to be tactful and friendly. Sometimes you’ll need to be firm too. You will also need to be careful with confidential information.

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