Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

The CIPD HRM Intermediate qualification develop knowledge and understanding of different HR models and practices, and the external factors that impact on organisations.

  • Course Type Adult - Professional
  • Subject Area Leadership and Management
  • Qualification CIPD Diploma
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Level 5
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length 48 weeks
  • Start Date 07-Jan-21
  • End Date 24-Mar-22
  • Day Thursday
  • Times 09:30-14:00
  • Fee £1495.00
  • Reduced Fee N/A

The CIPD HRM Intermediate qualification develop knowledge and understanding of different HR models and practices, and the external factors that impact on organisations. They are suited to individuals who seek to develop a career in HR management and development, are working in the field of HR and need to extend their knowledge and skills, have responsibility for implementing HR policies and strategies and need to understand the role of HR in the wider organisational and environmental context.

Day Start Finish Time Weeks Fee Site Course code
Thurs 07-Jan-21 24-Mar-22 09:30-14:30 48 £1,495 H P5PDHRM0/0/1

Teaching and learning methods

Workshop based teaching and in computer suites for practice sessions. Sessions are delivered by highly qualified industry specialists.

Assessment is via practical work-based assignments provided by CIPD. This ensures that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

Modules and assessment

This qualification will develop your ability to evaluate the effectiveness of different HR models and practices, and increase your understanding of the external factors that impact upon HR activities and organisations. You’ll also develop your planning, analytical and problem solving skills.


  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Business Issues and the Contexts of Human Resources
  • Managing and Coordinating the Human Resources Function
  • Using Information in Human Resources
  • Employment Law
  • Reward Management
  • Resourcing and Talent Planning
  • Contemporary Developments in Employment Relations

Career options and progression

On successful completion of a CIPD Level 5 Intermediate Diploma in Human Resource Management, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CIPD membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 5 Diploma to Level 7 Certificate)
  • Apply to become a Chartered Member of CIPD

Learners who are aspiring to a management role may progress to roles such as: HR Manager, HR Business Partner, HR Consultant.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at Grade C and above although other relevant or prior work experience may also be considered as an alternative.

 Ideally Level 3 CIPD qualification/apprenticeship and/or at least 3 years relevant Human Resource experience.

 Learners will need to have access to a PC with internet connection to access online resources and complete assignments. CMI application form and interview with CMI tutor required.


Professional classrooms with access to IT equipment and variety of books, journals and online resources through the College Learning Resource Centre. Access to computers at the multiple LRC locations.

Additional Costs

CIPD student membership.

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