Begin your rewarding HR career with this Foundation qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.
CIPD has been the most prestigious HR organisation in the world for more than 100 years, and they have 150,000 members in Asia and worldwide. CIPD qualifications are recognised globally as the gold standard for HR professionals.
We’ve been a leading online CIPD centre for 30 years, and we’re trusted by prominent companies including Amazon, Virgin and Vodafone.
With us, you can gain the CIPD qualification you need to build a successful HR career 100% online.
You don’t need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this Foundation Level 3 HR Certificate.
It’s ideal if you’re just beginning your HR career and would like to study a shorter course than the full CIPD Level 3 Diploma.
If English is your second language, we recommend you have an IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we're happy to review your case on an individual basis.
Your course and assignments are fully online.
You'll study all 4 core units, then your choice of 2 optional units.
Please note that where the course discusses legislation and policy, this will be based on UK law.
For full details of what you’ll learn on each unit, download our CIPD course guide.
‘I had been working in HR for many years when I realised that I needed further education. Having a CIPD qualification I feel more confident and more credible in my work. I would highly recommend it to anyone.’
- Maria Cristina Araviso, Assistant HR Manager
‘I was looking to fuel my career development and expand my professional network. CIPD was the obvious choice. They are globally recognised qualifications with an influential network attached. ICS Learn gave me the flexibility to study as-and-when.’
- Xue Bai, Global HR Process Transformation Lead, Vodafone
‘After choosing ICS Learn, I had a number of recruiters contacting me for HR roles and I couldn't believe it! The level of attraction I received once putting the words 'Studying towards CIPD' on my CV was immense.’
- Anika Parmar, CIPD Student
* Pass rate of 96% based on 18,872 assignments submitted and 18,125 passed between 1/9/17 and 31/8/18.
† ICS Learn has the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) from students against its competitors. Source: Parthenon-EY HR Employer and Learner Survey 2017.
‡Data from a survey of 79 CIPD graduates from 08/15 & 08/17.