CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

  • For aspiring and practising Human Resource and People Professionals
  • Be counted amongst over 150,000 certified CIPD members across the globe
  • Refine your reputation and expertise to become an effective, high-performing People Professional
  • Qualify and validate your skills with the support of expert Tutors, Study Coaches, and Recruitment Advisors
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    CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma

    Are you looking to advance your career in human resources or enhance your existing knowledge and skills in people management? The CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management can provide you with just that.

    This qualification offers comprehensive training and development covering a range of topics, including employee relations, talent management, recruitment, and employment law, providing you with a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of effective HR management.

    With a focus on practical skills and knowledge, you will have the opportunity to apply what you learn to a variety of organisational contexts. Some of the topics you can expect to cover include HR, learning and development, and organisational development. The best part? You don’t need any prior experience!

    Upon completion of this Diploma, you will have an exceptional foundation for a successful career in people management, with the potential to take on more senior roles in the future.

    Why study with us?

    • Stay motivated and manage your time effectively through regular one-to-one follow-ups with your certified Tutor and Study Coach
    • You have 24/7 access to your online courses, so you can study at your own pace and save on travel costs
    • Your official certification means that your experience is validated through industry-recognised material and highly valued in the UK (and the world!)
    • Your CV and LinkedIn profile will receive complete makeovers from your Recruitment Advisor to make sure you maximise your chances of securing rewarding opportunities
    • Career and recruitment support gives you advice on how to secure and succeed in job interviews, including mock interviews and exclusive interview preparation tailored toward your prospective company and role
    • Your expert Career Consultant will help you choose the right certification, and combine it with strategic guidance to make sure you achieve success in your professional journey

    Avoid the negative effects of making the wrong decision about your development journey, have an open Q&A with an expert. 

    What’s included?

    • Consultation with a Career Consultant to corroborate your course choice
    • Official CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management Course
    • Access to a full Support Team including a certified Tutor and Study Coach for assistance with study queries
    • CIPD Membership with exclusive benefits as well as Associate CIPD Status
    • A professional, industry-oriented CV rewrite*
    • A LinkedIn profile overhaul to maximise your new networking opportunities*

    Certification: CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management

    Vendor: The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

    Course prerequisite: There are no formal prerequisites to study this qualification, however, we recommend that you hold either the CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate in People Practice or some experience with HR or L&D before completing this certification.

    Study time: 175 guided learning hours at a minimum

    *Value-added service that can be added at an additional cost

    Certification details

    ITonlinelearning is a CIPD Approved Centre (AP), which means that this certification has been rigorously assessed and approved to meet industry standards.

    Accrediting body
    The CIPD, or the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, is a professional organisation dedicated to promoting best practices in human resources management. With over 150,000 members worldwide, they offer a range of certifications, training, and support services to help individuals and organisations achieve their HR goals. The CIPD is recognised as a leading authority in the field of HR management, and its certifications, including this CIPD Level 5 qualification, are highly respected in the industry.

    Certification expiry
    CIPD certifications do not expire and are fantastic building blocks for your career in personnel & development, organisational development, and learning & development.

    We are an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) for the UK’s most esteemed learning providers

    Our courses have been developed in collaboration with industry-leading experts and are created by ITonlinelearning for you, exclusively.

    CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma
    in People Management

    What You Will Learn

      Organisational Performance & Culture in Practice

      You will learn about the importance of organisational performance and how to apply various techniques to measure and improve it. Additionally, you will explore the role of organisational culture and learn how to create and maintain a positive and productive work environment.

      Evidence-Based Practice

      You will learn how to use research and data to make informed decisions and drive positive change within your organisation. You will gain skills in critical analysis and evaluation, which will help you to identify and implement evidence-based practices that improve the performance and well-being of your team.

      Professional Behaviours & Valuing People

      You will learn about the importance of professional behaviours and how to develop and maintain positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders. You will also explore the concept of valuing people and how to create a culture of inclusion, diversity, and respect within your organisation.

      Employment Relationship Management

      You will learn about the legal and ethical considerations of managing employment relationships, including contracts, policies, and procedures. You will also gain skills in conflict resolution and negotiation, which will help you to manage difficult situations and maintain positive relationships with employees.

      Talent Management and Workforce Planning

      You will learn how to identify and develop talent within your organisation, including recruitment, selection, training and development. You will also gain skills in workforce planning, which will help you to ensure that your organisation has the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles, at the right time.

      Reward for Performance and Contribution

      You will learn how to design and implement reward strategies that recognise and incentivise high performance and contribution. You will explore the different types of rewards available, including financial and non-financial, and how to align them with the values and objectives of your organisation.

      Optional Units

      You will be required to select one of the following optional units to complete this Associate Diploma:

      • People management in an international context
      • Leadership and management development
      • Learning and development essentials

      Your Success is Assured

      Expert Career Consultants

      Our expert Career Consultants select qualifications that align perfectly with your aspirations by collaborating with you to identify your desired end-goal.

      Certified Tutors

      Our certified Tutors are there to assist you with course questions, exam queries, and revision so you have all the support you need to ace your exams.

      Study Coaches and Mentors

      Your Study Coach and Mentor is dedicated to guiding and supporting you throughout your journey by providing motivation, encouragement, and monitoring progress.

      Experienced Recruitment Advisors

      Your Recruitment Advisor will provide you with the tools you need to succeed, like an industry-oriented CV, LinkedIn profile overhaul, and exclusive resources.

      The Key to Your Success

      Your Expert Career Consultant has received extensive training in the solutions we offer, and they understand that making the wrong choice can have a negative impact on your career, and overall well-being. They’re here to: 

      • Get to know you, your goals, and your experience 
      • Help you through the best options for you
      • Make sure you choose the right path: financially, psychologically, and professionally. 

      Career and Progression Prospects

      Human Resources is used in a plethora of sectors, but here are a few roles you’re qualified to explore with this certification:

      Human Resources Officer

      Human Resources Assistant

      Human Resources Administrator

      Learning and Development Assistant

      Learning and Development Officer

      Organisational Development Officer

      Why Choose ITonlinelearning?

      Customer-Approved Service since 2007

      You will benefit from our perfected learning & development formula by enjoying support that forms the crux of our values and mission. Our TrustScore of 4.9 has remained consistent with thousands of 5-star reviews, so we’re happy to report that our customers agree.

      An Endorsed Qualification & Reputation

      When we say accredited, we mean that official experts from our licensed organisations have evaluated and approved our training material to ensure it meets their refined standards. These qualifications thus make you a credible and reliable professional.

      Tailored Advice & Consulting

      There is no one-size-fits-all approach to achieving personal and professional goals. You deserve career consulting and employability advice tailored toward your specific skills, experience, and aspirations – luckily, this is our forte.

      Full Student Success Team

      To drive your success forward to the finishing line of your goals, our team comprises of professionals available at the press of a button to provide clarity on questions you have regarding your exam booking and preparation, portal and logins, assignments, as well as quizzes. You can also access one-to-one Tutor and Mentor Support so that your queries can be resolved swiftly and comprehensively. Our Tutors are experienced and certified in their fields, too!

      Bolster Your Income Potential & Job Security

      Your certification will provide you with a significant competitive advantage by validating your skills and knowledge – with that, you can either contribute toward your current company or grow in another one.

      Finance that suits your lifestyle

      You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your lifestyle in order to advance your skills. With your development at the forefront of our mission, we have personalised financing options so that you can live comfortably whilst investing in your future.

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      Our TrustScore maintains a steady rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars for excellent service, but don’t take our word for it.

      Projecting Your Salary

      We want to help you achieve the best outcome in your studies so that you can flourish in your selected development pathway.

      £38.7K /

      per year

      Learning & Development Manager

      £40.2K /

      per year

      Human Resources Manager

      £49.6K /

      per year

      Organisational Development Manager

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      CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management
      Frequently Asked Questions

      You have questions, and we have all the answers

      The CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management is for anyone that enjoys (or is aspiring to) developing and managing people with a focus on human resources.

      CIPD Level 5 is generally regarded as being equivalent to an undergraduate degree in academic terms.

      The CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management is assessed by means of formal assignments that you will be required to submit.

      Associate CIPD is attained after successful completion of the CIPD Level 5 Associate Diploma in People Management and means that you have achieved a comprehensive understanding of people management and development. This qualification provides a solid foundation for further career development and progression in HR, OD, and L&D. You can add the post-nominals “Assoc CIPD” to the end of your name in your CV and on your LinkedIn profile to showcase your new status as an accomplished HR professional with a recognised industry qualification!