Gain a professional qualification in Human Resources or Learning and Development from as little as £199* per month (+ deposit) with our interest free payment plan
If your university plans are on hold because of the pandemic, why not gain a professional qualification in the people profession (Human Resources or Learning and Development) and kick start your future career?
The global pandemic has put paid to the plans of many students so why not use your gap year to start a career in Human Resources (HR) or Learning and Development (L&D). This could be the perfect time to get a professional qualification and become a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and gain an edge over other job seekers in what is likely to remain a competitive environment.
A CIPD Foundation Certificate or Diploma in HR Practice or L&D makes an ideal first professional qualification if you plan to work in the people industry in the future. Fully online, the Level 3 Certificate can be achieved for as little as £199* a month with an interest free payment plan and is a great way to accelerate your future job prospects after university.
Watson Martin offer three different online study routes – Workshop Based, (delivered through zoom webinars), Online and Fast Track – all of which combine the very best of digital learning and access to our word class virtual learning environment. All our study routes come with tailored one-to-one support from a fully qualified HR expert. You will study six units on each programme that cover the main principles of HR or L&D and each route will provide you with a good introduction to the key areas you will be exposed to in your future HR or L&D career.
Candidates who choose our fast track programme can achieve their qualification and all important CIPD Associate Membership within three to six months. Those who want to learn more at their own pace can be CIPD qualified in six months. Either way, there will still be plenty of time to experience other new opportunities before campuses reopen fully and university life returns to normal next year.
Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, online professional courses have become more popular, and are a great preparation for university. Not only do they expand your knowledge on a particular subject, but they introduce you to a more flexible way of studying where you discover how to manage your own learning journey.
So, if your university or gap year plans are on hold because of the virus then think about using the time to gain new skills and develop your future career.
If you already have knowledge and/or experience of HR you might be eligible to undertake a Level 5 Intermediate CIPD qualification:
Call Monika on 020 7932 2760 before 30 September for a free, no-obligation chat about your options and our student discounts or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
* £1365 + £45 registration fee = £1410 + VAT = £1692 (deposit of £495 and 6 instalments of £199) – self funders only.