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CIPD Level 5 CertificateLearning & Development

Our CIPD pass rate is 96%*

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£138/month interest-free

Payments
20 months

Deposit
£140

Total Price
£2,900

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Average completion time8 - 10 months

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Support period15 months

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Additional feesCIPD Student Membership fee

  • Gain globally respected L&D accreditation with the UK’s most recommended CIPD Centre †
  • Ideal if you have some L&D experience or a degree
  • Leads to L&D Manager, L&D Officer, and L&D Advisor roles
  • Become a CIPD Associate Member and use Assoc. CIPD after your name
  • 9.6/10 Trustpilot rating from 3000+ independent student reviews

Why is this course right for you?

CIPD has been the most prestigious L&D 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 L&D 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 L&D career 100% online.

Entry requirements

To enrol on this Intermediate Level L&D course, you should either:

  • Have some L&D experience, whether through working directly in L&D or through dealing with L&D as part of an HR or managerial role
  • Have a degree and want to start your learning at a higher level than Foundation Level 3

It's ideal if you want to study a shorter qualification than the full Level 5 Diploma.

If English is your second language, we recommend you have IELTS 6.5/ESOL Level 2 or equivalent, but we’re happy to review your case on an individual basis.

Course content

The course and assignments are fully online. You'll study 5 units:

  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Understanding the Context of L&D
  • Using Information Metrics and Developing Business Cases for L&D
  • Implementing Coaching and Mentoring
  • Facilitating Collective and Social Learning

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.

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Xue Bai, Vodafone‘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, Vodafone

Maria Cristina Araviso‘Having a CIPD qualification I feel more confident and more credible in my work. I would highly recommend it to anyone. My tutors are very supportive, knowledgeable and expert, and I received the same quality of teaching as I would in a classroom.’
- Maria Cristina Araviso

Ahmed Abdel-Salam‘I investigated the different options available but I found that ICS Learn has the most flexible payment solutions. I have really enjoyed my study with ICS Learn. The course modules are well developed and the tutors were very helpful and supportive.’
- Ahmed Abdel-Salam

  • All our tutors are CIPD Chartered Members, Fellows, or Academic Associates
  • Contact your expert CIPD tutor anytime – just send a message or arrange a call
  • Ask questions in real time in our live tutor-led online CIPD classrooms
  • Watch and re-watch recorded classrooms anytime

FAQs

Yes! We’ve been an approved CIPD centre for 30 years, and pioneers in flexible learning for 130 years.

We're trusted by thousands of CIPD students in 90+ countries, with a Trustpilot rating of 9.6/10 from more than 3000 independent student reviews.

We’re more highly recommended by students than any other UK-based CIPD provider. †

And our CIPD pass rate is 96% from thousands of students each year. *

CIPD qualifications are the most prestigious L&D qualifications in the world.

They’re highly valued by companies in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and beyond, and are often listed as a prerequisite by employers.

When you study CIPD, you’ll automatically become a CIPD Associate Member, joining a prominent network of 150,000 CIPD members in 120+ countries.

Plus, with a Royal Charter, CIPD is the only professional HR/L&D body in the world that can award Chartered status – the highest recognition of professional quality and prestige.

That’s why:

  • 91% of our students recommend CIPD
  • 74% increase their earning potential within 2 years
  • 78% say CIPD played a vital role in their career advancement

As a rough guide, Level 3 is for those with no or minimal L&D experience. It’s perfect if you’re looking for your first L&D role.

Level 5 is for those with some L&D experience who are looking for a mid-level L&D role. It’s also suitable if you’re new to L&D but have a degree and want to begin your learning at a higher level.

Level 7 is for those with significant HR/L&D experience or an HR degree who are ready to take on postgraduate-level study. It’ll prepare you for strategic senior roles.

However, we know everyone’s situation is different. Our expert CIPD advisors will talk through your experience, education and ambitions to ensure you’re choosing the right course.

Diploma and Certificate indicate the length and scope of your CIPD qualification. There's an L&D Diploma and Certificate at each CIPD Level.

CIPD Diplomas are the most comprehensive and desirable CIPD qualifications, covering everything you need to know to excel in your career. Most students choose the Diploma.

CIPD Certificates are shorter qualifications, covering only essential units from the Diploma.

Right away! When you enrol, you’ll be able to log in to your course and get started within an hour.

There are no set start dates or schedules – everything is shaped around you.

  • Unlimited 1:1 tutor support online or by phone
  • Live online classrooms, recorded to watch back anytime
  • Interactive online learning designed by CIPD experts
  • 24/7 access to the Student Community, your all-in-one learning platform
  • Student forums to connect and share advice with other CIPD students

There are no exams or workshops on this course. You’ll submit your assignments for each unit online. They’ll be marked by your tutor and verified by CIPD.

Your assignments will include entries in a personal development plan, a presentation with notes, a draft L&D policy, a research report, a seminar paper, and either an executive briefing, an executive summary, or a witness testimony.

Each will be between 1500 and 3000 words.

Get in touch with our CIPD Advisors by email or by calling +44 141 404 6595.

They’ll talk through your experience, education and ambitions to make sure you’re choosing the right course, then get you enrolled with an interest-free payment plan.

If you have any disabilities which you think might affect your studies or assessments, please tell your Course Advisor before you enrol so we can advise you on whether reasonable adjustments can be made to accommodate your needs.

* 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.

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